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April 27, 2015 Press Release



 April 27, 2015

April 15, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Pleased with "Long Overdue" Department of Education Actions Against Corinthian Colleges


April 14, 2015


March 4, 2015 Press Release

 Waters Demands Court Access for Students at Recently Bought Corinthian Schools

Waters Announces Intent to Introduce Legislation Prohibiting Restrictions on Court Access in Enrollment Agreements

September 16, 2014 Press Release

Waters Applauds CFPB Action Against Corinthian Colleges


WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, expressed support for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's announcement that it would take legal action against Corinthian Colleges, Inc. for its predatory lending practices.


May 27, 2014 Press Release

At a time when student debt has reached record levels, and studies show those with excessive debt may be unable to gain access to credit for important purposes like a home purchase, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) is taking steps to ensure that predatory financial products are not taking additional dollars out of the pockets of our nation's graduates.

May 16, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today marking the 60th Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, which declared all laws establishing segregated schools unconstitutional. The anniversary falls on tomorrow, May 17.

May 7, 2014 Press Release

 Student, teachers and parents from across California's 43rd Congressional District joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters at the Lawndale Community Center on Friday, May 2, where she announced this year's Congressional Art Competition winners. An independent panel of art instructors and professional artists volunteered their time and expertise to choose four winners from 41 entries, the largest number of submissions ever received.

April 16, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Maxine Waters' office is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. This annual competition celebrates the artistic spirit of high school students across the nation, offering them an opportunity to showcase their talent and compete to have their artwork displayed in the United States Capitol for a full year. Interested student artists must reside or attend a high school in the 43rd Congressional District to compete. This year's submission deadline is Monday, April 25, 2014 at 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.

January 13, 2014 In The News

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), a native of Kinloch, was on hand to give opening remarks for the 11th Annual Opening Door Awards on Friday, Dec. 6, hosted by the Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc.
During the event, the foundation provided $54,000 in scholarships to 18 students representing various multicultural communities throughout Greater Los Angeles and the Southern California region that have demonstrated academic success, leadership potential and financial need.

January 13, 2014 In The News

Max Kaplan, a 20-year-old Ivy League student who graduated from South High School, has earned a gold Congressional Award medal, one of only 236 awarded this year nationwide.

The honor is the highest Congress can award to youths aged 14 to 23, South Bay Rep. Maxine Waters said in presenting Kaplan with the award at a ceremony held this week at Torrance City Hall. The event was held during Kaplan's holiday break from Princeton University because he was unable to attend a ceremony in June in the nation's capital.