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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Committee Remarks

May 12, 2011 Committee Remark
Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this hearing. Under the Dodd-Frank Act, Congress recognized that robust whistleblower protection is critical to preventing another financial crisis. Prior to Dodd-Frank, the inducements for whistleblowers to step forward were inadequate when balanced against the tremendous countervailing social and economic disincentives. 
May 11, 2011 Committee Remark
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) delivered the following testimony to the House Rules Committee today:  I would like to thank my colleague from California, Chairman David Dreier; Ranking Member Louise Slaughter; and all of the members of the committee for allowing me to testify today.
May 3, 2011 Committee Remark
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, delivered the following opening remarks during a mark up of seven different bills today. The Congresswoman also delivered many statements and amendments on the specific bills listed at the end of this release.
May 3, 2011 Committee Remark
Watch Video of the Congresswoman's Q & A with Attorney General Holder Mr. Chairman, thank you for scheduling today's oversight hearing for the Department of Justice.
April 14, 2011 Committee Remark
This amendment offered by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) was accepted by Republicans and included in the final bill H.R. 1249, the America Invents Act, that passed the Committee today. In introducing her amendment, the Congresswomand delivered the following remarks: I have an amendment at the desk. 
April 5, 2011 Committee Remark
Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) delivered the following opening remarks:"Mr. Chairman, I'd like to thank you for convening this mark-up this morning, and for this Subcommittee's continued attention to the state of the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).
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March 31, 2011 Committee Remark
Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for organizing this hearing. This is now our third hearing on GSE reform during the 112th Congress.  As I have stated at those previous hearings, I am committed to working with my colleagues on a practical, comprehensive reform proposal to reshape our housing finance system. 
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March 11, 2011 Committee Remark
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), the ranking member of the Subcommittee, issued the following opening statement: Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for convening this hearing today to examine the potential for creating a covered bond market in the United States. Today we convene to discuss covered bonds, and Representative Garret's covered bond bill, H.R. 940.
March 1, 2011 Committee Remark
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during an Immigration Subcommittee hearing on 'Making Immigration Work for American Minorities':
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March 1, 2011 Committee Remark
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), a senior member of the Financial Services Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, delivered the following opening remarks today during a hearing entitled ‘Mortgage Finance Reform: An Examination of the Obama Administration's Report to Congress'.
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