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Democrats Urge Appropriators to Boost Funding for Community Development Block Grants

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, joined by Representative Michael E. Capuano and 65 of their Democratic House colleagues, has released a letter to key Members of the House Committee on Appropriations urging adequate funding for critical community development and housing programs in the Fiscal Year 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Developm...

Democrats Urge Appropriators to Fully Fund SEC

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, joined by Representative Carolyn Maloney and 51 other Members of Congress, has released a letter to key Members of the House Committee on Appropriations calling for full funding of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) at the amount requested by the Obama administration for fiscal year 2014. The SEC is re...

Ranking Member Waters' Floor Statement on H.Con.Res 25 (Republican Budget for FY 2014)

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, today made the following statement on the House Floor: Thank you Mr. Speaker, and I thank Mr. Van Hollen for yielding me time. Today I rise in strong opposition to the Republican’s Budget, a budget that makes absurd claims to reducing the deficit by repealing crucial government authority to protect our economy—l...

Waters' Opening Statement in Markup Focuses on the Immediate Threat Posed by Sequestration

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, led committee Democrats today in calling for an open debate on the effects of sequestration, requesting that all Committee members put aside theoretical discussions of “Budget Views and Estimates.” The complete text of her opening statement follows. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The Committee is supposed to meet toda...

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