Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Barbara Boxer

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Advocates to Boxer: Save Funds for Safe Streets, Don’t Let House Gut NEPA

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(Note: Much of this story comes from “Making Lawmakers Answer for Pedestrian Deaths in Their Districts” that appeared on Streetsblog Capitol Hill yesterday.) No matter how you count it, California is a dangerous place for pedestrians. A recent report by Transportation for America showed that nearly 7,000 pedestrians were killed in California’s streets between 2001 […]
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Inhofe Supports Clean Extension, Won’t Vote Against Bike/Ped (This Time)

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The Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously agreed this morning to send a four-month extension of the transportation bill to the full Senate. Chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) emphasized that it wasn’t easy to get consensus on the extension, especially with many members wanting to move forward with the full two-year bill. Sen. James Inhofe still […]
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Boxer and Johnson Warn Senators of Job Losses If Transpo Bill Isn’t Extended

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Two key Democratic senators today released state-by-state numbers showing how many jobs would be lost if the current surface transportation authorization bill is not extended by September 30. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, and Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD), chair of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, sent […]