Press Releases

October 2008

Date Title
10/17/08 President Signs Rail Safety Bill Containing Anti-Collision Provision Sought By Senators Feinstein and Boxer
10/16/08 President Bush Signs House Version of Bill Sponsored by Senators Feinstein and Sessions to Stop Controlled Substances
10/15/08 Senator Feinstein Denounces Bush Administration’s Endorsement of Torture, Renews Call to Require All U.S. Intelligence Agencies to Follow the Army Field Manual in Interrogations
10/15/08 Senator Feinstein Urges Purchase of Breast Cancer Research Stamp in Recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10/14/08 Snowe, Feinstein Tax Credit to Improve Energy Efficiency, Save Money and Reduce Pollution
10/10/08 Senator Feinstein Expresses Concern that the Federal Maritime Commission’s Review of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach “Clean Trucks Program” Oversteps its Mandate and Capabilities
10/3/08 President Signs Measure to Renew Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Tax Incentives
10/3/08 President Signs Funding Measure for Four-Year Extension of Secure Rural Schools Program
10/2/08 President Signs Feinstein-Boxer-Harman Measure to Soundproof Lennox and Inglewood School Districts from Nearby Airport Noise
10/1/08 Senate-Approved Economic Rescue Plan Includes Funding for Four-Year Extension of Secure Rural Schools Program
10/1/08 Congress Approves Major Rail Legislation Requiring Anti-Collision Systems Sought by Senators Feinstein and Boxer

September 2008

Date Title
9/30/08 Congress Approves Bill Sponsored by Senators Feinstein and Sessions to Stop Controlled Substances from Being Sold Online Without Valid Prescriptions
9/26/08 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Express Disappointment in California’s Share of HUD Foreclosure Grants, Urge More Federal Aid
9/26/08 Chairman Feinstein Calls on EPA to Immediately Comply With Congressional Mandate to Issue Draft Rule for Economy-Wide Greenhouse Gas Emissions Registry
9/24/08 Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Security Concerns Involving Visa Waiver Program in Wake of New GAO Report
9/24/08 Congress Approves Feinstein Measure for Two-Year Extension of Program to Help Drug-Endangered Children
9/24/08 Senate Passes Feinstein-Smith Legislation Designed to Stop Runaway Film Production and Save American Jobs
9/24/08 Senate Approves Funding for Four-Year Extension of Secure Rural Schools Program
9/23/08 Senate Approves Measure to Renew Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Tax Incentives
9/23/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein On Decision to Drop Federal Moratorium on Offshore Oil Drilling
9/23/08 Senator Feinstein Raises Serious Concerns About Latest Proposal to Drain Groundwater from Mojave Preserve Aquifer
9/23/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Legislation to Reverse the Ledbetter Decision
9/22/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein Regarding EPA’s Failure to Issue a Drinking-Water Safety Standard for Perchlorate
9/18/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on House Passage of Comprehensive Anti-Speculation Legislation
9/17/08 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein On the House Passage of a Bill to Repeal Common Sense DC Gun Laws