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LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, marked the 80th anniversary of the landmark Social Security Act. Signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935, the Social Security Act has provided economic stability and retirement security to millions of hard working Americans. The Congresswoman released the following statement:
LOS ANGELES -- Yesterday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and her fellow California Delegation Democrat colleague, Karen Bass, joined in sending a letter to the California State Senate President pro Tempore, Kevin de Leon and the Speaker of the California Assembly, Toni Atkins, urging them to support legislation that will impose a moratorium on the Ellis Act, a California law that is increasingly being abused to evict hundreds of veterans, elderly persons, and families.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, marked the 50th anniversary of the creation of Medicare and Medicaid. President Lyndon Johnson signed into law legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid on July 30, 1965.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark Older Americans Act today. President Lyndon Johnson signed this important law on July 14, 1965. The Older Americans Act funds critical services that help keep older adults healthy and independent – services such as meals-on-wheels and other nutrition programs, in-home services, transportation, senior centers, elder abuse prevention, and caregiver suppo
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, commended the decision of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to grant her request to extend the public comment period on the FAA’s Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Southern California Metroplex (SoCal Metroplex) project. The public comment period on the Draft EA has been extended by 60 calendar days to September 8, 2015.
South Bay Rep. Maxine Waters said Friday that the public comment period for the proposed Southern California Metroplex to improve air traffic over Southern California should be increased from 30 to at least 90 days.
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:
Rep. Waters Congratulates Torrance-Based Newspaper for Pulitzer Prize Award
The Daily Breeze Was Given Journalism's Highest Honor for Excellence in Local Reporting
Congresswoman Waters Leads 146 Members of Congress Seeking Expansion of TIGER Transportation Funding
April 1, 2015
Waters Awarded by South County Labor