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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

May 8, 2013 Maxine in the News
Leuzinger High School senior Christopher Lizama has won first place for an art piece he submitted in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. South Bay Rep. Maxine Waters recognized the 17-year-old Hawthorne resident this week along with 23 other local high school students of the 43rd District who participated in the contest.
April 23, 2013 Maxine in the News
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) on Tuesday promised to foil the Republican ban on testimony from consumer bureau chief Richard Cordray. 
April 19, 2013 Maxine in the News
U.S. Doctors for Africa, a Los-Angeles-based non-profit organization, convened the 2nd African First Ladies Health Summit at the Intercontinental Hotel Century City April 2-4. The Summit provided a platform for the first ladies to make individual presentations and obtain strategic partners to help them find the best ways to solve their health-centered problems.  
April 5, 2013 Maxine in the News
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-South Los Angeles, helped break ground March 28 on a public works project that she helped secure $1 million in federal funds to replace the sidewalk and plant new trees along a stretch of Sepulveda Boulevard in Westchester.  
April 3, 2013 Maxine in the News
The fight to keep small knives off planes has gone to the front lines: Flight attendants lobbied passengers Monday to join them in putting pressure on the TSA not to change current security policy. Flight attendants were walking from terminal to terminal to enlist grass-roots support, urging passengers to petition the White House.
April 3, 2013 Maxine in the News
Although Washington, D.C. is nearly 3,000 miles away, the potential after-effects of the federal sequester could stretch all the way to the coast of Santa Monica.
April 3, 2013 Maxine in the News
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Westchester) has reintroduced legislation that could pave the way for additional light rail stations in Leimert Park as well as Westchester. The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grants for Job Creation Act was announced March 13 and would provide $1 billion over a two-year period for transportation infrastructure.
March 27, 2013 Maxine in the News
Congresswoman Maxine Waters believes her job is to fight for the care and support of seniors, especially on the issues of Alzheimer's disease, elder abuse, housing and quality healthcare, she said at the inaugural Advocates for African American Elders public event held in February, congratulating the similarly focused advocacy group on its outreach to the African-American community to ensure a
March 8, 2013 Maxine in the News
A senior House Democrat is seeking support for legislation that would pump more money into the Transportation Department's popular TIGER grant program.
February 22, 2013 Maxine in the News
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Westchester) is encouraged that the Los Angeles City Council chose to postpone voting on a contentious ordinance after hearing from a housing official who informed them of the potential legal consequences if the proposed law were approved in its current form.