Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Senator Boxer spoke on the Senate floor in support of the nomination of Professor Goodwin Liu to serve on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Professor Liu would be one of only two Asian Americans serving as a federal appellate judge in the U.S.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Senator Boxer called for providing America’s first responders the tools to allow them to communicate, access information and save lives in a disaster, a key recommendation of the 9-11 Commission.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Senator Boxer spoke on the Senate floor in support of the nomination of Magistrate Judge Edward Chen to serve as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of California, which stretches from the Monterey Coast to the state's northern border.
Monday, May 02, 2011
Senator Boxer spoke on the Senate floor to thank the U.S. military, intelligence community and President Obama for their efforts to locate and kill Osama bin Laden.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Senator Boxer spoke out on the Senate floor against the extreme attacks on women’s health by Republicans in the House and Senate.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Senator Boxer joined with Senate Democratic women at a press conference to speak out against the continued Republican assault on women’s health that Republicans have pursued as a condition for not forcing a federal government shutdown.
Friday, April 08, 2011
Senator Boxer joined with Senate Democratic women at a press conference to defend women's access to health care, which is threatened in the Republican budget.
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Senator Boxer spoke in support of her legislation to ensure that Members of Congress are not paid during a government shutdown. The Senate passed the measure unanimously last month while the House has yet to hold and up-or-down vote on the bill.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Senator Boxer spoke on the Senate floor in memory of Geraldine Ferraro, the first female vice-presidential nominee of a major political party, who passed away last week.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Senator Boxer spoke on the Senate floor to oppose legislation sponsored by Senate Republicans that endangers public health by undermining laws that protect the air we breathe and the water we drink – and increasing our dependence on foreign oil.