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Waters Calls for Review of Ebola Protocols at LAX
October 19, 2014
Waters Calls for Review of Ebola Protocols at LAX LOS ANGELES, CA – Citing concerns from airport police officers, flight attendants, nurses and many others, a senior congresswoman representing Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has called for a meeting to review the current procedures being undertaken to screen passengers for – and respond to – a potential incident involving the Ebola virus. In a letter to Gina Marie Lindsey, Executive Director of Los Angeles World Airports, Congresswoman ... More
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Congresswoman Waters Congratulates the City of Gardena on $375,000 COPS Hiring Program Award
October 8, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Congratulates the City of Gardena on $375,000 COPS Hiring Program Award October 8, 2014 Washington, DC- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) congratulated the Gardena Police Department on receiving a $375,000 grant from the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program (CHP). In a letter to Police Chief Edward Medrano, Congresswoman Waters praised the City of Gardena for its focus on recruiting school resource officers (SROs) and bringing military veterans into t... More
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Congresswoman Waters Urges State Department to Support the Rights of Peaceful Demonstrators in Haiti
October 2, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Urges State Department to Support the Rights of Peaceful Demonstrators in Haiti October 2, 2014 Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, expressing concern about the potential for political instability and violence in Haiti. The letter urges him to use his influence to encourage the Government of Haiti to respect the rights of Haitian citizens to peaceably assemble and express their political opinions free fro... More
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Congresswoman Waters Announces $4.5 Million Federal Grant for LA County for Residential Noise Mitigation in Lennox and Athens
September 24, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Announces $4.5 Million Federal Grant for LA County for Residential Noise Mitigation in Lennox and Athens September 24, 2014 Washington, DC- Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) announced that the County of Los Angeles has been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for residential noise mitigation. The grant extends funding for the County’s Residential Sound Insulation Program, which provides assistance to families in unincorporated... More
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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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