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Barbara Boxer's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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: Children
Issue Position: LGBT
July 16, 2014 Boxer Statement on Republican Vote to Let Corporate CEOs Deny Coverage for Birth Control
July 15, 2014 Not My Boss's Business Act
July 10, 2014 Senator Boxer: Responding to the Hobby Lobby Decision
July 9, 2014 HOBBY LOBBY: Murray, Udall, Boxer Introduce Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health in Aftermath of Supreme Court Decision
July 9, 2014 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript: Hobby Lobby Ruling
July 7, 2014 Highway Trust Fund
June 30, 2014 Boxer Statement on Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
June 16, 2014 Boxer Praises Obama Administration's Efforts to Protect Federal Contractors from Discrimination
May 6, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - New Routes for Funding and Financing Highways and Transit
April 30, 2014 Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Minimum Wage Increase for 28 Million Americans
April 29, 2014 Boxer Urges Senate Republicans to Support Minimum Wage Legislation
April 29, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act
April 9, 2014 Boxer Statement on Republicans Blocking Legislation to Ensure Equal Pay for Equal Work
April 9, 2014 Executive Session
April 8, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
March 5, 2014 Boxer, Hirono, Sister Simone Campbell and Leaders of Faith and Women's Groups Push for Raising the Minimum Wage
Feb. 19, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
Feb. 6, 2014 Senate Women Say: Raise The Minimum Wage!
Jan. 28, 2014 Boxer Statement on President's State of the Union Address
Dec. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Issues Statement on Increase in Federal Contractor Salaries
Nov. 7, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Nov. 6, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
Sept. 2, 2013 Senator Boxer: Celebrating Labor Day
Aug. 26, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript - Minimum Wage and Health Insurance
Aug. 8, 2013 Letter to Grace Crunican, General Manager of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District, Antonette Bryant, President of ATU Local 1555, Roxanne Sanchez, President of SEIU 1021, and Jean Hamilton, President of AFSCME Local 3993 - Contract Negotiations
July 25, 2013 Letter to Senate Colleagues - Save 3 Million Transportation-Related Jobs
May 15, 2013 Water Resources Development Act of 2013
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Jan. 30, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
Jan. 1, 2013 Boxer Statement on Senate Action to Avert Fiscal Cliff
Oct. 10, 2012 Senator Boxer on the Bakersfield Federal Courthouse
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
July 18, 2012 Bring Jobs Home Act--Motion to Proceed
June 5, 2012 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
June 5, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed--Resumed
May 23, 2012 Cardin, Mikulski, Senate Democrats and Advocacy Groups Urge Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
April 27, 2012 Boxer Praises President Obama for Protecting Veterans from Deceptive Marketing Practices
April 16, 2012 Matt Rutherford's Solo Sail
April 15, 2012 Politico - Foul Play: War on Women Is Real
March 16, 2012 Boxer, Grassley Introduce Measure to Curb Excessive Taxpayer-Funded Salaries for Government Contractors
Dec. 20, 2011 Boxer Statement on House Republicans' Vote to Block Middle-Class Tax Cut
Dec. 17, 2011 Boxer Statement on Payroll Tax Cuts and Budget Votes
Dec. 1, 2011 Statement on GOP Plan to Cut Jobs to Protect Millionaires
Nov. 3, 2011 Republicans Block Bill to Invest in Infrastructure and Create Jobs
June 8, 2011 Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011
May 12, 2011 Senator Boxer: Supporting Nurses and Patients
March 1, 2011 Prohibiting Members of Congress and the President from Receiving Pay During Government Shutdowns
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