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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

October 1, 2010 Maxine in the News
by John Taylor, President and CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition If Washington is serious about addressing job creation, the White House and Congress should support the expansion of a 33-year-old law, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), legislation that has invested over a trillion dollars into our economy during the past decade.
October 1, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Robbie Whelan Opponents of a newly-designed fee attached to the sale of homes have succeeded in getting the ear of Congress.
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September 30, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Julianne Malveaux
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September 27, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Betty Pleasant Editor's Note: Wave Contributing Editor Betty Pleasant spent three days (Aug. 30-Sept. 1) in Haiti with members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Global Mission. This is the third in a series of reports on the people and places she saw while visiting the earthquake-ravaged nation.
September 27, 2010 Maxine in the News
by C.K. Moreland, Jr. John Boyd, a fourth generation farmer, wants it to be clear - his effort to secure Congressional funding for a discrimination settlement that Black farmers reached with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is not the pursuit of "reparation."
September 24, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Donna Payne The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held it's 40th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., on September 15th-18th. The CBC represents all of the black members of Congress. For over 10 years, HRC's political and diversity departments have participated in attending the conference.
September 13, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Patrick McDonnell and Ruben Vives People across Southern California took part in vigils, prayer services and other acts of remembrance Saturday as the region marked the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.
September 13, 2010 Maxine in the News
by John North Thousands of local Muslims marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan Friday, the same day word came from Florida that a pastor's threat to burn copies of the Koran has been called off.
September 13, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Olu Alemoru Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, who said she was "shocked and appalled" at the plan by a Florida pastor to publicly burn 1,000 copies of the Quran, joined area faith leaders Friday to call on him to keep his pledge to cancel the controversial event.
September 13, 2010 Maxine in the News
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, and the pastor of the First AME Church today joined the chorus of outrage over a Florida minister's threat to burn the Quran on the anniversary of 9/11.

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