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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

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September 24, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Announces $4.5 Million Federal Grant for LA County for Residential Noise Mitigation in Lennox and Athens


September 24, 2014


Washington, DC- Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) announced that the

September 16, 2014 Press Release


Congresswoman Waters Marks the 20th Anniversary of the Passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)


September 12, 2014 Press Release

September 12, 2014

Waters Salutes Women in Service


Washington, D.C. – Just one day after the 13th anniversary of the tragic September 11 attacks on our nation, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) paid tribute to women who bravely serve our nation as members of the military, law enforcement, fire departments, first responders, USO and the American Red Cross.


September 12, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Announces $10.25 Million Federal Grant for Improvements to the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Metro Station


September 12, 2014


September 12, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Announces $10 Million Federal Grant for the City of Inglewood for Residential Noise Mitigation


September 11, 2014


August 22, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement today regarding the California Department of Industrial Relations' Division of Occupation Safety and Health's (Cal/OSHA) announcement to fine Menzies Aviation $77,250 following an investigation into the February death of an employee at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

July 30, 2014 Press Release

July 30, 2014


Congresswoman Waters and Congressman Enyart Lead 126 Members Urging Robust Funding for TIGER Grants


July 22, 2014 In The News
In the wake of November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, the House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to tighten security at the nation's airports.

The measure, introduced by Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.), is named in honor of Gerardo Hernandez, the Transportation Security Administration screener who was shot to death Nov. 1 while on duty at LAX.

July 8, 2014 In The News
America's second largest city has seen tremendous change since the signing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, but the fight for economic equality and racial parity are far from over, local civic and political leaders say.

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, a longtime activist and Los Angeles resident since the early 1960s, has seen most of that change — both good and bad. Despite the changes, she says, the struggle continues.

June 24, 2014 In The News
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed its first congressional hurdle 50 years ago this week

Fifty years ago today, the U.S. Senate adopted the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination based on race, gender, religion and national origin.

The 73-27 vote on June 19, 1964, after 83 days of Senate debate, was a watershed moment followed quickly by the act's approval in the House of Representatives and President Lyndon Johnson signing it into law on July 2 of that year.