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June 21, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswomen Maxine Waters (CA-43) and Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) released the following joint statement on the shooting death of Andres Guardado by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy in Gardena:

“Another day, and another Black or Brown kid has been shot in the back by police. These killings must stop. We demand it. The American people demand it.

“Andres Guardado is the latest young man of color killed by police gunfire.  He was shot in the back. The officers involved did not wear body cameras.  

June 8, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Committee on Financial Services, and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) distributed non-surgical, washable masks and the location of local COVID-19 testing sites to residents of Avalon Gardens Public Housing Development on Friday, June 5.

May 26, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) joined with Los Angeles Southwest College President, Dr. Seher Ahwan, administrators, faculty, and staff to virtually honor 130 students who earned the 2020 President’s Scholars recognition.

Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) President’s Scholars are students who have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average for three consecutive semesters. The virtual awards ceremony and Congresswoman Waters’ keynote speech will air on Thursday, May 28 on LASC’s YouTube page.

May 25, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, paid tribute to the brave military servicemembers who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our great nation during the City of Lawndale’s virtual 2020 Memorial Day Ceremony.  

May 7, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement of support for Amazon employees and other frontline workers who are protesting unfair treatment at many grocery stores, factories, warehouses, delivery companies, and retail stores across the country during the coronavirus pandemic:

May 6, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) hosted a video conference with three members of SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West in order to express her heartfelt gratitude to all of the “unsung heroes of the healthcare industry” who are working on the frontlines in hospitals that serve the 43rd District during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on the passing of Willie Agee, a beloved and highly engaged resident and advocate for the City of Inglewood who was affectionately known as the honorary ‘Mayor of Inglewood’ and ‘Mr. Inglewood’: 

“I am deeply saddened by the passing of one of my dear friends and one of the most beloved members of our community, Willie Agee.

April 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In the interim emergency relief package that was recently signed into law and replenished the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) with $310 billion, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, led the fight to target $60 billion of those funds towards small, minority, and women owned businesses. The bill, which is known as the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (H.R.

April 27, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, released a statement today announcing that the three airports in her congressional district each received a federal grant to address the economic impact of the coronavirus on their operations.  The grants were provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pursuant to the CARES Act as follows: $69,000 for Hawthorne Municipal Airport (also known as Jack Northrop Field), $69,000 for Torrance Municipal Airport (also known as Zamperini Field), and $323,636,269 for Los Angeles Internati

April 24, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, released a statement today announcing that Behavioral Health Services (BHS), Inc., which provides primary healthcare services to low-income and underserved patients at locations throughout Los Angeles County, including the Cities of Gardena and Hawthorne in the Congresswoman’s congressional district, received three federal grants totaling $1,264,245 to support its primary care and coronavirus response work. Her statement follows:

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