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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.



More on Health Care

February 9, 2011 In The News

by Amanda Terkel

Despite campaigning on a platform of creating jobs and boosting the economy, some of the first pieces of legislation Republicans have taken up in the 112th Congress are measures that would restrict women's access to abortion and family planning services.

February 8, 2011 Press Release

At a press conference ahead of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution hearing on H.R. 3, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" today, House Judiciary Democrats staunchly rejected Republicans' characterization of the bill as a federal funding measure.  In their remarks, Judiciary Democrats, led by Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr.

January 18, 2011 Floor Statement

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) entered the following statement into the Congressional Record today during floor debate on the Republican legislation to repeal health care reform.

"Thank you Mr. Speaker, and I thank the Judiciary Committee's Ranking Member, my friend Mr. Conyers, for yielding the time.

I'm proud to join my Democratic colleagues on the floor this afternoon to state our unequivocal stance against health care reform repeal.

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July 21, 2010 Press Release
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July 21, 2010 In The News

by Daniel G. Amen, MD