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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

October 9, 2015 Maxine in the News
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers joined Friday to force a vote in the coming weeks to reopen the Export-Import Bank, whose charter expired this summer because of opposition from key congressional leaders. The move is a victory for supporters of the 81-year-old bank, which helps U.S. companies export their goods.
September 29, 2015 Maxine in the News
Mounting job losses and a surprise political development are creating what may be another chance to revive a federal agency that fosters U.S. exports.
September 14, 2015 Maxine in the News
When Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen visited Cleveland in July, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown accompanied her at a couple of events and used the opportunity to make a suggestion: Be cautious about hiking interest rates.
June 22, 2015 Maxine in the News
WASHINGTON — Too little, too late. That is how some consumer groups and lawmakers describe new federal guidelines meant to encourage banks and other financial companies to hire, promote and properly treat racial minorities and other historically disadvantaged groups.
June 19, 2015 Maxine in the News
South Bay Rep. Maxine Waters said Friday that the public comment period for the proposed Southern California Metroplex to improve air traffic over Southern California should be increased from 30 to at least 90 days.
April 28, 2015 Maxine in the News
When you speak with California Congresswoman Maxine Waters about issues of economic empowerment for Blacks, hold onto something tight.  You will be caught up in a whirlwind of ideas, expertise, and passion.  Even the biggest skeptics of the possibility of income equality may begin to feel like the ground can shift and the gaps can close.
March 23, 2015 Maxine in the News
The Securities and Exchange Commission faces new pressure from Congress to make it harder for lawbreaking companies to hold on to important privileges that help them raise money in the markets.
March 19, 2015 Maxine in the News
Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) and 52 other Democrats have introduced a measure making Congress formally recognize the widening wealth gap in America. Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, said that rising income inequality should be a top concern of Congress. 
July 22, 2014 Maxine in the News
In the wake of November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, the House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to tighten security at the nation's airports. The measure, introduced by Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.), is named in honor of Gerardo Hernandez, the Transportation Security Administration screener who was shot to death Nov. 1 while on duty at LAX.
July 8, 2014 Maxine in the News
A senior House Democrat on Tuesday blasted a decision by a top GOP leader to oppose the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, criticized incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for changing his mind about supporting the bank after backing it in the past.