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Rep. Waters on Midnight Mitch McConnell’s Sham Impeachment Trial Rules
January 24, 2020
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s partisan rules for the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, which will operate on a greatly compressed schedule in the dark of night, and, for the first time in U.S. history, will proceed without a guarantee for material witnesses and documents: ... read more »
Rep. Waters Statement on the Appeals Court Ruling that a Provision of Obamacare is Unconstitutional
January 3, 2020
“I am deeply disappointed by the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to support the Republicans in their relentless campaign to repeal Obamacare and strip away its protections for people with pre-existing conditions.  This case is further evidence that Republicans will stop at nothing to strike down Obamacare and take away health coverage from millions of Americans. ... read more »
The Forum, Joined by Rep. Maxine Waters, Spreads Holiday Cheer D
January 3, 2020
The Forum made the holiday season even brighter for 100 Inglewood-area families at a festive toy giveaway organized by the Black Women’s Forum and joined by Rep. Maxine Waters. ... read more »
Happy Holidays from Rep. Maxine Waters
December 19, 2019
Happy holidays to all of the families in the 43rd District and the entire Greater Los Angeles community! I am so grateful to have spent this holiday season sharing in the spirit of giving with so many organizations who are ensuring that our neighbors who are need of support have an enjoyable holiday season. ... read more »
Rep. Waters: ‘The President of Haiti Needs to Take Responsibility for the Current Political Crisis in His Country; Protests Will Not Stop Until He Does’
December 13, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) delivered the following statement at the December 10 Western Hemisphere Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee hearing entitled, “Haiti on the Brink: Assessing U.S. Policy Toward a Country in Crisis”:  ... read more »
LA County Reduces Voter Hassle with Revamped System
November 28, 2019
Voter suppression is a term used to describe underlying attempts to influence the turnout and demographics around an election. Voting times set during prime working hours, limited language assistance in polling locations, and obscure information on voting methods are just a few living testimonials that plague the current ballot system. LA County has studied multiple cases and conducted a number of diverse focus groups in search for a repellant to negative voter experiences. California is a pioneering state, it is only natural for Los Angeles to enter a new frontier of casting ballots. Introducing the Vote Center Placement Project, an innovative answer to the question on how to improve voter turnout. From digital user-friendly polling stations to mobile voting trucks, Los Angeles is leaving no room for a missed ballot opportunity in 2020. ... read more »
Labor Leaders, Elected Officials Discuss Unions for All During CDC
November 22, 2019
On Saturday November 16 in downtown Long Beach, elected officials including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti California Democratic Party Chair Rusty Hicks, and Congresswoman Maxine Waters joined SEIU members in discussing their 2020 Unions for All agenda. The discussion took place during a breakfast meeting as part of the California Democratic Convention. For the coming election year, union members said they are hoping for changes that include “ending money bail, and throwing open the doors for every person in this country to have the opportunity to join a union, no matter where they work.” ... read more »
House Passes Waters’ Bill that Supports Business and Jobs in California and Across the Country
November 15, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4863, The United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019, legislation introduced by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, to reauthorize and improve the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank which supports American workers, businesses and the economy. ... read more »
Rep. Waters on Roger Stone Guilty Verdict: Dirty Tricks and Lies Will Get You Nothing but Jail Time
November 15, 2019
“The strong fist of justice could not have befallen a more reprehensible, disgusting, and deserving human being than Roger Stone. Roger Stone has made a career off of lies, deception, and all manner of dirty tricks to win elections. He’s engaged in the kind of underhanded tricks that I witnessed and experienced firsthand. He is the living embodiment of everything we teach our children not to be. Roger Stone’s guilty verdict on seven federal charges – including obstructing official proceedings, making false statements to Congress, and witness tampering – are more proof that dirty tricks and lies will get you nothing but jail time in our democracy. ... read more »
Scott Reflects on His ‘Incredible Ride’ at Macedonia Baptist
October 16, 2019
It’s been a more than eventful stretch for the Rev. Shane B. Scott, who serves as pastor of the historic Macedonia Baptist Church in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Applauds Tyler Perry for Historic Grand Opening of Tyler Perry Studios
October 10, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) wrote a letter of commendation to Tyler Perry – the first African American to own a major movie studio – following the grand opening of the Tyler Perry Studios, which Congresswoman Waters attended in Atlanta. The 330-acre major motion picture studio is “one of the largest production facilities in the country” and includes “40 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, 12 sound stages, 200 acres of greenspace, and a diverse backlot.” Her letter follows: ... read more »
A-MAN, Inc. STEM Int’l. Science Center Honored Laser Scientist/Prof. Hildreth “Hal” Walker
October 4, 2019
Laser Scientist Professor Hildreth “Hal” Walker was honored in grand style at the Apollo 11’s 50thAnniversary Celebration and Engineering Day& Dinner hosted by A-MAN, Inc. STEM International Science Centerat Holman UMC White Hall. Toni Guinyard, KNBC’s  Los Angeles Reporter was the Mistress of Ceremonies at the Program which included an Engineering lesson to over 200  K- 12, Collegestudents and adults.Brian Monacelli, Ph.D., Optical Engineer for Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) led a discussion on future plans for Moon and Mars exploration and how underserved students can prepare to participate. ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters Announces $4 Million Grant for Noise Mitigation in Inglewood
September 20, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, announced today that the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded a $4,428,903 grant to the City of Inglewood for residential noise mitigation. The grant will provide assistance to an estimated 150 Inglewood residents who are impacted by the noise from planes flying into and out of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  ... read more »
HBCU in LA Premieres Student Film ‘Uchawi’ with Rep. Maxine Waters in Attendance
August 15, 2019
Last week marked the culmination of the 2019 HBCU in LA program, an 8- to 10-week summer experience during which HBCU students from across the country gain access to coveted opportunities in the entertainment industry through training and internships. As they pursue paid internship positions, they are housed in Los Angeles free of charge, ensuring that they are not barred from participating due to low-income status. HBCU in LA is the signature program of the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP), a recruitment and diversity program that seeks to give students of all backgrounds the tools needed to succeed in the entertainment industry. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Hosts Housing & Homelessness Community Forum in Inglewood
June 25, 2019
More than 800 residents of Inglewood, Lennox, and the surrounding areas gathered at Inglewood High School on Saturday to participate in Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ (CA-43) Housing and Homelessness Community Forum ... read more »
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