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Ranking Member Maxine Waters introduced landmark legislation that would provide significant resources to end homelessness in America. The measure is a bold effort to declare what is really needed to address this crisis.

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Waters Applauds US-EU Covered Agreement
January 13, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, released the following statement today in response to an announcement from the U.S. Treasury Department that representatives from the United States and European Union successfully reached an agreement on international insurance and reinsurance rules, resulting in a covered agreement, as established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act): “Thanks to the Dodd... More
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Waters Dismisses Carson as a Viable Secretary of HUD
January 13, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, issued a statement following Dr. Ben Carson’s confirmation hearing to serve as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): “Yesterday's confirmation hearing continues the common thread that ties together the incoming Trump Administration: a fundamental lack of experience, as well as a total misunderstanding of the agencies that they have been nominated to lead and the people ... More
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Waters Strongly Opposes Republican Efforts to Dismantle Financial Regulation
January 12, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, spoke strongly against two bills pushed by Republicans to effectively roll back postcrisis financial regulation. Ranking Member Waters acknowledged the bills on the House floor today as another attempt by the majority to gut policies that have helped millions of Americans. H.R. 78, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Regulatory Accountability Act Ranking Member Waters criticized and offered... More
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Waters Applauds CFPB's Initiative in Investigating Consumer Harassment
January 12, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, issued the following statement following a report published by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB/Bureau), demonstrating that over one-in-four consumers contacted by debt collectors felt threatened. This report is a result of the first-ever national survey of consumer experiences with debt collectors: “All Americans deserve a financial system that punishes predatory conduct, regardless o... More
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Waters Congratulates Newly Appointed Democrat Committee Members
January 10, 2017
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, released a statement following the announcement of the newly appointed Democratic Members to the Committee, who will serve for the 115th Congress: “Democrats are now the last line of defense to fight the onslaught of Wall Street Reform rollbacks and deregulatory bills the Republicans will try to rush to President-elect Trump’s desk. But we are more than up to the challenge,” said Congresswoman Waters. “I w... More
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