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Barbara Boxer

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Bay Area Elected Officials Hail Supreme Court Ruling On Affordable Care Act

Bay Area elected officials are responding enthusiastically to Thursday’s historic Supreme Court ruling upholding most of the federal Affordable Care Act.

06/28/2012

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California Officials: Bring On Health Care Reform

The decision, health and insurance officials say, perfectly positions California to add 6 million residents to the ranks of the insured by a 2014 deadline.

06/28/2012

Birth control pills. (Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

San Francisco Archbishop Joins In Fight Against Obama Birth Control Policy

Archbishop George Niederauer is joining the campaign to overturn a new federal rule that requires religious hospitals, schools and charities to cover the cost of birth control for their employees.

02/09/2012

Senator Barbara Boxer

Sen. Boxer Touts New Transportation Bill in Oakland, Talks New Jobs

Sen. Barbara Boxer was in Oakland Tuesday to promote a new transportation bill and to push for a revamped piece of the jobs bill that was recently voted down by Republicans.

10/26/2011

A firefighter is seen running as a massive fire roars through a San Bruno neighborhood. (AP)

Boxer, Feinstein Seek Tougher Pipeline Safety Measures

California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein called on Congress to pass even stricter measures to prevent pipeline disasters like the one in San Bruno.

10/18/2011

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

California Voters Give Congress Most Dismal Rating Ever

Californians have their dimmest view ever of Congress, according to a new poll, and the disapproval extends to both of California’s U.S. senators.

09/16/2011

Artist rendering of the Oakland Control Tower (Oakland International airport website)

Construction Resumes On Oakland International Airport Control Tower

Construction has resumed on the new control tower at Oakland International Airport. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, D-California, who came to the airport Tuesday, warned that work could stop again unless Congress meets another funding deadline for the Federal Aviation Administration.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/23/2011

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Boxer Touts Federal Transportation Bill In Bay Area

Her proposal would maintain the current levels for the Transportation Trust Fund for the next two years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/17/2011

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Marin Man Facing Charges Over Alleged Threats To Senator Boxer

A San Rafael man is set to be arraigned on charges that he made death threats against Sen. Barbara Boxer.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

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North Bay Man Sentenced To Time Served In U.S. Senator Threat

A former Marin County man has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to four months already served in jail for sending an email in which he threatened to shoot a U.S. senator unless the legislator voted to preserve endangered species protection for wolves.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

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