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

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 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 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
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 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Markups
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
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 The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 9, 2011 America's Wire - New Analysis: Home Mortgages to Minorities Plummet by 62 Percent
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
Oct. 7, 2010 Congresswoman Waters Applauds $1 Billion In Aid To Homeowners
April 14, 2010 The Recently Announced Revisions To The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)
Feb. 11, 2010 Los Angeles Times- Black leaders Urge Obama To Focus Job Creation On Their Communities
Feb. 4, 2010 Congresswoman Maxine Waters: Minorities Continue To Face Unemployment Crisis
Dec. 21, 2009 MSNBC "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" - Transcript
Dec. 4, 2009 CNN Money: Black Unemployment 'A Serious Problem'
Sept. 22, 2009 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Votes To Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Sept. 22, 2009 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009
Sept. 10, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee Of Financial Services - The World Bank's Disclosure Policy Review And The Role Of Democratic Participatory Processes In Achieving Successful Development Outcomes
April 1, 2009 MSNBC "Countdwon with Keither Olbermann" Interview - Transcript
Oct. 3, 2008 Clinton & Waters Hail Congressional Approval of Their Resolution to Honor 10th Anniversary of Minority AIDS Initiative
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