Press Releases

August 2010

Date Title
8/10/10 President Obama Signs Feinstein, Grassley Measure to Prohibit Cell Phones in Prisons
8/4/10 Senator Feinstein Statement on Proposition 8 Case

July 2010

Date Title
7/30/10 Feinstein, Gregg, and 30 Senators Urge the Obama Administration to Support UN Commission of Inquiry to Investigate Possible War Crimes in Burma
7/29/10 Senate Report Calls for Robust Counternarcotics Strategy in Afghanistan; Warns That Taliban Transformation into Major Drug-Trafficking Organization Puts U.S. Mission at Risk
7/28/10 Senator Feinstein Introduces Legislation To Protect Family Farms & Ranches
7/23/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein On Operation Luz Verde
7/22/10 Senate Approves McConnell-Feinstein Resolution to Renew Import Sanctions against Burma’s Military Junta
7/21/10 House Approves Feinstein Measure to Prohibit Cell Phones in Prisons
7/20/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein as Senate Judiciary Committee Votes in Favor of the Nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court
7/13/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on the Nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court
7/12/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein in Support of the Administration’s New Moratorium on Offshore Drilling
7/1/10 Feinstein Statement on Failure of Senate Republicans to Support Unemployment Insurance Extension

June 2010

Date Title
6/30/10 Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Approves Feinstein-Boxer Legislation to Authorize Ten Years of Funding for EPA to Continue Wetlands Restoration in the San Francisco Bay
6/29/10 Senator Feinstein Introduces Measure to End Federal Incentives for Deepwater Drilling
6/28/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein at Senate Judiciary Committee Confirmation Hearing on Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan
6/28/10 Senator Feinstein, Representative Waxman and Los Angeles County Supervisor Yaroslavsky Applaud Veterans Affairs Department Decision to Approve Therapeutic Housing for Veterans at the West Los Angeles VA
6/28/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on the Passing of Legendary West Virginia Senator Robert C. Byrd
6/23/10 Chairman Feinstein Holds Hearing on Proposed Reorganization of Minerals Management Service
6/18/10 Members of the Senate Women’s Caucus on Burma Call on Burmese Military Junta to Release Democratic Leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Her Birthday
6/18/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month
6/17/10 Senate Panel Approves Measure to Penalize Drug Dealers Who Market Candy-Flavored Drugs to Children
6/16/10 Feinstein Statement on California Insurance Commissioner’s Decision to Subject Health Insurers’ Rate Hike Proposals to Outside Scrutiny
6/15/10 Senator Feinstein, Congresswoman Slaughter Urge USDA Secretary Vilsack to Ensure Prudent Use of Antibiotics in Livestock Production
6/14/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Increased Water Allocation for Central Valley Farmers
6/10/10 Senate Panel Approves Feinstein Measure to Create Temporary Federal Judgeships