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Maxine Waters' Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Maxine Waters
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 43, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 43
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Sidney; 2 Children: Edward, Karen
Birth Date: 08/15/1938
Birth Place: Saint Louis, MO
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization
July 29, 2014 Heading into August, Waters Blasts Committee's Unfinished Business
July 22, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Patrick Mchenry, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation - Investigation of Goldman Sachs
July 14, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
July 9, 2014 Leter to Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Waters Calls Out GOP's Spending Bill Scheme
June 24, 2014 Politico: House Democrats Push for Ex-Im Bank
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - The Annual Report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council
June 23, 2014 Consumer Protection and End User Relief Act
June 10, 2014 Waters Blasts Republicans for Time Wasted, Issues Ignored
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcomitteeof the House Financial Services Committee- CFBP Hearing
May 20, 2014 Rep. Waters: Ex-Im Bank Recipients Are Americans, Not 'Crony Capitalists'
May 20, 2014 Waters Calls for Hearing on Medical Debt Legislation
April 14, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary US Department of Commerce - Advanced Manufacturing in Southern California
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Data Security
Feb. 27, 2014 Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2013
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair SEC Mark Wetjen, Acting Chair CFTC Martin Gruenberg, Chair FDIC Thomas Curry, Director OCC Ben Bernanke, Chair FRB - Regulators to Provide Targeted Volcker Relief to Community Banks
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - FTC to Review Marketing Practices of Consumer Reporting Agencies
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to James McNerney, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Boeing - Long Beach, CA for 777x Work
Dec. 12, 2013 Waters Statement on Insurance Modernization Report
Dec. 11, 2013 Waters Statement on Volcker Rule
Dec. 3, 2013 Waters Statement on SEC Agenda
Oct. 30, 2013 Waters, Barney Frank release Statements in Opposition to H.R. 992
Oct. 29, 2013 Waters Statement on Retail Investor Protection Act
Oct. 24, 2013 Leading House Democrats Introduce Bills to Deter Money Laundering and Hold Executives Responsible
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
July 8, 2013 Audit Integrity and Job Protection Act
June 27, 2013 Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act
June 19, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Recognizes National Small Business Week
June 19, 2013 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Full Committee Markup of Capital Markets Bills
June 18, 2013 American Banker - Waters Asks for Investigation into B of A Foreclosure Tactics
June 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1256, Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
June 5, 2013 Letter to Director Cordray, Secretary Donovan, Acting Director DeMarco, Chairman Gruenberg, Comptroller Curry, Chairman Bernanke, Secretary Lew, and Secretary Shinseki - Spouse Foreclosure Protection
May 17, 2013 SEC Regulatory Accountability Act
May 17, 2013 Providing for H.R. 1062, SEC Regulatory Accountability Act
May 6, 2013 Local Businesses Attend Exporter Forum Hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters
April 26, 2013 Waters Introduces Legislation to Prevent Medical Debt from Unfairly Wrecking Consumers' Credit
April 24, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Announces Export-Import Forum for Local Small Businesses
April 23, 2013 Waters Vows Cordray Will Testify
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
March 7, 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
Nov. 3, 2011 Access to Capital for Job Creators Act
Oct. 26, 2011 American Jobs
Sept. 26, 2011 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Emergency Funds
Aug. 31, 2011 Politics 365 - Congressional Black Caucus Calls for Action on Jobs Bills
June 23, 2011 American Invents Act
March 15, 2011 Congresswoman Waters Hails Leadership, Voice, Impact of Congressional Black Caucus on 40th Anniversary of Founding
March 4, 2011 Huffington Post - Lawmakers Pushing Back Against Banks' Foreclosure-settlement Complaints
June 17, 2010 Congresswoman Waters Votes to Create Jobs, Strengthen Small Business
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