Press Releases

July 2008

Date Title
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
6/19/08 Feinstein-Martinez Mortgage Licensing Bill Included in Broad Housing Reform Package Being Debated on Senate Floor Today
6/19/08 Senator Feinstein Secures Commitment of Department of Transportation to Review Air Traffic Controller Staffing at LAX and Two Major Radar Control Facilities in California
6/19/08 Senators Feinstein and Hutchison Call on Burmese Military Junta to Release Democratic Leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Her Birthday
6/17/08 Senator Feinstein to Cosponsor Boxer Measure to Designate Wilderness Lands within Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park
6/17/08 Senator Feinstein Opposes Efforts to Lift Moratoria on Offshore Drilling for Outer Continental Shelf
6/17/08 Senator Feinstein Welcomes Move by CFTC to Increase Oversight of U.S. Energy Commodities Traded on Foreign Exchanges
6/13/08 Senators Feinstein and Stevens Introduce Legislation to Limit Excessive Speculation in Energy Markets by Institutional Investors
6/12/08 Senator Feinstein Renews Call to Shut Down the Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
6/12/08 Close the London Loophole Act Gives CFTC Clear Authority Over U.S. Commodities Traded on Foreign Exchanges
6/12/08 America Must Take a Stand Against Burma’s Tyrannical Regime
6/12/08 Senator Feinstein Urges Forest Service to Quickly Fill Deepening California Firefighter Vacancies as String of Wildfires Hit State
6/12/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein at Judiciary Committee Markup