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Rep. Waters to Join Congressional Delegation to San Diego for Christening of USNS John Lewis
July 22, 2021
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, will join a Congressional delegation to San Diego to participate in the Christening Ceremony for the USNS John Lewis, the first ship in the T-AO Fleet Oiler Program. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is leading the Congressional delegation. The program is dedicated in honor of the late Congressman John Lewis of Georgia. The ceremony will take place July 17, 2021, one year after the Congressman’s passing.  ... read more / view gallery »
President Biden Signs Bipartisan Bill to Curb Predatory Lending
July 8, 2021
In recent years, consumer finance protections withered through a series of harsh attacks that either outright rejected or significantly diminished financial guard rails in the marketplace. ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters Invites Owners of the Serving Spoon as Virtual Guests to Presidential Address
April 29, 2021
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced Angela and J.C. Johnson, owners of the Serving Spoon, as her guests to the Presidential Address to the Joint Session of Congress on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The Serving Spoon is an Inglewood community staple. ... read more »
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Congresswoman Waters Easily Wins Court Battle as LA Superior Court Judge Throws Out Joe Collins’ Lawsuit Against Her
April 8, 2021
This week, Judge Yolanda Orozco of the Los Angeles Superior Court threw out Joe Collins’ baseless defamation lawsuit against Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) and her campaign Citizens for Waters.  ... read more »
Waters Statement on Passing of Congressman Alcee Hastings
April 7, 2021
“I am saddened by the passing of my longtime friend and colleague, Congressman Alcee Hastings, who was a vibrant Member of Congress that was dedicated to public service and doing good on behalf of his constituents. " ... read more »
Maxine Waters Brings Home the Money with American Rescue Plan!
March 11, 2021
Help Is on The Way!   Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, issued the following statement after the U.S. ... read more »
House of Representatives Passes George Floyd Justice in Policing Act
March 11, 2021
“For too long, we have endured the pain of watching or seeing the deaths of people of color, particularly Black men and women, at the hands of rogue police officers who operate with impunity and take it upon themselves to be the arbiters of life and death,” Congresswoman Maxine Waters declared. “The trauma that our communities feel is only made worse by the ways in which we are forced to reckon with the reality that Black people are over 3.5 times more likely to be killed by police than white people, and Black teenagers are 21 times more likely to be killed by police than white teenagers.” ... read more »
Maxine Waters Provides Solutions at COVID-19 (Telephone) Town Hall
February 11, 2021
A town hall held via telephone, provided vital information regarding pandemic policy changes, finances of community projects, as well as COVID-19 vaccination efforts and updates across Los Angeles. Director of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Dr. Barbara Ferrer, and staff directors at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, Charla Ouertatani and Kristofor Erickson, were among the participating speakers. ... read more »
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December 31, 2020
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Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Karen Bass Applaud Black Women Physicians
October 16, 2020
The Association of Black Women Physicians, (ABWP) celebrates their Virtual 39th Annual Charity & Scholarship Benefit & Silent Auction, on Sunday October 18, 2020 @ 11 AM as they bring their illustrious program and heartfelt mission to a virtual platform with Media Sponsor, ABC 7 TV. Public invited to tune in: Facebook Live (Program Starting at 10:30 AM with a 30-minute countdown:  ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters, A Fearless Leader Fighting for Us All
October 15, 2020
For over 40 years, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D), who represents California’s 43rd Congressional District, has fought for marginalized groups and communities like African Americans, women, families and the poor. Now, less than 20 days away from the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, Waters, who is running for reelection, reminds us that there’s more work to be done and she’s putting on her boxing gloves and stepping into the ring to finish.  ... read more »
When the Dems Win, Gov. Newsom Must Pick an African American to Replace Kamala Harris
August 20, 2020
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, the first Black woman to serve on a major party’s presidential ticket, made history last week when Joe Biden, the Democratic party’s presumptive nominee, announced that she would serve as his running mate.  ... read more »
Rep. Waters Announces CARES Act Grants for Metro, Torrance Transit and Gardena GTrans
August 10, 2020
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee (FSC), announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provided grants to each of the three transit agencies that serve her congressional district.  The grants were funded by the CARES Act, a $2 trillion economic security package that included several provisions drafted by Congresswoman Waters in her capacity as the Chair of FSC. ... read more »
Friends and Colleagues Celebrate the Legacy of Rep. John Lewis
July 23, 2020
FORMER PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA  “Considering his enormous impact on the history of this country, what always struck those who met John was his gentleness and humility. Born into modest means in the heart of the Jim Crow South, he understood that he was just one of a long line of heroes in the struggle for racial justice. Early on, he embraced the principles of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience as the means to bring about real change in this country, understanding that such tactics had the power not only to change laws, but to change hearts and minds as well.”  ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters Mourns the Death of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis
July 18, 2020
“Today is a sad day in American history. We have lost my dear friend and colleague of nearly three decades, Congressman John Robert Lewis. ... read more »
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