Press Releases

January 2009

Date Title
1/14/09 Senators Feinstein and Ensign Introduce Measure to Ensure that Federal Education Funds for America’s Neediest Students Are Directed Towards Helping Students Learn
1/14/09 Senate Passes Feinstein, Snowe Bill to Ban Sale of Inaugural Tickets
1/14/09 Measure Introduced by Senators Feinstein, Collins, and Schumer Would Establish National Incentive Program for Voluntary Retirement of Fuel-Inefficient Vehicles
1/13/09 Senator Feinstein Testifies on Behalf of Dr. Steven Chu, President-elect Obama’s Nominee for Energy Secretary
1/12/09 Senators Feinstein, Kyl Introduce Legislation to Secure and Strengthen the Visa Waiver Program
1/9/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein Regarding EPA’s Interim Health Advisory for Perchlorate
1/9/09 Senator Feinstein Testifies on Behalf of Rep. Hilda Solis, President-elect Obama’s Nominee for Labor Secretary
1/9/09 Senator Feinstein Introduces Measure To Create a Temporary Federal Judgeship for the Eastern District
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