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.
June 15, 2020 Press Release
LOS ANGELES – More than 600 seniors from the 43rd District cities of Los Angeles, Inglewood, Torrance, Gardena, Hawthorne, Lawndale, and Lomita joined AARP’s California Telephone Town Hall with Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Committee on Financial Services, to discuss the federal response to COVID-19 on June 9.
LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Committee on Financial Services, and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) distributed non-surgical, washable masks and the location of local COVID-19 testing sites to residents of Avalon Gardens Public Housing Development on Friday, June 5.
LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, joined MSNBC’s Ari Melber to discuss her history confronting police brutality, her support for the nationwide protests against the murder of Black men and women by the police, and Donald Trump’s racist dog whistles and threats to use military force against protesters.
May 29, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) joined TMZ Live to discuss the death of George Floyd of Minneapolis, MN, Donald Trump’s “dog whistles,” and the path forward for the country. Watch her full interview here.
May 28, 2020 Press Release
May 28, 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, introduced the Affordable Insulin for the COVID-19 Emergency Act today. The bill is cosponsored by 25 of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues and endorsed by the American Diabetes Association.
May 27, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on the murder of George Floyd of Minneapolis, MN. George Floyd was an unarmed African American man who died in police custody after Minneapolis police officers forced him to the ground and one officer pinned his knee on George Floyd’s neck for five minutes.
May 26, 2020 Press Release
LOS ANGELES – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) joined with Los Angeles Southwest College President, Dr. Seher Ahwan, administrators, faculty, and staff to virtually honor 130 students who earned the 2020 President’s Scholars recognition.