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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Health Care

I have been a longtime advocate for quality, affordable health care for all Americans, and therefore I am a leader in the current effort to reform health care and health insurance.
 

 

 

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June 21, 2017 Press Release

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June 21, 2017

Contact: Twaun Samuel or Rykia Dorsey

Phone: (202) 225-2201

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Congressman Chris Smith Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Confront the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease

May 24, 2017 Press Release

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May 24, 2017

Contact: Twaun Samuel or Rykia Dorsey

Phone: (202) 225-2201

 

Congresswoman Waters: Why Does Trump Keep Attacking Working Families?

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s $4.1 trillion FY 2018 budget proposal, which he unveiled to the United States Congress yesterday:

May 5, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, introduced the Minority Diabetes Initiative Act (H.R. 2351).  This bill will establish an initiative to provide grants to physicians and community-based organizations for diabetes prevention, care and treatment programs in minority communities.  The bill is supported by 48 of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues.

 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Waters on Trumpcare: Desperate & Pathetic Attempt for a Victory at the Expense of Americans 

 

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today in response to the passage of the American Health Care Act, also known as “Trumpcare”, in the U.S. House of Representatives:

 

April 19, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, called for robust funding for Alzheimer’s research and patient support programs in fiscal year 2018. The funding requests were included in four letters to leaders of the House Committee on Appropriations, which were signed by many of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues.

 

April 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and a congressional leader on HIV/AIDS issues, called for increases in funding for domestic HIV/AIDS programs in fiscal year 2018.  The proposed increases were included in two letters to leaders of the House Committee on Appropriations, which were signed by many of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues.

 

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.

 

March 24, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Tells Republicans to Leave Trumpcare in the Trashcan Where it Belongs!

 

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, issued a statement after Speaker Paul Ryan cancelled the vote on “Trumpcare,” Republicans’ bill to overhaul our nation’s health system, which had been scheduled for today in the House of Representatives. Her statement follows:

 

March 14, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Slams Trumpcare After CBO Report Exposes Disastrous Impacts

 

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, issued a statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its report on House Republicans’ bill to overhaul our nation’s health system, which President Trump is trying to convince Members of Congress to support. Her statement follows:

 

March 8, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Condemns Heartless Republican Obamacare Repeal Bill

 

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, issued a statement after reviewing House Republicans’ bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as “Obamacare.” The bill was released Monday night and is scheduled to be marked up today in two House committees. Her statement follows:

 

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