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Barbara Boxer's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Military and Veterans
Issue Position: Asian-American Community
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Veterans
July 17, 2014 Boxer, Burr Introduce Resolution Honoring Auxiliaries of Veterans Service Organizations
July 10, 2014 Boxer Praises Senate Passage of the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Nov. 8, 2013 Email Update: Honoring America's Veterans
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
July 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - Same Sex Marriages
June 20, 2013 Boxer, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Permanently Protect the Phrase "GI Bill" from Abuse
June 4, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create Prescription Drug Take-Back System for Vets
May 6, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Eric K. Shinseki - Military Suicide
April 15, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Cooperation Between the Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs
April 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Boxer Praises Defense Secretary Hagel For Endorsing Changes to Military Justice System
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Work to End the Backlog of Veterans' Disability Claims
March 5, 2013 Boxer Email Updates - Senator Boxer: Honoring Vietnam Veterans
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
July 13, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - GI Bill
June 27, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Check the Box for Homeless Veterans Act of 2011
June 27, 2012 Boxer Praises Settlement Protecting Veterans from Predatory Practices
June 22, 2012 E-Newsletter 6/22/12
June 20, 2012 Boxer, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Permanently Protect the Phrase "GI Bill" From Abuse
June 20, 2012 Boxer, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Permanently Protect the Phrase "GI Bill" From Abuse
June 19, 2012 E-Newsletter 6/19/12
April 27, 2012 Boxer Praises President Obama for Protecting Veterans from Deceptive Marketing Practices
March 29, 2012 Boxer, Burr Introduce "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" Legislation
March 2, 2012 Letter to Eric Shinsek, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Dec. 5, 2011 Boxer Praises Department of Veterans Affairs for Expanding Insurance Coverage to Include Groin Injuries Suffered by Our Troops
Nov. 10, 2011 Boxer Praises Senate Passage of Veterans Jobs Bill
Nov. 4, 2011 Boxer, Israel, Begich & Merkley Introduce Bill to Help End Veteran Homelessness
Aug. 11, 2011 Improving Health Care for Veterans in the San Joaquin Valley
July 30, 2011 Boxer Releases County-by-County Report on Devastating Impact of U.S. Default on California
July 14, 2011 Boxer Praises $10.5 Million in Housing Assistance for Homeless Veterans in California
May 26, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Leads 14 Senators in Introducing Major Bipartisan Veterans Employment Bill
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Introduces Major New Veterans Employment Legislation with Veterans and Veterans Advocates in Front of U.S. Capitol
March 31, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary Of United States Department of Veterans Affairs
March 10, 2011 Democrats Stand with Veterans Advocates to Oppose Republicans' Extreme Plan That Would Deny Housing to 10,000 Homeless Veterans
March 10, 2011 Boxer Joins Colleagues, Veterans Advocates to Oppose Extreme GOP Proposal to Deny Housing to 10,000 Homeless Veterans
Jan. 24, 2011 Senator Boxer: VA Makes It Easier to Apply for Benefits
Nov. 9, 2010 Senator Boxer on Veterans Day 2010
Aug. 18, 2010 Senator Boxer: Improving Veterans' Mental Health Care
Aug. 11, 2010 Senator Boxer: Honoring Japanese-American Veterans
July 29, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki Department of Veterans Affairs
July 7, 2010 Senator Boxer: Caring for California's Veterans
June 17, 2010 Senator Boxer Visits VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
May 27, 2010 Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Veteran Prosecutor Laura Duffy for U.S. Attorney in San Diego
April 23, 2010 Bond-Boxer-Lieberman Provisions to Improve Treatment of Troops, Veterans Move to President's Desk
April 23, 2010 Provisions of Bond--Boxer--Lieberman Bill to Improve Treatment of Troops, Military Families Clears Final Legislative Hurdle
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