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Waters Leads Crusade to Close Nation’s Widening Wealth Gap
March 18, 2015
Waters Leads Crusade to Close Nation’s Widening Wealth Gap Senior Democrat Challenges Congress to Tackle National Crisis Head on with Resolution to Address Wealth Gap WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of Financial Services Committee, introduced the “Wealth Gap Resolution” to address the nation’s widening wealth disparities and their crippling effects on working class families and communities of color. Wealth is the difference between sending your children to co... More
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Leading Democratic Lawmakers Condemn GOP Letter to Iran
March 17, 2015
Leading Democratic Lawmakers Condemn GOP Letter to Iran Waters leads coalition expressing “concern and disappointment” with Senators’ interference in international negotiations WASHINGTON – Yesterday, five leading Democratic lawmakers publically condemned the actions of 47 Republican Senators for taking foreign policy into their own hands by intervening in ongoing nuclear proliferation talks between the United States and the Iranian government. In a letter to Senate Majority leader Mitch McConn... More
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Waters Demands Court Access for Students at Recently Bought Corinthian Schools
March 4, 2015
Waters Demands Court Access for Students at Recently Bought Corinthian Schools Waters Announces Intent to Introduce Legislation Prohibiting Restrictions on Court Access in Enrollment Agreements Washington, D.C. – In a letter sent to Under Secretary Ted Mitchell at the U.S. Department of Education and to David Hawn, President & CEO of the Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC), Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) Ranking Member of Financial Services Committee, demanded the withhold of f... More
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Waters Announces $738,000 for Housing Authority of LA County
February 27, 2015
Waters Announces $738,000 for Housing Authority of LA County Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, announced that the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) will receive a $738,000 federal grant to continue employing its “Resident Service Coordinators” who are integral in connecting public housing residents with much-needed supportive services and resident empowerment activities in the community. Ev... More
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Waters Commends FCC’s Decision to Reclassify Broadband
February 27, 2015
Waters Commends FCC’s Decision to Reclassify Broadband WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a decision by the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of House Financial Services Committee, commended the FCC and Chairman Tom Wheeler for ensuring the Internet remains open and free. Congresswoman Waters has long advocated for strong net neutrality rules. In 2010, Congresswoman Waters wrote then FCC ... More
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