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Congresswoman Maxine Waters Attends Behavioral Health Services Community Fair in Gardena
Annual Fair for Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Los Angeles & Torrance Residents
Waters Offers Amendments to Provide Treatment for all Substance Abuse Disorders – Rather than only Opioid Addiction
Three Amendments Would Expand Access to Medicaid & Conduct Research for Comprehensive Substance Abuse Treatment
Waters: Trump’s Decision to Strip Coverage for Preexisting Conditions is Especially Harmful for African Americans
Rep. Waters Announces FY2018 Appropriations Letters & Omnibus Accomplishments
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which provides substantial federal funding increases to many of her legislative priorities through September 30, 2018, the end of the current fiscal year:
Waters Introduces Legislation to Increase Federal Funding for Obamacare Outreach
Provides $1.2 Billion for Navigator Programs and Promotional Activities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2017
Contact: Twaun Samuel or Rykia Dorsey
Phone: (202) 225-2201
Congresswoman Waters on Trump Attacking Women (in More Ways than One)
WASHINGTON—Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after the announcement that President Trump has restricted women’s access to birth control.
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, introduced the Minority Diabetes Initiative Act (H.R. 2351). This bill will establish an initiative to provide grants to physicians and community-based organizations for diabetes prevention, care and treatment programs in minority communities. The bill is supported by 48 of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and a congressional leader on HIV/AIDS issues, called for increases in funding for domestic HIV/AIDS programs in fiscal year 2018. The proposed increases were included in two letters to leaders of the House Committee on Appropriations, which were signed by many of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues.
Congresswoman Waters Reintroduces the Stop AIDS in Prison Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee and a Congressional leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, reintroduced the Stop AIDS in Prison Act today (H.R. 1882). This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Prisons to develop a comprehensive policy to provide HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, and treatment for inmates in federal prisons. The bill has 33 original cosponsors.