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Congresswoman Waters to Host Women in Business Roundtable
April 17, 2014
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) will host a Women in Business Roundtable on Friday, April 25 from 8am -11am. The second annual roundtable will take place at the Hawthorne Memorial Center, and is designed to provide small business owners and entrepreneurs interested in starting a small business with the necessary tips and tools to help their business succeed. "According to the U.S. Census Bureau, California is one of just four states with at least 500,000 women-owned businesses and leads the ... More
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Congresswoman Waters Convenes Timely Emergency Preparedness Workshop in Torrance
April 15, 2014
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) drew a standing-room-only crowd for an Emergency Preparedness Workshop held at the George Nakano Theater in Torrance on Saturday, April 12. The event was designed to increase disaster awareness and preparedness planning for constituents, their families and neighborhoods. Experts from federal, state and local government were on hand to answer questions and help people get prepared in the event of a man-made or natural disaster. "All of us who call Southern Cali... More
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Congresswoman Maxine Waters' Statement on California Bus Crash
April 11, 2014
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement today in wake of the tragic bus crash in Northern California which involved Los Angeles-area students: "I extend my deepest condolences and prayers to the families, friends and loved ones of the victims from yesterday's horrific bus crash in Orland, about 100 miles north of Sacramento. I wish those injured a speedy recovery. "I am eagerly awaiting additional details from authorities on the exact cause of this crash, so we can ... More
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Congresswoman Waters Applauds President Obama's Equal Pay Day Executive Actions, Calls for Paycheck Fairness Act Passage
April 8, 2014
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today on Equal Pay Day which symbolizes when, more than three months into the year, women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year. According to U.S. Census Data, American women still earn only 77 cents to every dollar made by a full-time working man. "As we mark Equal Pay Day, I applaud President Obama's executive actions today to help combat pay d... More
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Rep. Maxine Waters seeking submissions for high school student art contest
April 8, 2014
Are you a high school student with artistic talent? Rep. Maxine Waters is seeking submissions for the annual Congressional Art Competition. Winners will have their art displayed in the United States Capitol building for one year. To win the competition in Waters’ district, contestants must either live in or go to school in the 43rd Congressional District, which includes Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lomita and the eastern portion of Torrance. Through April 18 at 5 p.m., works can be d... More
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