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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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December 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, announced her support of the Omnibus Appropriations Bill’s inclusion of robust funding for Alzheimer’s disease research, programs for Alzheimer’s caregivers and the Minority AIDS Initiative.  This bill funds these initiatives for Fiscal Year 2016. 

December 21, 2015 Press Release

 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, announced her support of the Omnibus Appropriations Bill’s inclusion of robust funding the Minority AIDS Initiative.  This bill funds this initiative for Fiscal Year 2016.

 

December 10, 2015 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, introduced the Minority Diabetes Initiative Act (H.R. 4209). 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 42 of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues.

December 1, 2015 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, issued the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day:

 

 

November 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, urged her congressional colleagues to cosponsor the Minority Diabetes Initiative Act, in honor of National Diabetes Month, which is celebrated in November. 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.

November 21, 2015 Press Release

 

LOS ANGELES - Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, was honored at the Fifth Annual First Ladies Health Luncheon Symposium on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.  The Annual First Ladies Health Initiative event brings together pastors’ wives, known as First Ladies, from area churches throughout Los Angeles and Orange County with healthcare professionals.

November 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), House Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan, Bicameral Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease, commended the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) for holding Memory Screening Week from Nov. 1-7 and urged the general public, especially those 65 and over, to take advantage of the screenings.

 

October 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and a leading advocate in Congress for HIV/AIDS prevention, testing and treatment, marked National Latino AIDS Awareness Day by reiterating her support for robust federal funding for domestic HIV/AIDS programs in fiscal year (FY) 2016.

 

August 19, 2015 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement upon the passing of Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Founding Member and former Representative Louis B. Stokes:

July 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – 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, marked the 50th anniversary of the creation of Medicare and Medicaid.  President Lyndon Johnson signed into law legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid on July 30, 1965. 

 

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