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In an op-ed published today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, discussed the numerous ways in which the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Consumer Bureau) continues to fight for hardworking Americans…

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Waters and Committee Democrats Press Mnuchin on Suspicious Activity Reports Related to Trump Associates
May 18, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI), Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, Congressman Al Green (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit... More
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Waters Statement at Long Requested Hearing on the State of Homelessness
May 17, 2018
Today, the House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a hearing entitled, “An Overview of Homelessness in America.” For years, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, and Committee Democrats, have called on the Committee to hold a hearing on homelessness. Today marks the first time Committee Republicans have held a hearing on this important issue during Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s (R-TX) tenure. “Mr. Chairm... More
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Waters Introduces Legislation to Expand Housing Assistance for Foster Youth
May 16, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, introduced the Expanding Housing Opportunities... More
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Waters Introduces Resolution in Support of the Affordability of Subsidized Housing
May 10, 2018
Following U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson’s outrageous proposal to increase rent burdens on our nation’s most vulnerable populations, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, introduced H.Res.886, a resolution that affirms the Brooke Rule, which ensures that families receiving federal housing assistance do not pay more than 30 percent of their adjusted income on rent, and remains a widely recognized stan... More
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Waters Statement on Mulvaney’s Reorganization of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
May 9, 2018
Today, in response to Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney’s announcement that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Consumer Bureau) will dramatically reorganize its operational structure, creating new offices and closing existing ones, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, made the following statement: “This reorganization further politicizes the Consumer Bureau and sends a clear signal that political appoi... More
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