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LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, honored Second Lieutenant Glenn Clanin at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2075 Annual Thanksgiving Celebration in Hawthorne, California on November 22, 2015. VFW Post 2075 is led by Commander Roger Morrissey.
LOS ANGELES - Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, was honored at the Fifth Annual First Ladies Health Luncheon Symposium on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The Annual First Ladies Health Initiative event brings together pastors’ wives, known as First Ladies, from area churches throughout Los Angeles and Orange County with healthcare professionals.
A virtual who’s who of powerful and influential women from the world of politics, workforce development and academia assembled at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) on Nov. 12 to share their struggles, triumphs and advice during the “Women in Leadership Conference: the Path to Political Power.”
South Central Los Angeles Regional Center (SCLARC) celebrated the grand opening of Legacy Plaza, 2500 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles — the agency’s new headquarters — with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Nov. 14.
SCLARC is one of 21 private, non-profit community service agencies contracted to the State of California’s Department of Developmental Services to provide diagnosis, evaluation, case management and planning to the developmentally disabled.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) congratulated two constituents, Cinthya Benitez and Mayra Negrete, on winning the annual Southwest Airlines “¡Lánzate!/Take Off!” Travel Award for 2015.
LOS ANGELES – The South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB), a workforce investment organization serving Carson, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Lawndale, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Lomita and Torrance, celebrated its 20th Annual South Bay Workforce Investment Board Alumni Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 30th.
Congresswoman Waters gave the keynote address at the event and in doing so commended Jan Vogel, the CEO of SBWIB for his many years of work for the organization.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, introduced the Integrated Transportation and Economic Development Act (H.R. 3740), prior to adjournment on October 9, 2015. This bill will amend the national goals of the Federal aid-highway program to include the improvement of road conditions in economically distressed urban communities. Ten Members of Congress joined the Congresswoman as original cosponsors, and four additional Members subsequently agreed to cosponsor the bill.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers joined Friday to force a vote in the coming weeks to reopen the Export-Import Bank, whose charter expired this summer because of opposition from key congressional leaders.
The move is a victory for supporters of the 81-year-old bank, which helps U.S. companies export their goods.
But even if a reauthorization bill passes the House, expected as early as Oct. 26, its fate in the Senate remains unclear.
Still, House members who have been working to save the bank said Friday they were optimistic they would succeed.
Mounting job losses and a surprise political development are creating what may be another chance to revive a federal agency that fosters U.S. exports.
The shutdown of the Export-Import Bank on July 1, once expected to be short-lived, has been looking more like a permanent victory for conservative Republicans in the House who want to kill off the agency, even though a majority in Congress support it.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) applauded the House of Representative’s final approval of H.R. 720, the Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act. H.R.