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December 11, 2014
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Congresswoman Waters Urges Robust Funding for Alzheimer's Programs in FY 2015 and FY 2016
December 3, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Commemorates World AIDS Day
Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), a Congressional leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, issued the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day:
Waters Statement on One Year Anniversary of LAX Shooting
LOS ANGELES, CA – On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), who represents the district that includes LAX, released the following statement:
"On this somber anniversary, my thoughts and prayers remain with the LAX shooting victims, their families and loved ones.
U.S. Reps. Smith, Waters Mark Alzheimer's Foundation 12th Annual Memory Screening Day
WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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 its 12th annual Memory Screening Day on Nov. 18.
Waters Kicks Off Covered California's Open Enrollment
Waters Calls for Review of Ebola Protocols at LAX
LOS ANGELES, CA – Citing concerns from airport police officers, flight attendants, nurses and many others, a senior congresswoman representing Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has called for a meeting to review the current procedures being undertaken to screen passengers for – and respond to – a potential incident involving the Ebola virus.
July 30, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Applauds Passage of Veterans' Health Bill
Washington, DC– Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) voted in favor of the Conference Report for the Veterans Access, Choice & Accountability Act of 2014 (H.R. 3230), which passed the House of Representatives by an overwhelming, bipartisan vote of 420 to 5.
Family, friends and dignitaries paid their final respects to Ovarie "OV" Smith on March 22nd at Trinity Baptist Church.
Smith was the greatest advocate and crusader for people who suffered from mental disabilities, and a woman who commanded the attention of elected officials for more than 50 years passed away on March 14. She was 99 years old.
Smith was responsible for founding the building that currently houses Willing Workers Inc. in 1965. The non-profit work, activity, behavioral and educational center cares for individuals who have been hospitalized for 10-15 years.