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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

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June 20, 2018 Press Release

Waters Offers Amendments to Provide Treatment for all Substance Abuse Disorders – Rather than only Opioid Addiction

Three Amendments Would Expand Access to Medicaid & Conduct Research for Comprehensive Substance Abuse Treatment

June 14, 2018 Press Release

Waters: Trump’s Decision to Strip Coverage for Preexisting Conditions is Especially Harmful for African Americans   

March 28, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Announces FY2018 Appropriations Letters & Omnibus Accomplishments

 

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which provides substantial federal funding increases to many of her legislative priorities through September 30, 2018, the end of the current fiscal year:  

 

January 19, 2018 Press Release

Waters Introduces Legislation to Increase Federal Funding for Obamacare Outreach  

Provides $1.2 Billion for Navigator Programs and Promotional Activities

October 6, 2017 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 6, 2017

Contact: Twaun Samuel or Rykia Dorsey

Phone: (202) 225-2201

 

Congresswoman Waters on Trump Attacking Women (in More Ways than One)

 

WASHINGTON—Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after the announcement that President Trump has restricted women’s access to birth control.

 

May 5, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, introduced the Minority Diabetes Initiative Act (H.R. 2351).  This bill will establish an initiative to provide grants to physicians and community-based organizations for diabetes prevention, care and treatment programs in minority communities.  The bill is supported by 48 of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues.

 

April 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and a congressional leader on HIV/AIDS issues, called for increases in funding for domestic HIV/AIDS programs in fiscal year 2018.  The proposed increases were included in two letters to leaders of the House Committee on Appropriations, which were signed by many of the Congresswoman’s congressional colleagues.

 

April 4, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Reintroduces the Stop AIDS in Prison Act

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee and a Congressional leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, reintroduced the Stop AIDS in Prison Act today (H.R. 1882).  This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Prisons to develop a comprehensive policy to provide HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, and treatment for inmates in federal prisons. The bill has 33 original cosponsors.

 

December 1, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Commemorates World AIDS Day

 

December 1, 2016

 

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and a Congressional leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, issued the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day:

 

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