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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

March 26, 2014 Maxine in the News
Family, friends and dignitaries paid their final respects to Ovarie "OV" Smith on March 22nd at Trinity Baptist Church.  Smith was the greatest advocate and crusader for people who suffered from mental disabilities, and a woman who commanded the attention of elected officials for more than 50 years passed away on March 14. She was 99 years old.
March 26, 2014 Maxine in the News
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, called Tuesday for a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County Office of Education's handling of Head Start programs in Los Angeles.
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March 26, 2014 Maxine in the News
A local congresswoman Tuesday called for a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County Office of Education because of events that could lead to the closure of Kedren Head-Start centers across the county.
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January 28, 2014 Maxine in the News
Officials celebrated the groundbreaking Tuesday for the $2.06-billion north-south Crenshaw Line that will connect the Mid-City Expo Line with the South Bay's Green Line. "This is a day that Angelenos deserve, a great day for L.A., a day to move America forward," Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.
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January 28, 2014 Maxine in the News
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) is leading a charge to ensure that more than one million Americans receive unemployment benefits, as a Senate bid to extend those benefits has failed.  
January 16, 2014 Maxine in the News
Representative Maxine Waters, the ranking Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, said on Tuesday that the proposed budget "fails to adequately fund our financial regulators." Two primary regulators of Wall Street are preparing, once again, to make the most of scarce resources.
January 13, 2014 Maxine in the News
Apparently fed up with their Republican colleagues' policy priorities, a group of Democratic congresswomen sent a scathing memo to the GOP on Friday to express their frustration.
January 13, 2014 Maxine in the News
In the wake of last month's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, a local congresswoman has called for improvements to airport security, including the permanent assignment of armed police officers near passenger screening checkpoints.
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January 13, 2014 Maxine in the News
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), a native of Kinloch, was on hand to give opening remarks for the 11th Annual Opening Door Awards on Friday, Dec. 6, hosted by the Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc.  
January 13, 2014 Maxine in the News
Max Kaplan, a 20-year-old Ivy League student who graduated from South High School, has earned a gold Congressional Award medal, one of only 236 awarded this year nationwide.

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