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Congresswoman Waters Marks the 20th Anniversary of the Passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
September 16, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Marks the 20th Anniversary of the Passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA-43) commemorated 20 years since the signing of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) into law on Saturday, September 13th. The legislation created critical protections for victims of domestic violence and dramatically strengthened our nation’s criminal justice response to violence against women, the ability to keep victim’s safe, and holdin... More
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Waters Applauds CFPB Action Against Corinthian Colleges
September 15, 2014
Waters Applauds CFPB Action Against Corinthian Colleges WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, expressed support for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's announcement that it would take legal action against Corinthian Colleges, Inc. for its predatory lending practices. Upon hearing the news, Rep. Waters reiterated her support for an unqualified ability for all students enrolled at Corinthian to withdraw and receive... More
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Congresswoman Waters Announces $10.25 Million Federal Grant for Improvements to the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Metro Station
September 12, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Announces $10.25 Million Federal Grant for Improvements to the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Metro Station September 12, 2014 Los Angeles, CA- Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) announced that the Department of Transportation awarded a TIGER grant in the amount of $10,250,000 to Metro for the implementation of the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station Master Plan. TIGER is a nationwide competitive grant program that creates jobs by investing in transportation infrastructure throug... More
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Waters Salutes Women in Service
September 12, 2014
September 12, 2014 Waters Salutes Women in Service Washington, D.C. – Just one day after the 13th anniversary of the tragic September 11 attacks on our nation, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) paid tribute to women who bravely serve our nation as members of the military, law enforcement, fire departments, first responders, USO and the American Red Cross. Waters gave keynote remarks at the Harbor City/Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce “Tribute to American Heroes: Saluting Women who Serve” lun... More
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Congresswoman Waters Remembers Fallen Heroes of 9/11 at Capitol Hill Ceremony
September 11, 2014
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement today on the thirteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001: "It has been thirteen years to the day since an unfathomable act of violence took the lives of nearly 3,000 innocent Americans. Every year, we honor the thousands lost in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, though we remember them every day. "We came together as a Nation after th... More
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