Op-Eds and Articles

Aug 31, 2014

Rep. Henry Waxman's retirement draws curtain on Los Angeles political era

When Rep. Henry Waxman, who will turn 75 in September, retires at the end of this year after 46 years in elected office, it will mark more than just the end of a storied career as one of the most prolific lawmakers in Congress.

Jun 19, 2014

Beverly Press: City council salutes a ‘legend’ in politics

The Los Angeles City Council proclaimed last Friday as “Henry Waxman Day in L.A.” and invited the retiring U.S. Congressman to city hall, where officials praised his 40-year career in politics.

Jan 31, 2014

Press Coverage of Rep. Waxman's Recent Announcement to Retire at the end of the 113th Congress

On January 30, 2014 Congressman Henry A. Waxman, senior Democrat from California, announced his decision not to seek reelection to the House this fall.

May 14, 2013

Sequestration hitting California hard

An Op-ed by Henry Waxman

Aug 30, 2012

Snuffing out Tobacco Sales to Minors

Issues: Health

Park Labrea and Beverly Press cover Representative Waxman holding a press conference calling for tougher regulations on cigar sales to minors.

Aug 16, 2012

Malibu Surfside News Report Says 112th Fails Environment

Issues: Natural Resources & Wildlife, Energy & Environment

Malibu Surfside News Report published an article detailing a report released by Rep. Waxman and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce revealing the failure to protect coastal environments during the 112th Congress.

Aug 9, 2012

Rep. Waxman Announces Coastal Protection Rights are Undermined by House of Representatives

Issues: Natural Resources & Wildlife, Energy & Environment

Malibu Times releases an article quoting Rep. Henry Waxman's recent press conference.

Aug 9, 2012

Rep. Waxman: Coastal Protection Needs to be National Priority

Issues: Natural Resources & Wildlife, Energy & Environment

Santa Monica Patch covers Rep. Henry Waxman's call for renewed protections on California’s coastline in the wake of a new report detailing Republican attacks on coastal water, marine life and the environment.