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Barbara Boxer's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Barbara Boxer
Office: U.S. Senate (CA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Stewart; 2 Children: Doug, Nicole
Birth Date: 11/11/1940
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Greenbrae, CA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense and Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Aug. 8, 2014 Boxer Statement on the President's Actions in Iraq
July 25, 2014 President Signs Boxer Legislation Honoring Nation's Top Military Aviators
June 30, 2014 Senator Boxer on GAO Report on Threat to U.S. Military Facilities Posed by Climate Change
June 17, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Iraq
May 22, 2014 Senators Introduce Legislation to Repeal 2002 Resolution Authorizing Use of Military Force Against Iraq
May 20, 2014 Benghazi
May 14, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Benghazi House Committee
May 7, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Regarding Changes to National Guard Firefighting Missions
April 1, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Senators Call on DOD for Competition in Air Force Space Launch Program
Nov. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Joined by Survivors, Retired General, Advocates Kick Off Final Two-Week Push For Creating an Independent Military Justice System - Defense Bill Expected on The Floor Before Thanksgiving
Nov. 5, 2013 Hirono, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Military Sexual Assault Victims During 32 Proceedings
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Sept. 15, 2013 Boxer Statement on Syria Agreement
Sept. 10, 2013 Authorizing the Limited and Specified Use of the United States Armed Forces Against Syria--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 10, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Syria
Sept. 3, 2013 Boxer Statement at Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Syria
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 4, 2013 Letter to Department of Defense Secretary Charles Hagel - Review Dismissal of Sexual Assault Case
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Jan. 14, 2013 Boxer Announces Support for the Nomination of Former Senator Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense
Jan. 7, 2013 Boxer Statement on the Nomination of Former Senator Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense
Nov. 14, 2012 Bipartisan Members of Senate Release Statement After Meeting with Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren on Situation in Gaza
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 12, 2012 Senator Boxer on the Deadly Attack in Libya
Sept. 12, 2012 Boxer Statement on Deadly Attack on U.S. Consulate in Libya
July 18, 2012 Boxer, Isakson Laud House Passage of the 'United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012'
June 29, 2012 Boxer, Isakson Praise Senate Passage of the "United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012"
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
Jan. 25, 2012 State of the Union: O.C. Congress Members React - OC Register
Dec. 19, 2011 Letter to Jacob J. Lew, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Dec. 13, 2011 Boxer, Grassley Criticize Failure to Limit Exorbitant Taxpayer-Funded Salaries for Defense Contractors
Dec. 1, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Dec. 1, 2011 Boxer, Grassley, Rockefeller Applaud Senate Passage of Amendment Curbing Taxpayer-Funded Salaries for Defense Contractors
Nov. 30, 2011 Senate Sends Message To President: Bring U.S. Forces In Afghanistan Home Faster
Nov. 17, 2011 Introduction of a Measure to Limit Taxpayer-Funded Salaries for Defense Contractors
Oct. 21, 2011 Boxer Statement on President's Decision to Bring Troops Home from Iraq
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security
July 19, 2011 Manchin Joins Colleagues to Urge Defense Department to Address Failing Infrastructure at Military Schools
June 23, 2011 Senator Boxer: Bringing Our Troops Home
June 22, 2011 Boxer Statement on President Obama's Speech on Afghanistan
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
June 21, 2011 Senator Boxer: Leon Panetta Confirmed as Secretary of Defense
June 21, 2011 Boxer Statement on Senate Confirmation of Leon Panetta to Serve as Secretary of Defense
June 15, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduction of Military Forces in Afghanistan
May 23, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
May 18, 2011 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
March 28, 2011 Boxer Statement on President Obama's Speech on Libya
March 16, 2011 Senator Feinstein Introduces DOMA Repeal Legislation
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