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Maxine Waters' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 43, Democratic
Date Title
May 1, 2015 Leading Democrat Introduces Proposal to Overhaul Public Housing Spending
April 29, 2015 Housing Funding Bill Harmful for Millions of Americans
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies: Funding of Heating Assistance Program
March 26, 2015 Waters Voices Support for CFPB Payday Lending Rules
March 25, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016
March 25, 2015 Letter to Julian Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Public Housing Authorities
Feb. 27, 2015 Waters Announces $738,000 for Housing Authority of LA County
Feb. 11, 2015 Waters Responds to Hensarling's "Review" of HUD
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Funding the Housing Trust Fund
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
Nov. 17, 2014 Congratulating the National Low Income Housing Coalition on Its 40th Anniversary
Nov. 13, 2014 Waters Praises CFPB's Proposed Federal Protections For Prepaid Products
July 3, 2014 Los Angeles Wave - Despite Progress, the Struggle for Racial Parity Continues, Local Leaders Say
June 10, 2014 House Adopts Waters Amendment to Halt Closure of LA's HUD Field Office
June 10, 2014 Waters: Republican Spending Bill Ignores those Most in Need
May 21, 2014 Rep. Waters Blasts Cuts to Housing Programs
April 22, 2014 Waters Praises Work of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI)
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 25, 2014 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Why Debt Matters
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Markups
March 12, 2014 Congresswoman Waters Urges Action on Unemployment Insurance
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy
Jan. 23, 2014 Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks at rally for unemployment benefits
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Jan. 9, 2014 The Congressional Progressive Caucus
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
June 20, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Votes to Save SNAP Program
June 4, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Memorandum of Understanding
May 9, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Addresses National Dental Association
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Oct. 27, 2011 Letter to Attorney General Harris
Oct. 3, 2011 Congressional Black Caucus Hour
Sept. 20, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Sept. 12, 2011 CBC Hour
Sept. 8, 2011 Waters Asks President Obama to Target Jobs Proposals to Aid Hardest Hit Communities, Including Communities with High Rates of Unemployed African Americans
Aug. 21, 2011 LA Times - Congresswomen Hear Economic, Unemployment Woes at Inglewood Event
July 27, 2011 The Default Crisis and How it Impacts Jobs
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
July 8, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Rejecting the Cuts to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
May 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
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