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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Maxine In The News

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.
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February 22, 2013 Maxine in the News
A senior House Democrat is pressing federal regulators for additional information as to why they shut down a foreclosure examination program.
February 22, 2013 Maxine in the News
Anyone who has ever watched former Rep. Barney Frank at a hearing or give a speech knows that he is a tough act to follow. But that is particularly true for Rep. Maxine Waters, who has inherited his mantle as leader of the Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee, a role Frank played for a decade.
February 19, 2013 Maxine in the News
Congresswoman Waters recently participated in a "Political Q&A" conducted by Herald Publications. The Congresswoman's response appeared in the February 14th edition of all Herald Publication newspapers, including the El Segundo Herald, Hawthorne Press Tribune, the Inglewood Sun, the Manhattan Beach Sun and the Torrance Tribune.
February 12, 2013 Maxine in the News
Congresswoman Maxine Waters is featured on Page 2 of the February 7 edition of the Torrance Tribune. In attendance at the third annual "Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution," Congresswoman Waters is shown with Karen Korematsu, the daughter of civil rights leader Fred Korematsu.
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February 5, 2013 Maxine in the News
Haiti needs "free, fair and inclusive elections" to have a functioning Parliament and a stable government, according to United States Congresswoman Maxine Waters.   The California Democrat was speaking at a Washington briefing on post-earthquake reconstruction organized by the Haiti Advocacy Working Group.  
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February 5, 2013 Maxine in the News
The Justice Department has filed civil charges against Standard & Poor's over mortgage securities it rated in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, setting up a high-profile showdown between the government and the much-maligned ratings industry.
February 5, 2013 Maxine in the News
The top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee called Tuesday for Congress to "immediately" hold a hearing to investigate a controversial $8.5 billion foreclosure abuse settlement reached this year.
February 5, 2013 Maxine in the News
Congresswoman Waters was featured in the Torrance Tribune for her attendance at a screening of Eugene Jarecki's documentary called "The House I Live In." Held at the Shiloh Baptist Church in D.C., the documentary gave an account of America's war on drugs and considers how it has influenced the state of the nation's prisons, finances and families.

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