U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
A forceful advocate for families, children, consumers, the environment, and her State of California, Barbara Boxer became a United States Senator in January 1993 after 10 years of service in the House of Representatives. In November 2010, she was reelected to her fourth term in the Senate.
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A national leader on environmental protection, Senator Boxer is the first woman to Chair the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW). Also a champion of quality public education, Senator Boxer wrote landmark legislation establishing the first-ever federal funding for afterschool programs...