Rep. Waters' Legislation
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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 1433, "The Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2011." Introduced by Congressman James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), the legislation is intended to protect private property owners and communities from eminent domain abuse, and restore property rights that the Supreme Court changed in the controversial case, Kelo v. City of New London.
Congresswoman Waters (CA-35) today issued the following statement reacting to news that the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction was unable to reach bipartisan agreement and present a deficit reduction package to the Congress, pursuant to the Budget Control Act of 2011:
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) today celebrated National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day and encouraged the nation's health care workers to be tested for HIV