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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

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June 12, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) applauded the Homeland Security Committee's approval of H.R.
June 10, 2014 Press Release
Last night, on the floor of the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) spoke in opposition to the Republican Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015. The bill cuts to historic lows some key housing and transportation initiatives, including the TIGER program, which facilitated the construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor.

Full text of the Congresswoman's remark are below:

May 9, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) today announced the appointment of Twaun Samuel as her new Chief of Staff.  Mr. Samuel has held several positions throughout his five years of service on Rep. Waters' staff, most recently as Senior Counsel and Legal Fellow/Intern Coordinator on the House Financial Services Committee, of which Waters is the Ranking Member. In Waters' personal office, Samuel served as Legal Fellow, Legislative Assistant and Legislative Counsel.

May 7, 2014 Press Release

 Student, teachers and parents from across California's 43rd Congressional District joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters at the Lawndale Community Center on Friday, May 2, where she announced this year's Congressional Art Competition winners. An independent panel of art instructors and professional artists volunteered their time and expertise to choose four winners from 41 entries, the largest number of submissions ever received.

May 5, 2014 Press Release

At the Hawthorne Memorial Center, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, welcomed approximately 250 women entrepreneurs and business owners to her "Women in Business Roundtable" on Friday, April 25.  Experts from Federal, state and local agencies and the private sector were present to provide attendees with valuable information to help their entrepreneurial dreams become a reality. This was the second roundtable held by Congresswoman Waters following a successful gathering in another 43rd district city.

May 5, 2014 In The News
Rep. Maxine Waters (D- Los Angeles) and a panel of constitutional law experts engaged in spirited debate with students last Thursday during a Loyola Marymount University forum weighing the need for domestic electronic surveillance against citizens' rights to privacy.
The panel, moderated by Waters, represented a diversity of viewpoints on the ethics and effectiveness of National Security Administration spying at home and abroad.
April 30, 2014 In The News
Rep. Maxine Waters (D- Los Angeles), who last year pushed legislation to limit the U.S. National Security Agency's ability to collect electronic data on American citizens, will moderate a public forum about domestic spying tonight on the Loyola Marymount University campus.

Panelists include ACLU legislative counsel Gabe Rottman, John C. Eastman of the Claremont Institute's Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence and "Dragnet Nation" author Julia Angwin, a ProPublica reporter.

April 29, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement regarding relocation of Toyota's North American Headquarters in Torrance to North Dallas (Plano), Texas:

April 28, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) will host a public forum on the National Security Administration (NSA) on Thursday, April 24 from 7pm - 9pm. The forum will take place at Loyola Marymount University's Ahmanson Auditorium, and is designed for individuals to hear both sides of the NSA debate in regards to governmental surveillance and civil liberties.

April 28, 2014 Press Release

In a room full of representatives of banks, non-profits, community advocacy organizations, elected officials and volunteers, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), top Democrat on the Financial Services Committee, underscored the importance of community banks, minority and women-owned financial institutions, and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to low and moderate-income individuals and communities.