Rep. Waters honored by Gardena Council

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters (Dem., CA-35) was honored by the Gardena City Council at Tuesday’s  regularly-scheduled city council meeting. Gardena’s Mayor Paul Tanaka and city council members presented Congresswoman Waters with a certificate of appreciation, recognizing her work and legislative efforts on behalf of Gardena.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (Dem., CA-35) was honored by the Gardena City Council at Tuesday’s  regularly-scheduled city council meeting. Gardena’s Mayor Paul Tanaka and city council members presented Congresswoman Waters with a certificate of appreciation, recognizing her work and legislative efforts on behalf of Gardena.

"Congresswoman Waters has been our voice in Washington, and a very strong one at that," said Mayor Paul Tanaka. “We have received federal funds for environmental clean-up, transportation, law enforcement and other projects totaling nearly $76 million because of the congresswoman’s efforts. Rep. Waters is a frequent visitor to Gardena, participating in countless community education forums and ceremonial events."

Waters, who attended events such as the Gardena Martin Luther King Parade to the JCI Day of Remembrance event, said the City of Gardena is never far from her thoughts.

"I am proud to represent the city of Gardena, and I’m truly humbled to receive this recognition from Mayor Tanaka, Mayor Pro Tem Ronald Ikejiri and City Council members Tasha Cerda, Rachel Johnson and Dan Medina," Congresswoman Waters said. “I am very pleased that the leadership of Gardena, guided by Mayor Tanaka works so well together for the good of its citizens. I will continue to fight in Washington on behalf of Gardena, and direct federal resources here to help address and improve Gardena’s most pressing needs."

Gardena is located in the South Bay region of southwest Los Angeles County – that makes up the southern portion of  Congresswoman Waters 35th Congressional District.

Rep. Waters honored by Gardena Council