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December 20, 2016 Press Release


Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement today in response to the apparent terrorist attack in Berlin, Germany:

December 14, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters’ Statement on the Nomination of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State


December 14, 2016


WASHINGTON, D.C. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, condemned President-elect Trump’s nomination of Rex Tillerson to be our nation’s next Secretary of State.  Her statement follows:


April 16, 2015 Press Release


Congresswoman Waters Urges Action to Stop the Slaughter of Civilians by Boko Haram


April 16, 2015


March 17, 2015 Press Release


Leading Democratic Lawmakers Condemn GOP Letter to Iran


Waters leads coalition expressing "concern and disappointment" with Senators' interference in international negotiations


February 11, 2015 Press Release

Waters Remarks on Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act


House Passes Bill Named in Honor of Transportation Security Officer Killed in the Line of Duty at LAX


January 13, 2015 Press Release

Waters Statement on the Large Number of Nigerians Slaughtered in Baga by Boko Haram

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters issued the following statement today on the terrorist attacks in Baga, Borno of Nigeria by terrorist organization Boko Haram. Up to possibly 2,000 civilians were murdered over several days of violent attacks:

January 8, 2015 Press Release

Waters Statement on the Terrorist Attack in France

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters released the following statement today on the terrorist attack against the Charlie Hebdo magazine office in Paris, France:

November 26, 2014 Press Release

Waters Statement on One Year Anniversary of LAX Shooting
On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), who represents the district that includes LAX, released the following statement:


"On this somber anniversary, my thoughts and prayers remain with the LAX shooting victims, their families and loved ones.


October 20, 2014 Press Release


Waters Calls for Review of Ebola Protocols at LAX


LOS ANGELES, CA – Citing concerns from airport police officers, flight attendants, nurses and many others, a senior congresswoman representing Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has called for a meeting to review the current procedures being undertaken to screen passengers for – and respond to – a potential incident involving the Ebola virus.

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.