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Barbara Boxer's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
June 4, 2014 Letter to Robert Bentley, Governor of Alabama; Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska; Rick Scott, Governor of Florida; Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia; Butch Otter, Governor of Idaho; Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas; Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana; Paul LePage, Governor of Maine; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi; Dave Heineman, Governor of Nebraska; Pat McCroy, Governor of North Carolina; Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma; Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina; Dennis Daugaard, Governor of South Dakota; Bill Haslam, Governor of Tennessee; Rick Perry, Governor of Texas; Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin; and Matt Mead, Governor of Wyoming
April 29, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act
April 7, 2014 Boxer Statement on Senate Vote to Restore Benefits for the Long-Term Unemployed
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 3, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
March 26, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Politics Involving in Not Passing Unemployment Insurance and the Hobby Lobby Court Case
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 30, 2014 Senate Democratic Women Urge Republicans to Help Women and Families by Raising the Minimum Wage
Jan. 28, 2014 Boxer Statement on President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 16, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion To Proceed -- Continued
Jan. 14, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Continued
Jan. 9, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 7, 2014 Cloture Motion
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Sept. 19, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Dec. 17, 2011 Boxer Statement on Payroll Tax Cuts and Budget Votes
Oct. 11, 2011 Boxer Statement on Senate Vote on American Jobs Act
Aug. 12, 2011 Generating Jobs and Power in Coachella Valley
Jan. 19, 2011 Boxer Lauds $227 Million Federal Investment to Combat Homelessness in California
Dec. 15, 2010 Boxer Statement on Senate Passage of Tax Cut Package
Dec. 2, 2010 Unanimous-Consent Request-- S. 3981
Dec. 2, 2010 Unanimous-Consent Request--S. 3981
Nov. 30, 2010 Boxer Statement on Senate Republicans Blocking Reauthorization of Unemployment Benefits
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Aug. 5, 2010 Boxer Praises Senate Passage of Bill to Save Jobs of Teachers, Police and Firefighters
July 21, 2010 Boxer Statement on Extension of Unemployment Benefits
April 15, 2010 Continuing Extension Act of 2010
March 10, 2010 Boxer Lauds Passage of Senate Jobs Bill
Feb. 26, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Jim Bunning - Health and Unemployment Benefits for Jobless Workers
Dec. 2, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 4, 2009 Senator Boxer Lauds Senate Passage Of Unemployment Benefits Extension
April 29, 2009 Boxer Lauds U.S. Army Corps Funding
April 9, 2009 Boxer Applauds Announcement of Child Care Funds for California
Feb. 9, 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Feb. 7, 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Jan. 28, 2009 MSNBC "Morning Joe" - Transcript
Jan. 27, 2009 MSNBC - Transcript
Dec. 17, 2008 Boxer Releases Detailed Report on Realities of Recession in California
Dec. 11, 2008 Automobile Industry Crisis
Nov. 20, 2008 Boxer: Extending Unemployment Insurance Helps Struggling Families, Boosts Economy
June 17, 2008 Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act
May 14, 2008 National Foster Care Month
March 10, 2008 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, the Honorable Dianne Feinstein and the Honorable Wayne Allard
March 10, 2008 Boxer Leads Call to Restore Bush Cuts to Urban Indian Health Programs
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