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August 8, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters to American Farmers: Denounce Donald Trump & His Lies!

November 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, condemned Republican plans to cut Medicare.  Her statement follows:


“Even before President-elect Trump is sworn into office, Speaker Ryan is pledging to work with him to break the backs of American seniors by phasing out Medicare.


March 19, 2015 In The News

Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) and 52 other Democrats have introduced a measure making Congress formally recognize the widening wealth gap in America.

Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, said that rising income inequality should be a top concern of Congress. 

March 18, 2015 Press Release

Waters Leads Crusade to Close Nation's Widening Wealth Gap


Senior Democrat Challenges Congress to Tackle National Crisis Head on with Resolution to Address Wealth Gap


February 3, 2015 Press Release

Waters Statement on the President's Budget Request


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the release of President Obama's fiscal year 2016 budget request, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, and member of the Democratic Steering & Policy Committee, applauded the President for including a number of important spending increases for HIV/AIDS programs, Alzheimer's research and for the government agencies that are charged with policing Wall Street.

January 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, the Root Magazine listed Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43) as number two on its list of “People to Watch in 2015,” acknowledging her efforts as the Ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Financial Services and for her leadership in “tackling” economic issues important to moderate and middle income Americans.


September 16, 2014 Press Release


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


July 30, 2014 Press Release

July 30, 2014


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


April 28, 2014 Press Release

Following the news that members of the Senate Banking Committee have reached an agreement on legislation to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, applauded their progress and lamented the lack of action in the House of Representatives.  Waters has been outspoken in her support for a TRIA's renewal, and led a panel discussion on its importance of the program earlier this year.  The legislation was announced today by Senators Chuck Schumer, Mike Johanns, Dean Heller and Mark Kirk.

April 28, 2014 Press Release

At today's press conference to discuss, among other issues, the need for action to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, underscored the importance of a quick renewal of the Bank's charter to create and sustain American jobs.