Press Releases

December 2007

Date Title
12/6/07 Senator Feinstein Introduces Measure to Establish Federal Oversight for New Carbon Markets
12/5/07 Senator Feinstein Co-Sponsors Aerial Firefighter Relief Act
12/5/07 Senate Approves Legislation to Restore Temporary Judgeship for the Eastern District of California

November 2007

Date Title
11/30/07 Landmark Bipartisan Agreement to Increase Fuel Economy Standards Reached
11/27/07 Senator Feinstein Chairs Field Hearing on California Wildfires, Calls on All Levels of Government to Become Better Prepared
11/20/07 Statement of Senator Feinstein in Response to the Supreme Court Decision to Review the District of Columbia’s Handgun Ban
11/20/07 Senator Feinstein Asks Defense Department and Cal Fire To Ensure Swift Deployment of Military Aircraft to Fight Wildfires
11/16/07 Chairman Feinstein Urges Smithsonian to Address Allegations that Political Pressure Influenced Content of Arctic Exhibit
11/16/07 Senator Feinstein Introduces Sweeping Legislation to Reduce Wildfire Risk to Communities, Boost Federal Disaster Aid
11/16/07 Senate Approves Legislation to Name Great Hall of Capitol Visitor Center “Emancipation Hall”
11/15/07 Senators Feinstein & Snowe: 9th Circuit Court Decision on Federal Fuel Economy Standards for Light Trucks and SUVs Underscores Need for Senate-Approved Ten-in-Ten Fuel Economy Legislation
11/15/07 Senators Feinstein & Snowe: 9th Circuit Court Decision on Federal Fuel Economy Standards for Light Trucks and SUVs Underscores Need for Senate-Approved Ten-in-Ten Fuel Economy Legislation
11/15/07 Senator Feinstein Calls on U.S. Department of Transportation to Re-examine Risk of Long-Distance Truck Driver Fatigue
11/15/07 Chairman Feinstein Urges Senator Ensign to Withdraw Amendment and Open Door for Passage of Common-Sense Electronic Filing Bill
11/15/07 U.S. Senate Approves Four-Year Extension of Breast Cancer Research Stamp
11/14/07 Senator Feinstein, Representatives Brady and Lofgren File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Supporting Balanced Ballot Access and Integrity in Federal Elections Files
11/13/07 Senator Feinstein Co-Sponsors Legislation to Name Great Hall of Capitol Visitor Center “Emancipation Hall”
11/9/07 Senator Feinstein Calls for Prompt and Thorough Investigation of Recent Bay Bridge Oil Spill
11/8/07 Congress Approves $500 Million in Emergency Fire Funding Sought By Senator Feinstein and Representative Lewis
11/8/07 Senator Feinstein Praises Senate’s Vote to Override Bush Veto on Water Resources Development Act (WRDA)
11/8/07 Statement of Senator Feinstein on the Need to Protect Reproductive Rights
11/7/07 Senator Feinstein Asks FEMA to Stage Mobile Housing Units on West Coast
11/7/07 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Ask Federal Officials To Streamline Assistance to California Fire Victims
11/6/07 Senator Feinstein Urges Finance Committee Members to Approve Measure to Protect Retirement Benefits for Public Service Workers
11/6/07 House-Senate Conference Committee Approves $500 Million in Emergency Fire Funding Sought By Senator Feinstein and Representative Lewis