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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on the passage of H.J.Res.79, a resolution to remove the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA):
“This week marked a historic moment for women all across America. The House passed a vital piece of legislation that gets us one step closer in our century-long struggle for equality: the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Rep. Waters Meets with CBS to Discuss Media Diversity & Inclusion
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:
Congresswoman Waters Celebrates International Women’s Day
WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today in recognition of International Women's Day:
Congresswoman Waters Urges the U.S. Senate to Reject Jeff Sessions’ AG Nomination
January 5, 2017
Last week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), ranking member of the Committee on Financial Services, introduced the Minority Diabetes Initiative Act (H.R. 4209). The bill will establish an initiative to provide grants to physicians and community-based organizations for diabetes prevention, care and treatment programs in minority communities. It is supported by 42 of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues.
“Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, and it is having a severe impact on minority communities,” said Waters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement following comments made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (Fisher II) U.S. Supreme Court case.
LOS ANGELES - Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, was honored at the Fifth Annual First Ladies Health Luncheon Symposium on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The Annual First Ladies Health Initiative event brings together pastors’ wives, known as First Ladies, from area churches throughout Los Angeles and Orange County with healthcare professionals.
A virtual who’s who of powerful and influential women from the world of politics, workforce development and academia assembled at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) on Nov. 12 to share their struggles, triumphs and advice during the “Women in Leadership Conference: the Path to Political Power.”