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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

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.
November 26, 2013 Maxine in the News
Lawndale Mayor Harold Hofmann would have enjoyed his final ride along Hawthorne Boulevard because all the lights were working perfectly and the landscaping looked nice, his granddaughter told several hundred people who gathered to say goodbye to him on Saturday.
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November 19, 2013 Maxine in the News
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., introduced an aggressive bipartisan plan to fix the National Flood Insurance Program this past week. Her new plan delays potential rate increases up to four years, while giving lawmakers time to obtain an affordability study from FEMA and to address lingering issues raised by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act.
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November 19, 2013 Maxine in the News
The Transportation Security Administration, already under scrutiny after one of its agents was shot to death at Los Angeles International Airport this month, has spent nearly $1 billion on a passenger behavior monitoring program that has not been scientifically proven to work, a key government watchdog agency said Thursday.
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November 19, 2013 Maxine in the News
It was a hearing scheduled long before the LAX shooting, designed to be an examination of the Transportation Security Administration's behavioral screening program known as SPOT. But a House Homeland Security hearing morphed into a discussion about lessons learned from the incident at Los Angeles International Airport.
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