Press Releases

March 2008

Date Title
3/14/08 Senator Feinstein Calls on EPA Administrator Johnson to Explain Why He Overruled Recommendation of Scientific Advisors
3/14/08 Senators Feinstein and Martinez Urge Congress to Pass Bill to Create National Licensing Standards for Mortgage Brokers and Lenders
3/14/08 Senate Unanimously Approves Feinstein-Martinez Resolution to Designate the Week of March 16 - 22 as “National Safe Place Week”
3/13/08 Senate Passes Feinstein Budget Amendment to Increase Federal Reimbursement to State and Local Government for Cost of Incarcerating Criminal Aliens
3/13/08 Senators Feinstein, Stevens, Akaka and Boxer Introduce Bill to Shut Down Facilities That Repeatedly Slaughter Downed Animals
3/12/08 Senate Rules and Administration Committee Holds Hearing on Voter Fraud
3/12/08 Snowe, Feinstein and Levin Call for Inclusion of Bi-Partisan Energy Transparency Legislation in Final Farm Bill Extension Files
3/12/08 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Ask Secretary of State Rice to Support Presidential Permit for New Otay Mesa Port of Entry
3/12/08 Senator Feinstein Introduces Measure to Fund the Cleanup of Abandoned Mines Files
3/12/08 Senator Feinstein Asks Secretary Chertoff for Vigorous Enforcement of Border Tunnel Prevention Act
3/12/08 Senate Women’s Caucus on Burma Calls for Release of Aung San Suu Kyi and Improved Conditions for Burmese Women and Girls
3/7/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Expected Veto of Legislation Requiring CIA to Follow Army Field Manual in Interrogations
3/7/08 Senators Feinstein and Kerry Urge Veterans Affairs Secretary to Ensure Veterans Have Access to Voter Registration
3/7/08 Congressman Thompson and Senator Feinstein Call for Speedy Disaster Relief for the 2008 Salmon Season Files
3/6/08 Senate Approves Feinstein Measure to Prevent Harm to Babies and Young Children from Unsafe Secondhand Cribs
3/6/08 Senate Approves Feinstein Legislation to Impose a Nationwide Ban on Phthalates in Children’s Products
3/6/08 Senator Feinstein Cosponsors Dorgan Measure to Block FCC’S Revision of Media Ownership Rules
3/4/08 Senator Feinstein Offers Amendment That Would Ban Phthalates in Children’s Products
3/3/08 Senator Feinstein Urges Congress to Pass Internet Pharmacy Bill

February 2008

Date Title
2/29/08 Senate Unanimously Approves Feinstein-Boxer Measure to Soundproof Lennox and Inglewood School Districts from Nearby Airport Noise
2/29/08 Senator Feinstein Urges Interior Secretary to Not Relax Reagan-Era Restrictions on Loaded Firearms in America’s National Parks and Wildlife Refuges
2/29/08 Senator Feinstein Commends Wal-Mart and Toys “R” Us for Curtailing Sales of Toys Containing Phthalates
2/28/08 Senator Feinstein Urges Bush Administration to Address Serious Problems With Visa Waiver Program During Hearing of Judiciary Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security
2/26/08 Senator Feinstein Chairs Fiscal Year 2009 Minerals Management Service Budget Hearing
2/21/08 Senator Feinstein Announces Plans to Uphold Moratorium on Competitive Sourcing at Forest Service in Wake of New GAO Report