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Maxine Waters' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 8, 2014 Congresswoman Waters Applauds President Obama's Equal Pay Day Executive Actions, Calls for Paycheck Fairness Act Passage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Jan. 31, 2014 Quigley Joins Colleagues to Announce Creation of Full Employment Caucus
Dec. 5, 2013 Raising the Minimum Wage and the TPP
Oct. 24, 2013 Waters Statement on CFTC Furlough
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 10, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Recognizes 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
May 15, 2013 Rulemaking Deadline Exempting Certain Securities
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
March 20, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014
March 13, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Supports Back to Work Budget
Oct. 3, 2011 Congressional Black Caucus Hour
Sept. 26, 2011 New York Daily News - Charlie Rangel, Maxine Waters and More Praise Obama's rallying of Troops at Black Caucus
Sept. 8, 2011 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript
Aug. 21, 2011 LA Times - Congresswomen Hear Economic, Unemployment Woes at Inglewood Event
July 29, 2011 FAA Shutdown
May 12, 2011 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
June 21, 2010 Bet.com - In Letter, Rep. Maxine Waters Takes Wall Street Journal Op-Ed to Task
Feb. 12, 2010 The News Journal: Opinion- Acknowledgement Of Racial Issues Needs To Go Beyond Holiday
Dec. 16, 2009 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Votes To Create, Save Jobs
Sept. 14, 2006 Federal Prison Industries Competition in Contracting Act of 2006
May 3, 2006 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 2830, Pension Protection Act of 2005
Sept. 24, 2004 Letter to Mr. Glenn Tilton, Chair of United Airlines
June 17, 2004 Amendments
Feb. 11, 2004 Hearing of the House Financial Service Committee - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: LGBT
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Social Justice - LGBT Rights
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