Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Barbara Boxer

Boxer and Mica Release Vague Reassurance of Progress

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Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. John Mica just released this statement: The conferees have moved forward toward a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on a highway reauthorization bill.  Both House and Senate conferees will continue to work with a goal of completing a package by next week. From what we’re hearing, whatever deal they’ve reached only applies […]

Boxer Changes Her Tone, Adopts a Fighting Stance

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The transportation bill conference committee negotiations have been difficult and contentious, by all accounts — all except Senator Barbara Boxer’s account. The EPW chair has been optimistic when others have been bitter, consistently focusing on how much the two sides agree rather than the places where they’re still far apart. But that seemed to change with […]