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Barbara Boxer's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Economy
Issue Position: Women
Issue Position: Latino Community
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: African-American Community
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Strengthening the Economy
July 3, 2014 Boxer Releases Updated Report on Medical Errors
June 30, 2014 Boxer Statement on Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 24, 2014 Nomination of Leon Rodriguez to be Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
May 13, 2014 Hire More Heroes Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
May 8, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - E-Cigarette's Harmful Chemical Releases
April 30, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Women's Health in Medical Trials
April 25, 2014 Boxer Releases New Report on Medical Errors
March 25, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of US Food and Drug Administration - FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Delivery Products
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Keystone XL Pipeline, Human Health Impacts and National Nurses United
March 13, 2014 Boxer, Burr Applaud Senate Approval of Measure to Strengthen Background Checks for Child Care Providers
March 13, 2014 Boxer, Kirk Introduce Bill to Support Regenerative Medicine Research
March 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Finalize Regulations for Tobacco Products
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Investigate Rare Polio-Like Disease Afflicting California Children
Feb. 26, 2014 Senator Boxer's Statement: The Keystone Pipeline and the Threat to Human Health
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - Complete Comprehensive Human Health Study on Keystone Pipeline
Feb. 4, 2014 Letter to Chuck Schumer, Chairman, and Pat Roberts, Ranking Member US Senate Committee on Rules and Administration - Ban of E-Cigarettes on Capitol Grounds
Jan. 15, 2014 Senator Boxer Commends EPA for Taking Enforcement Action on Environmental Violations at AllenCo's University Park Facility
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Mike Feuer, Los Angeles City Attorney - Protecting the Health of University Park Residents
Nov. 22, 2013 Senator Boxer Lauds AllenCo's Decision to Suspend Operations at University Park Facility to Protect Health of Children and Families
Nov. 21, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise President Obama for Signing Bipartisan HOPE Act
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to AllenCo President Mr. C.E. Peter Allen - Suspend Operations in University Park
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Jeff Sessions and Patty Murray - Funding for Medical Research
Nov. 14, 2013 Rep. Chu, Senator Blumenthal & Colleagues Announce Legislation Protecting Reproductive Rights
Nov. 13, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise house Passage of the HOPE Act
Nov. 13, 2013 Blumenthal, Baldwin, Boxer, Chu, Fudge, Frankel Announce Legislation To Protect Access To Reproductive Care
Nov. 8, 2013 Boxer Statement at Press Conference in Los Angeles to Address Environmental Injustice Occurring in University Park
Oct. 17, 2013 Senator Boxer's Statement on Major New Study Finding That Outdoor Air Pollution is a Leading Cause of Cancer Deaths
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges AG Holder to Establish Drug Take-Back Programs for DoD And VA
Oct. 1, 2013 Huffington Post - Women Senators: GOP's Birth Control Amendment 'Defies Logic'
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Craig Weiss, President and Chief Executive Officer NJOY - Call on E-Cigarette Makers to Explain Marketing Tactics Targeting Kids
Aug. 1, 2013 Senator Boxer's Statement on Obama Administration's Announcement to Improve Chemical Safety and Security
July 31, 2013 Senator Boxer's Statement on Conclusion of TSCA Reform Hearing
July 31, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Strengthening Public Health Protections by Addressing Toxic Chemicals Threats"
July 31, 2013 Senator Boxer's Statement on State Preemption in Toxics Reform Bill
June 19, 2013 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
June 18, 2013 Boxer, Coburn Praise Senate Passage of the HOPE Act
June 4, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create Prescription Drug Take-Back System for Vets
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