Barbara Boxer

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The two senators I chose were Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer. My two congressmen were Rick Allen and Alma Adam Senator Dianne Feinstein, built a reputation on an independent voice, as she works for both Democrats and Republicans. She works on making California better she has worked to build significant record of legislative accomplishments. Dianne has oversaw the nation’s 16 intelligence agencies as she was the first women in a chairman position. Has passed bills like the cybersecurity and others. Senator Feinstein is a member of many organization Senator Feinstein has also been the first woman to chair Joint Congressional Committee as she presided over inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2009. Senator Feinstein has…show more content…
She is a leader of the environmental protection. Ranking member of Committee Environment and Public works as well as the Senate Select Committee on Ethics. Senator Boxer is also a member of many organizations. Barbara created and saved 3 million jobs nationwide, she secured passage of the Water Resource Development Act. Senator Boxer has won many awards for what she has done for the environment. Senator Boxer funded afterschool programs, this law covers 1.6 million children. She has done many more for this country as for the environment. Her education consisted a bachelors degree graduation from Brooklyn College. She has served 16 years both in the House of Representatives and the County Board. The Senate has divided its tasks among 20 committees, 68 subcommittees, and 4 joint committees. For an example she has passed the air pollution, public works, environmental policies etc. I think that these committees do reflect local constituent interest. The article “Accomplishments” from Senator Barbara Boxer page states, “Boxer passed bill to help eliminate lead in drinking water. Boxer and Senator Inhofe along with nine additional bipartisan co-sponsors introduced a bill (S. 3874) to strengthen standards to protect people from toxic lead in drinking water by uniformly reducing the allowable lead content…show more content…
She is representing the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina. An article states that, “The Congresswoman is the founder of the first ever Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus and she is part of the Women’s Caucus, Congressional Progressive Caucus, Diabetes Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, Historic Preservation Caucus, AIDS/HIV Caucus, Hunger Caucus, Medicaid Expansion Caucus, and the Art Caucus. Congresswoman Adams also holds a leadership role in the Democratic Caucus as Vice President for the 114th Congress’ freshmen class and she serves as a Regional Whip for the Democratic Caucus.”Before serving as a member of the North Carolina General Assembly, Congresswoman Adams served nine years on the Greensboro City Council. Throughout her service to the second district in Greensboro, Dr. Adams worked to create safe and affordable housing and the revitalization of neighbors. She began her political career in the 1980’s by becoming the first African American woman ever elected to the Greensboro City School Board. She served 0 committees as 0 subcommittees. A bill past was background checks on Iraqi and Syrian refugees hoping to enter the United States has moved quickly through congressional procedures. H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies SAFE Act, received a House vote on November 19, just two days after it was introduced. The vote
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