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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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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. 

 

July 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and a leading advocate in Congress for HIV/AIDS prevention, testing and treatment, introduced a resolution (H.Res. 366) in the House of Representatives today to honor National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, which is celebrated on July 21st, and encourages the nation’s health care providers to promote HIV testing among their patients.  The resolution was cosponsored by 23 Members of Congress.   

 

July 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, today introduced Alzheimer’s Action Now, a package of four bills that together will help Alzheimer’s patients and their families; promote public awareness of Alzheimer’s disease; and encourage voluntary contributions to research efforts.  The entire legislative package has been endorsed by the Alzheimer’s Association, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, and USAgainstAlzheimer’s.

 

July 14, 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 landmark Older Americans Act today.  President Lyndon Johnson signed this important law on July 14, 1965.  The Older Americans Act funds critical services that help keep older adults healthy and independent – services such as meals-on-wheels and other nutrition programs, in-home services, transportation, senior centers, elder abuse prevention, and caregiver suppo

April 30, 2015 Press Release

 

Congresswoman Waters Introduces Bipartisan Resolution to Make Alzheimer's Disease an Urgent National Priority

 

Resolution Calls for Significant Increase in Funding for Alzheimer's Research

 

April 30, 2015

 

April 1, 2015 Press Release

 

Congresswoman Waters Commemorates Minority Health Month

 

April 1, 2015

 

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement in recognition of Minority Health Month:

April 1, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Seeks Robust Funding for Domestic HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Programs in Fiscal Year 2016

 

Leads 66 Members of Congress Seeking Increased Minority AIDS Initiative Funding

 

April 1, 2015

 

February 12, 2015 Press Release

Waters Urges Robust Funding for Alzheimer's Research and Patient Support Programs

 

February 6, 2015 Press Release

 

 

In Honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Waters Reintroduces the Stop AIDS in Prison Act

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of House Financial Services Committee, reintroduced the Stop AIDS in Prison Act yesterday in honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which will be celebrated tomorrow, February 7th. The bill is now H.R. 768 and has 23 original cosponsors.

 

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