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Rep. Waters Commends Los Angeles City Council for Approving Increase to the Minimum Wage
May 21, 2015
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, voiced her support for the Los Angeles City Council’s decision to raise the minimum wage to $15-per-hour by 2020. Her statement follows: “Yesterday, Los Angeles became a leader in the fight to provide workers and families with a living wage. With more than 800,000 residents living on the minimum wage, almost half of the workforce, this ordinance is especially important for the city of Los Ange... More
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Congresswoman Waters Introduces TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act
May 21, 2015
Congresswoman Waters Introduces TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act Calls for a $7.5 Billion Investment in Transportation Infrastructure May 21, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, introduced the TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act (H.R. 2495). This bill will provide an emergency supplemental appropriation of $7.5 billion over the next 6 years for the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) pr... More
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Waters Urges Passage of a Multi-Year Transportation Bill; Introduces Legislation to Invest in Transportation Infrastructure
May 20, 2015
Waters Urges Passage of a Multi-Year Transportation Bill; Introduces Legislation to Invest in Transportation Infrastructure May 20, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, called today for passage of a multi-year transportation bill and announced she is introducing legislation to expand the TIGER transportation program to bring our nation’s transportation system into the 21st century. Her statement was submitted into the C... More
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Rep. Waters Commemorates, Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 19, 2015
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, commemorated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with the following statement, and detailed her history serving Asian American and Pacific Islander constituents: “Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders significantly contribute to our vibrant national identity, and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month invites us all to recognize and celebrate those contributions. The AAPI community in the United St... More
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Congresswoman Waters Celebrates Cinco de Mayo and Recognizes Contributions of Mexican Americans to Our Nation
May 5, 2015
Congresswoman Waters Celebrates Cinco de Mayo and Recognizes Contributions of Mexican Americans to Our Nation May 5, 2015 Los Angeles, CA – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today in celebration of Cinco de Mayo: “Today I am proud to join many of my constituents in California's 43rd District in celebrating Cinco de Mayo and Mexico’s triumph over the French Army in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Cinco de ... More
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