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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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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:

 

December 1, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Commemorates World AIDS Day

 

December 1, 2016

 

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and a Congressional leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, issued the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day:

 

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.

 

January 4, 2016 In The News

Sarah Wire asked members of California’s congressional delegation about goals for 2016.

They ranged from the professional — Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) said he has ideas about reining in the National Security Agency and Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) is looking for bipartisanship — to the lighthearted — Rep. David Valadao (R-Hanford) wants to see more of his kids’ swim meets and Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) hopes to see Cal State Fullerton win the College World Series.

December 29, 2015 In The News

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, delivered good news to attendees at the Actively Caring Through Sharing Support Group for Women and Men Caregivers Meeting (ACTS) on Saturday, December 19, 2015 in Los Angeles.

As a longtime advocate for Alzheimer’s disease caregivers, the Congresswoman educated the caregivers on the robust funding for Alzheimer’s disease research and Alzheimer’s caregivers programs included in the Fiscal Year 2016 budget that Congress passed last week.

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