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Congresswoman Waters Welcomes the President’s New Course on Cuba
December 17, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Welcomes the President’s New Course on Cuba Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement congratulating the President for his announcement of historic steps to chart a new course in U.S. relations with Cuba. Her statement follows: “As a long-time advocate of improved relations with Cuba who has traveled to the island several times, I commend the President for initiating discussions with Cuba on the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and fo... More
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Reps. Maxine Waters, Chris Smith Urge President to Increase Funding for Alzheimer’s Research in FY 2016 Budget
December 11, 2014
Reps. Maxine Waters, Chris Smith Urge President to Increase Funding for Alzheimer’s Research in FY 2016 Budget December 11, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Congressman Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ), the Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, sent a letter to the President urging him to include an additional $200 million for Alzheimer’s research in his Budget Request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. The text of the letter fo... More
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VA Honors Waters for Commitment to Women’s Veterans
December 5, 2014
VA Honors Waters for Commitment to Women’s Veterans WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) has honored Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) for her years of work on behalf of America’s women veterans. In a ceremony that took place in Washington, D.C., Waters was honored by VA Secretary Bob McDonald for her work in creating the Center for Women Veterans, a special bureau within the VA that advocates for women veterans by ensuring health care benefits and other programs are ef... More
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Reps. Maxine Waters, Chris Smith Seek Increase in Funds for Alzheimer’s Research in Final FY 2015 Budget Package
December 4, 2014
Reps. Maxine Waters, Chris Smith Seek Increase in Funds for Alzheimer’s Research in Final FY 2015 Budget Package December 4, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Congressman Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ), the Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, sent letters to House Appropriations Committee leaders requesting an increase of at least $100 million in the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget package for the National Institu... More
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Congresswoman Waters Urges Robust Funding for Alzheimer’s Programs in FY 2015 and FY 2016
December 3, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Urges Robust Funding for Alzheimer’s Programs in FY 2015 and FY 2016 December 3, 2014 Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), the Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, urged leaders of the House Appropriations Committee to increase funding for Alzheimer’s research by at least $100 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 and called on the President to include robust funding for Alzheimer’s programs in his budget for FY 2016.... More
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