As Secretary of State John Kerry continues to consider the fate of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse wrote to Secretary Kerry explaining why the project is not in our national interest and submitting formal comments critiquing several key elements of the State Department’s Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS). The letter and comments explain how the pipeline will contribute to dangerous climate change.
Rep. Waxman believes the top priority for this Congress should be putting America back to work.
Rep. Waxman strongly opposes efforts to end Medicare and cut Medicaid.
Rep. Henry A. Waxman has been long regarded as an effective voice for Americans in an era when special interests often dominate public discourse.
Rep. Waxman is a longtime champion of environmental protection and believes climate change is an environmental issue, an economic issue, and also a fundamentally a moral issue.
New data demonstrates the benefits that the Affordable Care Act has already provided to seniors, young adults, small businesses, and many others in Rep. Waxman’s district as a result of its implementation.
Rep. Waxman has opposed every effort in Congress to restrict a woman’s right to choose a safe abortion and is a fierce advocate for women's health.
Rep. Waxman serves as a Congressional appointee to the U.S. Holocaust Museum’s Memorial Council, and is committed to promoting Holocaust remembrance and pursuing restitution for Holocaust survivors