Stopping Sexual Assault
A recently released Department of Defense report estimates that 26,000 members of our armed forces were victims of sexual assault in 2012, an increase from 19,300 in 2010. Last month, Senator Boxer testified before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel on the epidemic of sexual assault in the military. “This is simply unacceptable and it must stop,” Senator Boxer said. “And we are the ones who can stop it.”
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Environment and Public Works
Senator Boxer chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee. Learn about her efforts to create clean energy jobs and craft a 21st century transportation policy.
Creating Jobs in Transportation
Senator Boxer led the effort to pass a bipartisan transportation bill, which will save or create 3 million jobs nationwide.
Protecting California's Wilderness
Senator Boxer has authored legislation creating more than 1 million acres of wilderness in California. See an interactive map of wilderness areas that she has helped to create or expand.
Helping Homeowners Refinance
Senators Barbara Boxer and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) are seeking to help millions of responsible homeowners refinance at today’s record low rates.
Securing Our Schools
The Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senator Boxer’s bill with Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) to improve school safety on a bipartisan vote.