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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Criminal Justice

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December 21, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on the Passage of the First Step Act

Applauds Progress of Efforts to End Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

 

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on the First Step Act of 2018, which passed both the House and the Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support and is now the law of the land. 

March 28, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Announces FY2018 Appropriations Letters & Omnibus Accomplishments

 

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which provides substantial federal funding increases to many of her legislative priorities through September 30, 2018, the end of the current fiscal year:  

 

April 4, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Reintroduces the Stop AIDS in Prison Act

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee and a Congressional leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, reintroduced the Stop AIDS in Prison Act today (H.R. 1882).  This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Prisons to develop a comprehensive policy to provide HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, and treatment for inmates in federal prisons. The bill has 33 original cosponsors.

 

January 5, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Urges the U.S. Senate to Reject Jeff Sessions’ AG Nomination

 

January 5, 2017

 

June 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, released the following statement upon the first anniversary of the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina:

June 17, 2015 Opinion Piece

In February, federal prosecutors began a 90-day examination to determine whether to bring cases against individuals for their role in the 2008 financial crisis.

October 8, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Congratulates the City of Gardena on $375,000 COPS Hiring Program Award

 

October 8, 2014

 

September 16, 2014 Press Release

 

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

 

July 9, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement today in light of a video showing a California Highway Patrol officer repeatedly punching a woman in the face on the 10 Freeway:

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.
 

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