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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, today introduced the LAX Community Safety Act (H.R. 5651). This legislation would prevent Runway 24R, the northernmost runway at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), from being relocated farther to the north.
Washington, D.C. – Reps. Maxine Waters (CA-43), André Carson (IN-07), Keith Ellison (MN-05), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), and Mike Quigley (IL-05) applaud the inclusion of language encouraging the establishment of an “accessibility performance measure” in the report to accompany the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2017, which was passed by the Appropriations Committee yesterday.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, called for funding to build and repair transportation infrastructure while adequately supporting disadvantaged communities. The requests were included in two letters to the House Committee on Appropriations, which were signed by many of the Congresswoman’s colleagues.
LOS ANGELES - Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of Committee on Financial Services, and Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) delivered remarks at the 14th Annual State of the Region event sponsored by the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday, December 14th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Torrance-South Bay in Torrance. Congresswoman Waters and Congressman Lieu were invited by the Chamber to give updates about the legislation and economic development opportunity affecting the South Bay region.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, applauded the House of Representatives’ passage of the conference report on H.R.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, submitted an amendment to the House Rules Committee, which would expand the popular TIGER transportation program, and urged the Rules Committee to allow her to offer her amendment on the House floor during consideration of the transportation bill. The Congresswoman’s amendment would provide $7.5 billion for TIGER over 6 years, consistent with the President’s proposal to expand TIGER. The funding would be exempt from sequestration.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, applauded the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s passage of the Carson-Waters amendment, which ensures equity for economically distressed urban communities in the distribution of Federal highway funds. The amendment was offered at Congresswoman Waters’ request by Congressman André Carson (IN-07) during the committee’s consideration of the surface transportation reauthorization bill. The amendment was passed by voice vote, and the bill was subse
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, introduced the Integrated Transportation and Economic Development Act (H.R. 3740), prior to adjournment on October 9, 2015. This bill will amend the national goals of the Federal aid-highway program to include the improvement of road conditions in economically distressed urban communities. Ten Members of Congress joined the Congresswoman as original cosponsors, and four additional Members subsequently agreed to cosponsor the bill.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) applauded the House of Representative’s final approval of H.R. 720, the Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act. H.R.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, commended the decision of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to grant her request to extend the public comment period on the FAA’s Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Southern California Metroplex (SoCal Metroplex) project. The public comment period on the Draft EA has been extended by 60 calendar days to September 8, 2015.