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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

April 10, 2014 Maxine in the News
A group of Los Angeles International Airport baggage handlers arrested last week for allegedly stealing electronics, jewelry and other items from checked luggage were hired by several different companies but had each passed multiple background checks, according to airport officials.
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April 2, 2014 Maxine in the News
The debate over the presence of armed police officers at airport passenger screening areas continued Friday as lawmakers met at Los Angeles International Airport to take a fresh look at November's deadly sh
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April 2, 2014 Maxine in the News
More than four months after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport left one TSA agent dead, others wounded and passengers terrified, a congressional hearing was held Friday to review recommendations for security improvements at LAX.
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April 2, 2014 Maxine in the News
The congresswoman whose district includes Los Angeles International Airport says the Transportation Security Administration's recommendations to improve security are a good first step in addressing concerns after a deadly shooting last year.
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April 2, 2014 Maxine in the News
Yet another proposal for winding down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and overhauling the nation's housing finance system will be put before Congress on Thursday, this one by Representative Maxine Waters of California, the ranking Democratic member of the Financial Services Committee.
March 26, 2014 Maxine in the News
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles International Airport was ill prepared for a crisis when a gunman ambushed security officers last year, and the emergency response was hindered by communication problems and poor coordination, according to a report released Tuesday.
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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