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  1. MTC committee approves $27 million for suicide barrier on Golden Gate BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... as the Golden Gate Bridge district - a special-purpose district - are eligible for these funds. It was Sen. Barbara Boxer, who once served on the bridge board when she was a Marin County supervisor, who agreed to carry the language in the bill. Some ...


  2. Democrats introduce bill requiring contraception paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... mandate included in the Affordable Care Act - even if they claim religious objections. From left, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), ...


  3. Democrats unveil bill to reverse Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    ... Democrats on Wednesday, however, charged that the Supreme Court misinterpreted the law. The RFRA, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said, "was written for one reason -- to protect employees' freedom of religion." The Supreme Court however, "decided that ...


  4. Dems Strike Back on Hobby Lobby Case With 'Not My Boss's Business Act'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... alike, to make decisions about their medical care in consultation with their doctor, not their boss." Sen. Barbara Boxer, D- Calif., who has championed women's rights throughout her career, called the Supreme Court's decision an "outrage" at this ...


  5. New Soledad-Pinnacles Visitors' Center opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | KION 46

    Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. Sam Farr attended the grand opening of the new Soledad-Pinnacles Visitor's center Saturday in Soledad.


  6. Senate panel to hold hearing on EPA climate ruleRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... at the hearing, the source said. The hearing comes after Republicans pressed chairwoman of the committee, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), to call on McCarthy, and administration officials to testify on the new rules. Republicans have railed against ...


  7. Republicans Have Unveiled Their Solution To The 'Highway Shutdown,' And Conservatives Already Hate ItRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... the Senate's version of the highway bill will emerge) said their main objection was the length. Both Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-California) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware) said it would only "create another fiscal crisis next year." "This ill-conceived ...


  8. Lawmakers Slowly Moving to Prop Up Highway Trust FundRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

    ... to prop up the fund. He has yet to comment on Camp's proposal. In the meantime, two powerful Senate Democrats, Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Tom Carper, D-Del., are speaking out against the House plan, insisting there needs to be a long-term fix ...


  9. Dems: Supreme Court Turned Religious Freedom Law 'On Its Head'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Switched

    Sen. Barbara Boxer and other Democratic senators spoke out against the Supreme Court's interpretation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.


  10. Senate Democrats unveil legislation to reverse high court's Hobby Lobby rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... doesn't believe in any medical care? We have a religion that doesn't believe in any medical care," said Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.). "If you work for that person, sorry. No health insurance. Christian Scientists have taught their adherents for ...


  11. Democrats Are Plotting A Direct Response To The Supreme Court's Obamacare DecisionRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... be able to dictate what is best for you and your family." Murray and Udall, along with Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-California) and Mark Begich (D-Alaska) will introduce the bill at a press conference Wednesday morning. Both Udall and Begich ...


  12. 200 Moms And Kids Launch A "play-in" Protest On Capitol Hill For Climate ActionRead the original story

    16 hrs ago |

    ... causing dangerous climate change. The event features children at play, a press conference joined by U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-CA., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI., and a march to deliver a message from families across America: "Use your power to ...


  13. Has teacher tenure driven a wedge between California Democrats and Big Labor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Examiner

    ... the tenure ruling, or even acknowledging it. Neither of the state's Democratic senators, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer , issued press releases. Neither office responded to requests for a comment on the ruling. Similarly, most Democratic House ...


  14. Infrastructure AlertRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | JD Supra

    ... federal government to state and local governments. On April 10, Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer, Committee Ranking Member David Vitter (R-La.), Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee Chairman Tom Carper (D-Del.), ...


  15. Will Senate Dems fight Manchin on coal rules?Read the original story

    Tuesday | The Hill

    ... be a major victory for the coal industry. Even the Senate's staunchest environmental advocates, such as Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), said they might let the measure slide in order to ensure reauthorization of the Ex-Im Bank's charter. When asked ...


  16. A Highway Trust Fund party invite? Only in WashingtonRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Hill

    ... put aside the PS3s, and race to the finish!" at the summer shindig. An accompanying graphic shows Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and David Vitter (R-La.), the ranking members on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, along with Senate ...


  17. The craziest, costliest political races are the ones you never knew were happeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... from 2 p.m. until 4 a.m. Home is a lilac house on Lilac Street, shared with a mutt named Babs (after Senator Barbara Boxer, Democrat of California) and a pot-bellied pig named Ruby (inspiration unclear) who is battling a weight problem. It wasn't ...


  18. State lawmakers face same-party battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Davis Enterprise

    ... by more than 2-to-1. Honda has support from most of the Democratic establishment, including Obama, Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Khanna's endorsers include former San Francisco Mayor and state Lt. ...


  19. The Plot to Bring Down Bob Menendez Was Actually BrilliantRead the original story

    Tuesday | Slate

    ... and idiosyncratic support for continuing the embargo on the Castros' state. Next in line was California Sen. Barbara Boxer, who had called the embargo "deeply foolish." But really, any Democrat would be less resolute on the embargo than Menendez. ...


  20. One Year Since WendyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Bush v. Choice

    ... stood up to Sen. Graham and talked about how a ban would endanger women's lives and criminalize doctors. Sen. Barbara Boxer joined him and talked about how the bill would drive women to rogue doctors or leave women with no choice by to try to ...