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Maxine Waters' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

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 9, 2014 Congresswoman Waters Calls for Thorough Investigation into California Highway Patrol Beating
May 20, 2014 Condemning the Abduction of Female Students by Boko Haram
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
April 2, 2014 Argonaut News - Alleged LAX Luggage Thieves Were Contract Workers
March 28, 2014 KTLA 5 - U.S. Lawmakers Review Post-Shooting Safety Recommendations for LAX
March 28, 2014 Congresswoman Waters Calls LAX Security Failures Unacceptable; Urges Police Presence at Airport Passenger Screening Checkpoints
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Waters Welcomes TSA's Recommendations to Improve Airport Safety and Security
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Crack Down on Consumer Scams
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Oct. 24, 2013 Leading House Democrats Introduce Bills to Deter Money Laundering and Hold Executives Responsible
Sept. 18, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Announces COPS Grants for Inglewood to Hire More Police Officers
Aug. 12, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Commends DOJ, Urges Passage of Mandatory Minimums Legislation
July 15, 2013 Congressman Waters' Statement on Verdict of Zimmerman Trial
May 23, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - Who is Too Big to Fail: Are Large Financial Institutions Immune from Federal Prosecution
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
Feb. 28, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Applauds House Passage of the Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 3, 2013 Congresswoman Waters' Statement on House GOP Failure to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act
May 16, 2012 I Stand with Victims of Domestic Violence
May 16, 2012 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
March 28, 2012 Rep. Maxine Waters Supports the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
March 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
March 22, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder Jr., Attorney General - Investigation of Trayvon Martin Shooting
Oct. 27, 2011 Congresswoman Waters Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter to Chairman James E. Donal Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles
Jan. 16, 2011 The Hill - In This Time of National Sorrow, Let Us Look to Dr. King
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Jan. 8, 2011 Congresswoman Waters Condemns Attack on Colleague, Innocent People in Arizona
Jan. 6, 2011 Congresswoman Waters Welcomes FBI Assistance in Mitrice Richardson Case
Nov. 19, 2010 Congresswoman Waters Applauds FTC For Issuing Final Rule To Protect Homeowners From Foreclosure Rescue Scams
Oct. 20, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, United States of America
Oct. 14, 2010 The Argonaut - Local Constituents Offer Views on Leadership of Rep. Waters, Who Faces Ethics Trial in Congress Next Month
July 14, 2010 Congresswoman Waters Commends the President for Releasing National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Urges Funding Commensurate to the Task
May 6, 2010 LA Times: Rep. Maxine Waters Asks For Inquiry Into Missing Woman
Jan. 21, 2010 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Supports Legislation To "Help Find The Missing"
Jan. 11, 2010 Los Angeles Times - Justice Department Seeks Police Reform In Inglewood
May 21, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Crime, Terrorism And Homeland Security Of The House Committee On The Judiciary - Unfairness In Federal Cocaine Sentencing: Is It Time To Crack The 100-To-1 Disparity?
April 29, 2009 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009
Oct. 2, 2008 Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2008
Sept. 15, 2008 Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization of 2008
July 28, 2008 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Calls for Federal Investigation of Inglewood Police Department after 3 Fatal Shootings
June 26, 2008 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - H.R. 6066, The Extractive Industries Transparency Disclosure Act
April 23, 2008 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight Hearing on the Federal Bureau of Investigation
March 18, 2008 Congresswoman Waters Leads 32 Members of Congress Seeking Increased Funding for Missing Alzheimer's Patients
Oct. 16, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary- Jena 6 and the Role of Federal Intervention in Hate Crimes and Race-Related Violence in Public School
Sept. 25, 2007 Stop Aids in Prison Act of 2007
Aug. 28, 2007 Campaign for America's Future Conference Call with Robert Borosage, Co-Director, CFAF; House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC); and Rep. Maxine
July 25, 2007 House Judiciary Committee Passes Congresswoman Waters' Bill to Stop the Spread Oo Aids in Prison
April 19, 2007 Congresswoman Waters Introduces the Stop AIDS in Prison Act
Sept. 14, 2006 Federal Prison Industries Competition in Contracting Act of 2006
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