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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

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December 4, 2014 Press Release


Reps. Maxine Waters, Chris Smith Seek Increase in Funds for Alzheimer's Research in Final FY 2015 Budget Package


December 4, 2014


December 4, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Urges Robust Funding for Alzheimer's Programs in FY 2015 and FY 2016


December 3, 2014


December 1, 2014 Press Release


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:


November 26, 2014 Press Release

Waters Statement on One Year Anniversary of LAX Shooting
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.


November 17, 2014 Press Release

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.

November 17, 2014 Press Release


Waters Kicks Off Covered California's Open Enrollment 


October 20, 2014 Press Release


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 Press Release


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. 


March 26, 2014 In The News

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.

January 13, 2014 In The News

Apparently fed up with their Republican colleagues' policy priorities, a group of Democratic congresswomen sent a scathing memo to the GOP on Friday to express their frustration.