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Lacey Wins Big, Wesson And Ridley-Thomas Headed for Run-Off
March 5, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, despite controversy surrounding her campaign, overwhelmingly won reelection to her seat. Lacey said she wants to create more transparency in the office so that people will better understand what her job entails. ... read more »
Maxine Waters Endorses Herb Wesson for L.A. County Supervisor
February 27, 2020
When “Auntie Maxine” speaks, the world listens. So, when the renowned U.S. Congresswoman endorsed Herb Wesson for Supervisor, constituents throughout the county echoed their support. ... read more »
Rep. Waters on Desus & Mero: ‘I’ve Got the Gavel & I Know How to Use It’
February 20, 2020
Rep. Waters and the hosts of “Desus & Mero” on Showtime, Desus Nice and the Kid Mero. (Photo courtesy of Showtime) Tonight, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) will appear as a guest on the Showtime series “Desus & ... read more »
Americans Deserve Answers Rather than Dangerous Disruption in the Entire Middle East, Says Rep. Waters
January 9, 2020
“As a founding member of the No War With Iran Caucus in the House, I stand with my colleagues in opposing an escalation of force and war with Iran." ... read more »
Rep. Waters Statement on the Attack on the Jewish Community in Monsey, NY & the Rise in Extremist Violence
December 30, 2019
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on the violent attack on the Jewish community in Monsey, New York on the seventh day of Hanukkah, ... read more »
Rep. Waters and Bass play key role in impeachment of Donald Trump
December 26, 2019
In the aftermath of the United States House of Representatives’ approval of two articles of impeachment against Donald J. Trump, America’s 45th president, debates about the process wage on. ... read more »
Will proposed CRA rule help or hurt Black America?
December 26, 2019
Amid the tinsel and garland celebrating the holiday season, two important federal financial regulators are planning how the future financial needs of low-and-moderate income (LMI) communities - including neighborhoods of color - will be met.  In an effort to “modernize” the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) on December 12 the board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) endorsed a proposed Notice of Public Rulemaking (NPR) offered by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).  ... read more »
Democrats’ Impeachment Charges Say Trump ‘Betrayed’ US
December 12, 2019
The specific charges aimed at removing the 45th president of the U.S.: Abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. ... read more »
Grandmother of Saugus HS Victim, Dominic Blackwell, Speaks Out
November 28, 2019
“This is a great loss, a tremendous loss. I never thought something like this would happen.” ... read more »
It’s a Woman’s World: Black Democrats Swear In All-Women Executive Team
November 21, 2019
Four Black women took control of the California Democratic Party African American Caucus (CDPAAC) this past weekend. ... read more »
Waters: Veterans Deserve the Best, I’ll Never Stop Fighting on their Behalf
November 14, 2019
Waters is one of the strongest advocates for veterans and military families in the U.S. Congress. ... read more »
Rep. Waters on Impeachment Inquiry Vote: Desperate Republicans Requested a Formal Vote, I Expect Nothing Less Than Their Full Support
November 1, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, delivered a floor speech on H.Res 660, which directs the six investigative committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Donald Trump. The resolution will ensure transparency, enable effective public hearings, and provide due process protections. H. Res. 660 passed the House by a vote of 232-196. ... 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 »
HUD Says Deregulation, Not Affordable Housing, Needed to Solve Homelessness
October 3, 2019
For more than a decade, economists, lawmakers, and others have heralded the nation’s economy. Often citing how unemployment has declined as new jobs have been created, or Wall Street trading and major bank profits rising, some might be led to believe that all is well in America.  ... read more »
Chair of the House Committee on Financial Services Maxine Waters Introduces FHA Foreclosure Prevention Act
July 29, 2019
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, introduced legislation that would help prevent foreclosures for borrowers with Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgages by strengthening requirements for and increasing oversight of FHA mortgage servicers so that every homebuyer with an FHA mortgage is given a fair chance at avoiding foreclosure. ... read more »
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