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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

June 11, 2010 Maxine in the News
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) did not have all of her questions about the proposed Comcast/NBCU merger answered at the recent House Judiciary Committee field hearing in Los Angeles, and is calling for continued scrutiny of the transaction.
June 11, 2010 Maxine in the News
By LEILONI DE GRUY The proposed merger of cable giant Comcast and NBC-Universal could prove detrimental to underrepresented groups, according to several people who testified Monday at a special hearing of the House Judiciary Committee.
June 11, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Jessica Holzer A measure to put the Federal Housing Administration on firmer financial footing sailed through the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday.
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June 11, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Corbett B. Daly The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill to shore up the finances of the cash-strapped Federal Housing Administration while also backing a measure to raise the loan limits for FHA-backed mortgages used to develop some apartment buildings.
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June 11, 2010 Maxine in the News
By DAVID LIGHTMAN AND KEVIN G. HALL The draft legislation that lawmakers used as their starting point Thursday for writing the final version of the most sweeping overhaul of financial regulation since the Great Depression contains key provisions to combat predatory lending and provide relief from foreclosure.
June 11, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Sewell Chan Negotiators from the House and Senate gathered on Thursday to merge two bills representing the most comprehensive changes to financial regulation since the Depression, but the script they acted out was largely being written elsewhere.
May 27, 2010 Maxine in the News
By Yussuf J. Simmonds Sentinel Managing Editor
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May 18, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Gabriel Falcon A member of Congress has asked the Department of Justice to investigate the circumstances surrounding last year's disappearance of a California woman.
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May 14, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Tony Ramm Almost the entire Pennsylvania congressional delegation wrote the FCC on Tuesday in support of Comcast's pending bid to purchase NBC.
May 12, 2010 Maxine in the News
by Tony Romm FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on Tuesday said she believed her colleagues should hold public hearings on the proposed NBC-Comcast mega-merger. At an event hosted by Free Press, Clyburn described field hearings as the only way for the "commission to interact and see up close how Americans feel" about the deal, which the FCC still must approve.

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