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Maxine Waters' Public Statements on Issue: Women

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 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
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 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 8, 2014 Congresswoman Waters Applauds President Obama's Equal Pay Day Executive Actions, Calls for Paycheck Fairness Act Passage
June 10, 2013 Congresswoman Waters Recognizes 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
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 12, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
April 5, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
March 28, 2012 Rep. Maxine Waters Supports the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 1, 2012 Rep. Lofgren & CA Democratic Women Members Respond to Susan G. Komen Planned Parenthood Decision
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
June 14, 2011 Comments on H.R. 3, No Taxpayer Funding Abortion
March 8, 2011 Congresswoman Waters Recognizes International Women's Day
Feb. 8, 2011 Congresswoman Waters, Judiciary Democrats: H.R. 3 is a Full-Fledged Assault on Women and Families Across the Nation
Jan. 19, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Timothy Geithner Secretary U.S. Department of the Treasury
Nov. 12, 2010 Congresswoman Waters Recognized for Assisting Breast Cancer Survivors
Aug. 25, 2010 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, United States and Mary Schapiro, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission, United States
June 30, 2010 Waters Wins Big for Consumers, Homeowners, Minorities and Shareholders in Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Legislation
June 18, 2010 Op-Ed - My Provision Does Not Politicize the Federal Reserve
June 18, 2010 Op-Ed - Congresswoman Waters Celebrates Approval of Provision to Promote Inclusion of Minorities & Women; Blasts WSJ for Distortions in Editorial
May 13, 2010 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Leads Effort To Increase Opportunities For Women And Minorities In Financial Services Professions
Nov. 18, 2009 Waters Amendment To H.R. 3996 On Minority Inclusion
Oct. 29, 2009 Statement On Announcement By Committee On Standards Of Official Conduct
Oct. 8, 2009 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Hosts Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke To Promote Minority Inclusion In Financial Recovery, Stabilization Efforts
Sept. 14, 2009 Recognizing 15th Anniversary Of The Violence Against Women Act
April 6, 2009 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Responds to Treasury Department Update on Public-Private Investment Program
March 30, 2009 Congressional Black Caucus Convenes Summit to Ensure Access of Minority ┬ľand Women-Owned Businesses to Financial Rescue Programs
Oct. 2, 2008 Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2008
June 20, 2007 Celebrating the Accomplishments of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Recognizing the Need to Continue Pursuing Educational Opportunitie
Sept. 27, 2006 HIV/AIDS
Feb. 8, 2005 An Immoral Budget Proposal
April 30, 2004 57 Members of Congress Join Representative Watson in Opposing Administration's Weakening of Title IX Education Programs
March 17, 2004 Pelosi Statement on the Effect of Bush Budget on Women
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Increasing Opportunities for Minorities and Women
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