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Barbara Boxer

Senator Barbara Boxer

Boxer In SF Calls For Major Afghanistan Troop Reduction

The 100,000 U.S. troops now stationed in Afghanistan should be trimmed to 10,000 to 25,000 within the next 18 months, Sen. Barbara Boxer said Friday.


Matt Fong. (AP)

Former California Treasurer Matt Fong Dies

Former California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, died Wednesday after a four-year battle with skin cancer.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

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ConsumerWatch: Walmart Accused Of Shortchanging Gift Receipts

Consumers who return gifts usually need a gift receipt to get a full refund. But some Walmart shoppers say they are only getting a fraction of the purchase price despite having the receipt.

KPIX 5–05/24/2011

Osama Bin Landen Recorded Statement

Bay Area Lawmakers React To Bin Laden’s Death

Bay Area leaders recognized the significance of the terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden’s death but cautioned that the war on terror is far from over.

KPIX 5–05/02/2011

Senator Barbara Boxer

Senator Boxer Blasts Republicans Over Proposed Budget

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer took House Republicans to task on Wednesday over their proposed budget plan.


Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

California Senators Call For Emergency Inspections Of Nuke Plants

California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein have asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to inspect two California nuclear plants built near earthquake faults to ensure they can withstand a major quake.



Chemical In San Jose Drinking Water Under Debate On Capitol Hill

A Capitol Hill hearing got underway Wednesday morning on the need for a national standard to address chromium 6 water contamination. This comes after a recent study detected the toxin in San Jose’s drinking water supply.


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Boxer, Feinstein Propose Safe Drinking Water Legislation

Drinking water in 31 of 35 cities that were tested in a recent study, including San Jose, were found to have Chromium 6 contamination.


A victim on a stretcher is taken to an ambulance following a shooting at a political event in Tucson, Ariz., Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. (AP)

Boxer Calls For Stronger Gun Controls After Arizona Shooting

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer said it’s time to look at adopting more stringent regulations nationwide governing who can legally carry concealed weapons after last week’s shooting in Tucson, Arizona, in which six people were killed.

CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) (R) talks with Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) while touring the Stion production facility on October 25, 2010 in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Boxer, Feinstein Ask EPA To Set Chromium 6 Standards In Water

Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to protect the public from cancer-causing hexavalent chromium following a report that found the compound in the tap water of 31 cities across the country.

KPIX 5–12/21/2010