CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1993 |
National health care, economic recovery and post-Cold War foreign affairs are among the topics of a community meeting called by Rep. Henry A. Waxman tonight in Studio City. Appearing at Carpenter Avenue Elementary School, 3909 Carpenter Ave., from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Waxman is expected to make a brief speech before answering constituents' questions. Richard Close, president of the Sherman Oaks Homeowners Assn.
August 3, 1988
Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on health and the environment, received $42,500 in honoraria from health-related special interest groups in 1987, according to a study released by Common Cause. The money from health groups represented 56% of the total $76,400 in honoraria received by Waxman during the year, the citizens lobbying group said. In 1987, House members were permitted to keep up to $25,885 in outside income such as honoraria.
April 18, 2003 |
Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) called for a probe into the destruction of Philip Morris documents related to a federal lawsuit. Philip Morris, a unit of Altria Group Inc., is one of several cigarette makers the Department of Justice accused of fraudulent and deceptive practices in a 1999 suit. U.S.
March 6, 2007 |
Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) opened an investigation of research and marketing related to medical devices and drugs made by Boston Scientific Corp., Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly & Co., AstraZeneca and Cephalon Inc. The companies received letters from Waxman, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, asking for documents including correspondence with the Food and Drug Administration.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 1992 |
Despite a lack of serious election opposition for many years, Reps. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) and Carlos J. Moorhead (R-Glendale) have stockpiled campaign treasuries that rate among the top 15 of all House members in the country. The two San Fernando Valley area lawmakers rank 12th and 14th, respectively, according to records filed with the Federal Election Commission. Waxman has $851,920 on hand and Moorhead has $734,432. Fellow Southern California Rep.
August 2, 2001 |
Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) and several other members of Congress introduced legislation Wednesday to require all insurance companies operating in the United States to disclose the names on policies written in Europe during the Holocaust era, 1933 to 1945. The bill calls for a Holocaust insurance registry to be established at the National Archives in Washington. "The Nazis never issued death certificates, and most policy deeds were lost or destroyed," said Rep. Eliot L. Engel (D-N.Y.