Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services

Rep. Maxine Waters: Trump Shutdown is Jeopardizing Integrity of our Financial Markets

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “The Trump shutdown is jeopardizing the integrity of our financial markets and the hard-earned savings of millions of Americans. So, let’s end this Trump shutdown and open the government so that the SEC and other agencies can get back to work on behalf of the public. […read more]

The fiery and bold Black lawmaker who earned a reputation for challenging Wall Street and major lenders during the housing crisis will now set the direction for a range of financial players, regulators, and institutions.
Black History

COMMENTARY: California Congresswoman Maxine Waters Makes History

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Congresswoman Maxine Waters is now the first Black and the first woman to chair the powerful House Financial Services Committee. Having served on this committee since 1995, and its Ranking Member in the previous Congress, Waters will set the committee’s agenda in key areas affecting the economy, banking, housing, insurance and securities. […read more]


Few Americans Invest in Startups

[Small Biz Trends] Few Americans finance new companies, particularly those founded by non-relatives, recent studies by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and Babson College reveal. That’s part of the reason why entrepreneurship advocates are frustrated by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) failure to Read More