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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Health Care

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September 27, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Introduces Minority Diabetes Initiative Act to Reduce Diabetes Disparities

July 19, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Recognizes National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing & Awareness Day 

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the Financial Services Committee and a leading advocate in Congress for HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, and treatment, introduced a resolution (H.Res. 504) in recognition of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, which is celebrated every year on July 21st. 

July 11, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters: We will Fight Tooth and Nail to Protect Obamacare & Coverage for Preexisting Conditions

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit Court heard oral arguments in the Republican-led case of Texas v. U.S., in which the Trump administration urged the court to overturn the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) in its entirety – including protections for people with pre-existing conditions:

June 18, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Hosts Healthcare Roundtable at Centinela Hospital in Inglewood 

Joins House Democrats’ Healthcare Weekend of Action

December 15, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on Texas Judge Ruling Obamacare Unconstitutional

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement today in response to the ruling of a federal judge in Texas that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is unconstitutional:

October 21, 2018 In The News

Rep. Waters Discusses Protecting Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid on MSNBC

June 20, 2018 Press Release

Waters Offers Amendments to Provide Treatment for all Substance Abuse Disorders – Rather than only Opioid Addiction

Three Amendments Would Expand Access to Medicaid & Conduct Research for Comprehensive Substance Abuse Treatment

June 14, 2018 Press Release

Waters: Trump’s Decision to Strip Coverage for Preexisting Conditions is Especially Harmful for African Americans   

June 14, 2018 Press Release

Waters Statement on Trump’s Use of the Courts to Deny Americans Healthcare Coverage for Preexisting Conditions 

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: