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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

October 28, 2013 Maxine in the News
The "Holding Individuals Accountable and Deterring Money Laundering Act" highlights some lawmakers' dissatisfaction with recent money-laundering penalties and provides a new roadmap for strengthening enforcement.
October 28, 2013 Maxine in the News
A free educational workshop for Asian American seniors and their caregivers will be held on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Toyota Meeting Hall in the Torrance Cultural Arts Center complex located on Madrona Avenue, just north of Torrance Boulevard.  
September 26, 2013 Maxine in the News
International dignitaries and leading civil rights activists gathered at the South African embassy for the unveiling of a statue of Nelson Mandela in front of the embassy's newly renovated building on Massachusetts Ave. in Northwest D.C.
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September 26, 2013 Maxine in the News
A three-metre tall statue of former President Nelson Mandela now adorns the main entrance to South Africa's Embassy in Washington.
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September 26, 2013 Maxine in the News
One of the most well-attended sessions at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Convention, was the Criminal Justice Issues Forum hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Ca.), with the keynote speaker, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. 
September 9, 2013 Maxine in the News
The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) welcomed Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently to the Harbor Hills Public Housing Development (Harbor Hills), located in the city of Lomita and California's newly-created 43rd Congressional District.
August 29, 2013 Maxine in the News
U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters urged change at the "Redeem the Dream Summit." The Democratic congresswoman spoke at the event hosted by the National Urban League marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. She says there's still more work to do, and she's ready to roll up her sleeves.
August 13, 2013 Maxine in the News
In a stunning turn in criminal justice policy, Attorney General Eric Holder announced steps the Justice Department will take to address over population in federal prisons by changing mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines and pushing non-violent drug offenders into rehab programs instead of prison cells.
August 7, 2013 Maxine in the News
Homebuyers could feel the pinch if Congress follows through on plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-controlled mortgage guarantee giants that were rescued by a $187 billion taxpayer bailout during the financial crisis.
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August 5, 2013 Maxine in the News
A newly proposed bill aims to give people with serious and terminal illnesses more say in their care plan and provide Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement to healthcare professionals for holding discussions about a patient's goals, illness and treatment options.

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