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Identify a policymaker in your area. This could be a member of the U.S. Congress from your state of residence or an equivalent legislative person that you identify if you are from a territory. Provide the name, title, contact information, and web page if available. Also, explain why you selected this policymaker. Select a health care policy issue of interest that the policymaker you selected supports or opposes. Provide a short summary of the health care policy issue you selected.

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Policymaker: Barbara Boxer
Title: US Senator for California

Contact Info: senator@boxer.senate.gov / phone: 224-3553 / fax: 1 (202) 956-6701
Webpage: https://www.boxer.senate.gov/
Barbara Boxer is an advocate for the rights and benefits of consumers, families, children, and the environment. She has been working as a public leader for quite a long time, having been in the House of Representatives for 10 years, Marin County Board of Supervisors for 6 years, and reelected for fourth term in the US Senate in 2010.
Senator Boxer's credentials are impressive. She was the first woman to chair the Committee on Environment and Public Works at the US Senate. She is a national leader on ...

Solution Summary

The contact info and biography of US Senator for California Barbara Boxer are examined.
* Overview of the Health Care Policy: HR 3590: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Passed Senate Dec. 24, 2009
* Reasons why Boxer and other policymakers supported the Obamacare
* 488 words
* 3 non-APA references

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