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Stories with person: Barbara Boxer
  • Senate panel passes 6-year highway bill, minus funding 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 11:02 am

    WASHINGTON - A Senate panel unanimously passed a bill Wednesday to boost spending on highway projects and give state and local governments more flexibility to spend federal money on local projects.

  • Congress moving to block EPA regulation of streams, wetlands 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 5:03 pm

    WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans are pushing to block an Obama administration rule designed to protect water quality in small streams, tributaries and wetlands before it goes into effect later this year.

  • Bill adds pregnancy as insurance-eligible life event 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 4:45 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers are advancing legislation to add pregnancy to the list of so-called 'life-qualifying events' allowing people to buy health insurance outside the regular open enrollment period.

  • Ohio, California senators make beverage bets on NBA finals 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 12:17 pm

    CLEVELAND - Ohio's two U.S. senators are betting beers brewed in the state against their California counterparts' wine, beer and coffee as the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA finals.