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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Rep. Waters' Legislation

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March 13, 2013 Press Release
Today on Capitol Hill, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) reintroduced the TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act.  This bill will provide an emergency supplemental appropriation of one billion dollars over the next two years for the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program, which creates jobs by funding investments in transportation infrastructure. The funding will be exempt from sequestration.  The bill is cosponsored by 60 of Congresswoman Waters' colleagues.
September 24, 2012 Press Release
Yesterday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) sent a bipartisan letter to Senator Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, urging him to bring H.R. 2800, the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization Act, to a vote before the full Senate this year.  H.R. 2800 was introduced by Rep. Waters, reported favorably by the Judiciary Committee, and passed by the House of Representatives on September 11, 2012, without opposition by a voice vote.
 
September 12, 2012 Press Release
Today, on Capitol Hill, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2800, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) to reauthorize the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program.  H.R. 2800 passed the House without opposition on a voice vote and now awaits consideration in the U.S. Senate.
 
August 1, 2012 Press Release

Today, on Capitol Hill, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 2800, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) to reauthorize the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program.  H.R. 2800 passed the Committee without opposition on a voice vote and now awaits consideration on the House floor. 

July 26, 2012 Press Release

Today, President Obama signed an executive order creating the White House Initiative on Improving Education Outcomes for African Americans. Congresswoman Waters' statement regarding the signing of this executive order is below:

June 28, 2012 Press Release

Washington – Last night on Capitol Hill, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) offered an amendment to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill for fiscal year (FY) 2013, which would have restored $500 million for the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program, which creates jobs by funding investments in transportation infrastructure.  

June 20, 2012 Press Release

Today on Capitol Hill, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced the TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act.  This bill will provide an emergency supplemental appropriation of one billion dollars over the next two years for the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program, which creates jobs by funding investments in transportation infrastructure.  The bill is cosponsored by 36 of her colleagues.

May 4, 2012 In The News
Washington DC  - The AIDS Institute  applauds Rep. Maxine Waters' (D-CA)  for introducing the "Routine HIV Screening Coverage Act of 2012" (HR 4470), a bill that would require all individual, group, and federal employee health insurance plans to cover routine opt-out HIV testing. 

May 3, 2012 Press Release

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), a Congressional leader in the fight to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the United States and around the world through increased awareness, screening, research, treatment, and funding, announced progress on two of her HIV/AIDS initiatives in the 112th Congress.

May 1, 2012 Press Release

Today, on Capitol Hill, Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-35), a congressional leader on Alzheimer's issues, welcomed members of the Alzheimer's Association to Washington, DC, and reiterated her strong support for programs to assist Americans affected by Alzheimer's disease.  The advocates came to Washington from all 50 states to bring attention to the needs of Alzheimer's patients, caregivers, and families during the Alzheimer's Association's Annual Advocacy Forum, April 23-25, 2012.

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