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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

July 10, 2013 Maxine in the News
WASHINGTON -- One of the authors of the 2012 flood insurance reform law has written a letter with 26 congressional colleagues that asks the Federal Emergency Management Agency to take administrative steps to avert huge increases in premiums resulting from the agency's implementation of the law.
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July 10, 2013 Maxine in the News
The landmark legislation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has been dealt a severe blow by the nation's highest court forty-eight years after it was enacted, sparking outrage from The president, Black elected officials on Capitol Hill to Blacks leading the nation's oldest civil rights organizations.
July 10, 2013 Maxine in the News
From the president of the United States to civil rights leaders and educators, several Americans paid homage to former Congressman William H. Gray III, the first African-American majority whip in Congress and former president of the United Negro College Fund, who died Monday in London at the age of 71.
July 2, 2013 Maxine in the News
The North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus Foundation has raised $100,000 in scholarship money for 2013. The group announced the fundraising effort at its annual Education Scholarship Weekend held recently at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham.
June 20, 2013 Maxine in the News
The St. Louis City NAACP's Centennial Gala held Friday, June 7 in the Khorassan Ballroom at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel was not merely the branch's largest fundraising event of the year.
June 18, 2013 Maxine in the News
A top House Democrat is asking the Obama administration to keep the nation's financial regulations out of trade talks with the European Union.
June 18, 2013 Maxine in the News
Rep. Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, is asking for an investigation into claims that Bank of America purposefully delayed borrowers from entering the Home Affordable Modification Program.
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June 5, 2013 Maxine in the News
Maxine Waters has settled into her new job. This term, the L.A. Congresswoman became the ranking Democrat on the powerful House Financial Services Committee. The appointment came after a three-year fight to clear her name on banking-related ethics charges.
May 14, 2013 Maxine in the News
OVER her 22 years in Congress, Maxine Waters has likened bank executives to "gangsters," snarkily addressed them as "captains of the universe" and threatened to tax their companies "out of business." The Democrat from Los Angeles, in other words, is not known for showing love to the financial industry.
May 14, 2013 Maxine in the News
Once considered an afterthought on the Crenshaw/LAX Corridor Light Rail Line, the proposed Hindry Avenue station in Westchester has had some influential supporters come to its aid this year in an attempt to revive hope for a second Westchester stop on the mass transit line.

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