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Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, delivered good news to attendees at the Actively Caring Through Sharing Support Group for Women and Men Caregivers Meeting (ACTS) on Saturday, December 19, 2015 in Los Angeles.
As a longtime advocate for Alzheimer’s disease caregivers, the Congresswoman educated the caregivers on the robust funding for Alzheimer’s disease research and Alzheimer’s caregivers programs included in the Fiscal Year 2016 budget that Congress passed last week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, delivered good news to attendees at the Actively Caring Through Sharing Support Group for Women and Men Caregivers Meeting (ACTS) on Saturday, December 19, 2015 in Los Angeles.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking member of the Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement after the Los Angeles Unified School District closed 900 schools after receiving a threat via email on Tuesday.
Congresswoman Waters’ statement follows:
LOS ANGELES - Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of Committee on Financial Services, and Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) delivered remarks at the 14th Annual State of the Region event sponsored by the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday, December 14th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Torrance-South Bay in Torrance. Congresswoman Waters and Congressman Lieu were invited by the Chamber to give updates about the legislation and economic development opportunity affecting the South Bay region.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement after the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Baitus-Salaam Mosque and the Islamic Center of Hawthorne were vandalized in Hawthorne, California.
Congresswoman Waters’ statement follows:
Despite a series of troublesome safety issues at ExxonMobil’s Torrance refinery, South Bay Reps. Ted Lieu and Maxine Waters nevertheless praised the oil giant Monday for its role as a major employer and in acknowledging the threat of climate change.
ExxonMobil, which employs 650 of its own employees as well as 550 contract workers, was among the major regional employers commended by Lieu and Waters at the 14th annual State of the Region address, hosted by the Torrance Chamber of Commerce at the Doubletree hotel.
Members of the Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro met on Nov. 24 with California State Attorney General Kamala Harris’ staff at the Los Angeles branch of the Attorney General’s Office.
The long-awaited meeting to discuss the sale of Keiro Senior HealthCare’s four facilities to the for-profit Pacifica Companies was set up through the efforts of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Gardena). Although the attorney general has already approved the sale, with conditions, the committee is requesting that the sale be postponed and that a public hearing be held.
The First Ladies Health Initiative held its 5th Annual Los Angeles and Orange County First Ladies Health Luncheon symposium at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on November 21.
The forum was designed to bring social and health awareness to minority residents of Southern California and abroad. The fine dining, upscale event was sponsored by Walgreens and featured several distinguished guests and keynote speakers.
South Central Los Angeles Regional Center (SCLARC) held its grand opening on Saturday, November 14, and tour of the facility at their new site the “Legacy Plaza.” The event included national, state and local elected officials who participated in the program. The afternoon event began on the open plaza with the ribbon cutting ceremony conducted by none other than the Honorable Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Waters remarked on her long-term relationship with the regional center and with the late O.V. Smith, a pioneer in the field of work related to those with development disabilities.