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December 1, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Commemorates World AIDS Day 2020

Rep. Waters: “On World AIDS Day 2020, we must confront the unprecedented challenges of two simultaneous global pandemics... In honor of the millions of people we have lost to HIV/AIDS, I vow to continue my fight to keep our communities healthy and put an end to the HIV/AIDS pandemic once and for all.”

June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), the Chair of the House Financial Services Committee and a member of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, offered an amendment to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 1425) to protect Medicare patients with diabetes.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on Donald Trump’s negligence in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and his threats to protestors calling for the removal of statues of Confederate generals and slaveholders:  

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), the Chair of the House Financial Services Committee and a member of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, introduced the Affordable Insulin for the COVID-19 Emergency Act today.  The bill is cosponsored by 25 of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues and endorsed by the American Diabetes Association.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – In light of the alarming reports of the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on the African American community, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urging the release of all demographic and resource allocation data regarding COVID-19 testing supplies, PPE, ventilators, and other medical equipment and supplies.

 

December 1, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters: We Must Unite in Worldwide Solidarity in the Fight Against AIDS

Commemorates World AIDS Day 2019

WASHINGTON -- As a congressional leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day, which is celebrated every year on December 1:

October 1, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Attends Behavioral Health Services Community Fair in Gardena

Annual Fair for Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Los Angeles & Torrance Residents

June 20, 2018 Press Release

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

June 14, 2018 Press Release

Waters: Trump’s Decision to Strip Coverage for Preexisting Conditions is Especially Harmful for African Americans   

March 28, 2018 Press Release

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:  

 

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