Representative Maxine Waters's Public Statements


Full Name: Maxine Waters
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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8/22/14 Congresswoman Waters to Travel to Hometown of St. Louis for Funeral of Michael Brown 8/22/14 Congresswoman Waters' Statement on Cal/OSHA's Decision to Cite Menzies Aviation for Safety Violation 8/07/14 Letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary of Lands and Minerals Management - Modernizing the Outdated and Inadequate Onshore Oil and Gas Fiscal System 7/31/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer 7/31/14 Letter to Debbie Matz, Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration Board - NCUA Proposed Capital Rule 7/30/14 Approaching Recess, Waters Blasts GOP for Ex-Im Inaction 7/30/14 Congresswoman Waters and Congressman Enyart Lead 126 Members Urging Robust Funding for TIGER Grants 7/30/14 Congresswoman Waters Applauds Passage of Veterans' Health Bill 7/30/14 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization 7/29/14 Heading into August, Waters Blasts Committee's Unfinished Business 7/29/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership 7/25/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed 7/23/14 Waters Statement on SEC's Final Rules on Money Market Funds 7/23/14 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Assessing the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act Four Years Later 7/22/14 LA Times - House Passes Bill to Improve Airport Security in Wake of LAX Shooting 7/22/14 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 7/22/14 Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act of 2014 7/21/14 Cummings, Markey, Waters Respond to GAO Report on Medical Credit Cards 7/21/14 Democratic Report on Dodd-Frank Law Documents Progress, Efforts to Undercut It 7/18/14 Letter to Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of the Amiri Court in Riffa Place - Expulsion of Tom Malinowski 7/18/14 Congresswoman Waters Responds to Downing of Malaysian Jetliner 7/17/14 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Observes National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day 7/17/14 Waters Lauds Senate Passage of TRIA Renewal 7/16/14 Republicans Fall Short on TRIA Votes 7/16/14 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Federal Reserve Centinial Oversight 7/15/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Financial Services Committee Democrats Call for Transparency in TRIA Debate 7/14/14 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 7/11/14 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee - Waters Callls on Hensarling to Protect Investors, Fund SEC Exams 7/10/14 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - H.R. 5018, The Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act 7/09/14 Leter to Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Waters Calls Out GOP's Spending Bill Scheme 7/09/14 Congresswoman Waters Calls for Thorough Investigation into California Highway Patrol Beating 7/08/14 Alzheimer's Disease Research Investment 7/03/14 Los Angeles Wave - Despite Progress, the Struggle for Racial Parity Continues, Local Leaders Say 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 7/02/14 Congresswoman Waters Marks 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act 7/01/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - House Democrats Urge State Department to Stop Conditioning MCC Compact on El Salvador's Seed Purchase Program 6/25/14 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - Export-Import Bank 6/25/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Selection Process for the Promise Zones Program 6/25/14 Waters Applauds Inspector General's Investigation of Force-Placed Insurance 6/25/14 Waters Expresses "Deep Concerns" over Promise Zones Program 6/24/14 Waters Blasts McCarthy's Ex-Im Flip Flop 6/24/14 Politico: House Democrats Push for Ex-Im Bank 6/24/14 Hearing of the House Financial Services Committee - The Annual Report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council 6/23/14 Consumer Protection and End User Relief Act 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/18/14 Congresswoman Waters Responds to Iraq Crisis 6/18/14 The Argonaut - Looking to the Horizon for Change 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/13/14 Waters calls for Increased Scrutiny of Overseas Derivatives Trading 6/13/14 Letter to Timothy Massad, Chairman of Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Increased Scrutiny of Overseas Derivatives Trading