Press Releases

July 2008

Date Title
7/24/08 Senator Feinstein Calls for Robust Federal Response to Address Mussel Infestation Problems in Western Waterways
7/23/08 Senators Feinstein, Snowe and others Urge Energy Department to Update and Improve Analysis Model Used to Forecast Oil Prices
7/22/08 Senators Feinstein, Kerry, Reid, Obama, Clinton, Leahy, Schumer, Murray, Wyden Introduce Bill to Require the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to Provide Access to Voter Registration for Veterans
7/22/08 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Introduce Measure to Rename Sierra Nevada North Palisade Peak in Honor of the late David Brower
7/17/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Touring Fire-Damaged Northern California with President Bush
7/17/08 BOXER AND FEINSTEIN URGE CPSC CONFEREES TO PROTECT AMERICA’S CHILDREN AND BAN PHTHALATES IN TOYS
7/17/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Bill to Reauthorize President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief
7/16/08 Senator Feinstein Cosponsors Boxer Wilderness Legislation
7/16/08 Senate Rules and Administration Committee Holds Hearing on Administrative and Management Operations of the U.S. Capitol Police
7/15/08 House of Representatives Approves Feinstein-Chambliss Legislation Reauthorizing Byrne Justice Assistance Grants Program at $1.1 Billion Over Five Years
7/14/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on President Bush’s Plan to Lift the Executive Ban on Offshore Drilling
7/11/08 Senate Panel Approves FY 2009 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
7/11/08 Levin, Feinstein Introduce Legislation to Close OTC Loophole That Restricts Energy Market Oversight
7/11/08 Senate Panel Approves FY 2009 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
7/11/08 Senate Committee Approves FY 2009 Transportation-HUD Appropriations Bill
7/9/08 Senator Feinstein Asks for $910 Million for Emergency Federal Funds for Wildfire Suppression, Fuels Reduction, Burn-Area Rehabilitation
7/2/08 Senator Feinstein and Bipartisan Group of Senators urge NHTSA to Update Analysis Model for Setting Fuel Economy Increases to Reflect Current Gas Prices and Urgency of Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions
7/2/08 Senator Feinstein Urges CFTC to Provide Energy Information Administration with Detailed Information about Speculation in Oil Markets
7/1/08 Senate Includes Feinstein-Martinez Mortgage Licensing Bill In Major Housing Reform Legislation
7/1/08 Senators Feinstein & Bennett Introduce Bipartisan Electronic Voting Reform Act

June 2008

Date Title
6/28/08 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein
6/27/08 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Join California Congressional Delegation to Urge Immediate Federal Disaster Assistance for California Wildfires Files
6/26/08 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein On the Supreme Court’s Ruling Overturning the DC Handgun Ban
6/26/08 Senator Feinstein Announces Launch of Inaugural Website
6/20/08 Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Bill Includes $580 million for Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program and $400 million for SCAAP