House Adopts Waters Amendment Prohibiting USDA from Keeping Meat Packing Plants Open Despite COVID-19 Outbreaks
July 24, 2020 Press Release
House Adopts Waters Amendment Increasing Funding for Veterans’ Services
July 18, 2020 Press Release
LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued a statement on the death of her dear friend and civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis (GA-5): “Today is a sad day in American history. We have lost my dear friend and colleague of nearly three decades, Congressman John Robert Lewis.
July 15, 2020 Press Release
LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on Donald Trump’s failure to address the deadly surge in coronavirus cases and invoke the Defense Production Act (DPA) to provide adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers and vulnerable communities:
June 26, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, expressed her strong support for H.R. 51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act -- a bill to make D.C. the 51st state in our Union and give equal representation to 700,000 American citizens. H.R.
June 26, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), the Chair of the House Financial Services Committee and a member of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, offered an amendment to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 1425) to protect Medicare patients with diabetes.
Declares Support for Black Lives Matter Protesters; ‘No Justice, No Peace’
WSAHINGTON – Ahead of the historic House vote on H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) paid tribute to activists and leaders in the decades-long fight against police brutality on the House Floor.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on Donald Trump’s negligence in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and his threats to protestors calling for the removal of statues of Confederate generals and slaveholders:
LOS ANGELES – Congresswomen Maxine Waters (CA-43) and Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) released the following joint statement on the shooting death of Andres Guardado by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy in Gardena: “Another day, and another Black or Brown kid has been shot in the back by police. These killings must stop. We demand it. The American people demand it.
June 19, 2020 Press Release
LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) delivered an uplifting message to the African American community in recognition of Juneteenth, the holiday that recognizes the true end of slavery in the United States.