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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.
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.
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
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
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:
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
Waters Urges Robust Funding for Alzheimer's Research and Patient Support Programs
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.
Waters Statement on the President's Budget Request
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the release of President Obama's fiscal year 2016 budget request, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, and member of the Democratic Steering & Policy Committee, applauded the President for including a number of important spending increases for HIV/AIDS programs, Alzheimer's research and for the government agencies that are charged with policing Wall Street.
Waters Leads 54 Members Seeking Robust HIV/AIDS Funding in Fiscal Year 2016 Budget
December 19, 2014