CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1992 |
Reps. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) and Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) said Monday that they have received letters clearing them of possible criminal violations regarding the scandal-plagued House bank. The so-called "exoneration letters"--which Berman received Monday and Waxman Oct. 14--arrived after federal prosecutor Malcolm R. Wilkey pored over the lawmakers' bank records as well as those of many of their colleagues.
June 16, 2001 |
Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) called Friday on a prominent House Republican to investigate a controversy involving White House political strategist Karl Rove. In a letter to Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.), chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform, Waxman asked for a hearing on Rove's White House meeting in March with the chief executive of Intel Corp. At the time, Rove held at least $100,000 worth of Intel stock.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 2005 |
Agoura Hills officials held a ceremony Monday thanking Rep. Henry A. Waxman for landing federal money for a project that will ease congestion at a Ventura Freeway interchange. The $4 million that Waxman (D-Los Angeles) was able to get inserted in a transportation bill signed last summer by President Bush will enable motorists to enter the freeway from both directions of Kanan Road without making traffic-clogging left turns and will widen freeway exit ramps that back up at peak hours.
March 30, 1992 |
Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr. agreed Sunday that his call to an influential congressman to inquire about a campaign contributor's legal troubles smacked of the type of power politics that he is campaigning to end in his maverick bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. But he insisted he had done nothing inappropriate. In an appearance on ABC's "This Week With David Brinkley," the former California governor was asked if his call to Rep. Henry A.
September 29, 1989 |
A House panel overrode opposition from auto makers Thursday and voted to require that cars built in the future be fitted with special canisters to trap smog-causing vapors released during refueling. The vote was hailed by environmentalists as a significant victory in the legislative battle, currently being fought in the House Energy and Commerce health and environment subcommittee, to strengthen President Bush's proposed clean air bill.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1994 |
U.S. Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), 55, has been a member of Congress since 1974. He is married and has two children. Republican challenger Paul Stepanek, 33, owns a video production company. He and his wife live in Westwood. Waxman is the quieter half of the well-known political machine named for him and U.S. Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City).
September 29, 2007 |
washington -- A top Democratic lawmaker has accused the State Department's chief auditor of threatening to fire senior officials in his office if they cooperated with a congressional investigation into alleged corruption by private contractors in Iraq. The allegations are the latest in an increasingly contentious standoff between Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), head of a key congressional oversight committee, and the State Department auditor, Inspector General Howard J. Krongard.
April 24, 1998 |
Angered by their Republican chairman's characterization of President Clinton as "a scumbag," Democrats on a House panel defeated a GOP move Thursday to obtain immunity for four witnesses in the ongoing investigation of campaign fund-raising abuses. Rep. Henry A. Waxman of Los Angeles, ranking Democrat on the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee, said that the scumbag remark, made by Chairman Dan Burton (R-Ind.) last week, was "vile and repugnant."
September 27, 1989 |
A House subcommittee Tuesday defeated a proposal to strengthen President Bush's clean air proposal by imposing much stricter emission standards on all motor vehicles manufactured after 1993. To the disappointment of environmentalists, the Energy and Commerce subcommittee on health and the environment rejected a proposal by its chairman, Rep. Henry A.
May 6, 1993 |
When President Clinton unveils his sweeping overhaul of the nation's health care system next month, its fate in the House of Representatives will rest largely in the hands of two Californians. One is Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), one of the House's most masterful legislative tacticians, a consummate insider with a legendary skill at political maneuver. The other, Rep. Pete Stark (D-Oakland), meanwhile, is not given to walking or talking anyone else's line.