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Biden Surrogates Tout ‘Plan for America’
August 6, 2020
Staging frequent media briefings where surrogates tout Biden’s message remains a regular occurrence of the campaign. On Tuesday, July 21, former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles, and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, championed Biden’s plan. ... read more »
Black and Latino Children Count – Census 2020
January 30, 2020
Black and Latino children, particularly from low-income families, could lose crucial services, unless something is done to rectify their long-standing undercount in the U.S. Census. ... read more / view gallery »
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 »
Another 100 million consumers at Risk from Capital One Bank Data Breach
August 8, 2019
A second major disclosure of major consumer data breach was announced on July 29 by Capital One Bank. That same day, the FBI arrested a suspect was charged with stealing the personal information on March 22 and 23. The apparent focus of the financial theft was credit card applications filed with the bank between 2005-2019. ... read more »
“We Have a Crisis,” Says Gov. Newsom As State Pumps 1.7B in Homelessness Fight
July 4, 2019
Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $214.8 billion state spending plan he and legislative leaders are calling “the Affordability Budget” for the 2019-20 fiscal year. It took effect July 1 after the governor hashed out differences with the Assembly and Senate. ... read more »
L.A. Care Awards $3.6 Million for Physician Recruitment
January 25, 2019
L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest publicly-operated health plan in the country, has announced the first round of Provider Recruitment Program grants as part of its Elevating the Safety Net initiative. The mission of the $31 million initiative is to recruit highly-qualified primary care physicians to the Los Angeles County safety net. The safety net is comprised of health care providers who offer access to care regardless of a patient’s ability to pay, and whose patient population includes a substantial share of the Medicaid population and the uninsured.  ... read more »
Exclusive One-on-One Interview Congresswoman Waters Will Not Be Silenced 
November 1, 2018
Waters denounces indiscriminate racist killings of Blacks in the U.S., the horrific massacre of Jewish victims in Pennsylvania synagogue and attempted pipe bomb assassinations sent to her and several democratic colleagues. ... read more »
New Treatment Eases Pain of Sickle Cell Disease
September 27, 2018
The devastating impact of sickle cell disease is well documented in the African American community. The inherited blood disorder, which occurs in approximately one in 500 Black children, can result in various complications such as pain, anemia, swelling, infection and stroke.  ... read more »
Women Building Social and Health Equity
May 3, 2018
I recently joined a gathering of Black women leaders in Sacramento to discuss the well-being of Black women in California. It was a pretty amazing feeling to be in a roomful of women leaders from across the state—elected officials, ... read more »
Rep. Bass Statement On Release Of 2019 Trump Budget
February 15, 2018
This budget has announced to the world that the method of choice to pay for the tax breaks the Trump administration gifted to corporations at the end of last year, is to take an ax to safety net services relied upon by millions of Americans and foreign aid relied upon by millions more around the world. ... read more »
Equifax data breach leaves at least 143 million Consumers Credit at risk
September 13, 2017
Congresswoman Waters prefers a legislative approach – one that will ensure this type of financial disaster from happening again. ... read more »
The Future of Health Care in California
August 17, 2017
Experts and health care providers briefed ethnic media about the future of healthcare in California ... read more »
Help Stop the U.S. Senate from Killing Medicare/Medicaid and Canceling Coverage for 22 Million Americans
June 29, 2017
The United States Senate is attempting this week to ramp through passage of an Affordable Health Care Bill aimed at undoing the Obama Care Health protection for millions of Americans. The Senate Bill which held no public hearings, would cut Medicare/Medicaid by making one time (block grant) payments to the state which would reduce available healthcare for millions of Americans and older Americans in particular. ... read more »
AP FACT CHECK: Obamacare ‘death spiral’ is a half-told tale
June 22, 2017
The Trump administration is leaving out half the equation when it argues President Barack Obama's health care law is in a "death spiral." ... read more »
Rep. Bass Statement on Trump’s “Stop Deciding To Be Poor” Budget
May 25, 2017
“The President’s ‘stop deciding to be poor’ approach to the budget is a fundamental misstep that would permanently cripple the most vulnerable communities in the short run and erode our country’s international leadership in the long run" ... read more »
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