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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:
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:
Congresswoman Waters Urges Action to Stop the Slaughter of Civilians by Boko Haram
April 16, 2015
Leading Democratic Lawmakers Condemn GOP Letter to Iran
Waters leads coalition expressing "concern and disappointment" with Senators' interference in international negotiations
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
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:
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:
Waters Statement on One Year Anniversary of LAX Shooting
LOS ANGELES, CA – 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.
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
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.