Press Releases

January 2009

Date Title
1/8/09 Senator Feinstein Introduces Legislation to Assist State and Local Governments With Costs of Incarcerating Criminal Aliens
1/6/09 Senator Feinstein Introduces Package of ‘First Day’ Bills
1/6/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Selection of Admiral Blair to be Director of National Intelligence
1/6/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Selection of Leon Panetta to be Director of Central Intelligence Agency

December 2008

Date Title
12/31/08 Senator Feinstein Reflects on Legislative Accomplishments of the 110th Congress
12/29/08 Senator Feinstein Announces Judicial Nomination Process Files
12/29/08 Senator Feinstein Raises Safety Concerns Over Air Traffic Controller Shortage in Southern California, Urges Swift Action to Boost Staffing
12/23/08 Senators Feinstein and Snowe Demand Accountability for Firms Receiving Taxpayer Assistance
12/15/08 Senator Feinstein Nominated by Senate Majority Leader to be Chairman of Senate Intelligence Committee
12/15/08 Feinstein Statement on Nomination of Dr. Steven Chu to be Secretary of Energy
12/9/08 Senators Nelson, Feinstein Urge Senate Leadership to Prevent Carmakers from Using Bailout Funds to Oppose Tougher Emissions Standards
12/5/08 Senator Feinstein Denounces Bush Administration’s Weakening of Firearms Restrictions in National Parks

November 2008

Date Title
11/24/08 Senator Feinstein, Representatives Waxman, Schakowsky and DeGette Urge Consumer Product Safety Commission to Enforce Phthalate Ban
11/24/08 Senator Feinstein Urges the Federal Railroad Administration to Expedite Implementation of Collision Avoidance Systems; Requests Waiver for Metrolink
11/21/08 U.S. SENATE PASSES COLLINS-FEINSTEIN RESOLUTION CONDEMNING BRUTAL DEATH OF SOMALI TEENAGER
11/20/08 Senate Approves Feinstein-Boxer Resolution Honoring Firefighters
11/20/08 Senator Feinstein Urges Bureau of Land Management to Find Alternatives to Euthanization of Wild Horses Held on Federal Lands
11/20/08 Senators Feinstein and Snowe Introduce Legislation to Ensure Accountability for Companies Receiving Federal Lifelines and Ban Lobbying with Rescue Funds
11/17/08 Senator Feinstein Seeks Ban on the Sale of Inaugural Tickets
11/17/08 Senator Feinstein Opposes Bush Administration’s Expansion of Visa Waiver Program Despite Security Risks
11/17/08 Senator Feinstein: Any Extended Federal Aid to U.S. Automakers Must Be Used to Pursue New Technologies, Increase Fuel Efficiency
11/14/08 Senators Feinstein, Snowe Urge Energy Department to Ensure that Funds from the $25 Billion Loan Program for the Auto Industry are Used to Build More Fuel Efficient Vehicles
11/13/08 Senator Feinstein Expresses Concern About Bush Administration’s Expansion of Visa Waiver Program Amid Security Risks
11/13/08 Statement from Senator Feinstein on eBay/StubHub Prohibiting the Sale of Inauguration Swearing-In Tickets on Its Websites
11/13/08 Senators Feinstein and Hutchison Condemn the Harsh and Unjust Sentencing of 61 Democracy Activists in Burma; Renew Calls for the Release of Aung San Suu Kyi and all Political Prisoners