Press Releases

July 2009

Date Title
7/31/09 Senators Feinstein and Collins Urge Department of Transportation to Promptly Provide Detailed Evaluation on Effectiveness of “Cash for Clunkers” or “CARS” Program
7/30/09 Senators Feinstein and Collins: Any Extension of the ‘Cash for Clunkers’ Program Must Adhere to Higher Fuel Efficiency, Greater Emissions Reductions
7/30/09 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Feinstein Transportation Funding Requests, Including $50 Million for Commuter Rail Safety
7/30/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein On Bureau of Reclamation Announcement of $40 Million in Stimulus Funds for California Water Projects
7/29/09 Senator Feinstein Introduces Bill to Prevent Foreign Felons from Possessing Firearms in the United States
7/29/09 Senators Feinstein and Cardin Introduce Measure to Ban Inhumane Practice of Allowing Hunters to Shoot Wildlife from Aircraft
7/28/09 Senator Feinstein Applauds Millions of Dollars in New COPS Hiring Grants for California
7/28/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein as Senate Judiciary Committee Votes on Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor as Next Supreme Court Justice
7/23/09 Members of California Delegation -- Led by Senators Feinstein, Boxer and Rep. Stark -- Offer to Work with Toyota to Keep Fremont NUMMI Plant Open Files
7/22/09 Senator Feinstein Applauds Defeat of Concealed Weapons Amendment
7/22/09 Senator Feinstein's Surface Transportation Reauthorization Requests
7/21/09 Senator Feinstein Opposes Concealed Weapons Amendment Files
7/17/09 Senator Feinstein Calls on CFTC to Provide More Details about the Administration’s Energy Market Oversight Reform Plan
7/15/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein in Support of the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009
7/13/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein at Senate Judiciary Committee Confirmation Hearing on Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor
7/7/09 Senators Feinstein and Snowe Introduce Measure to Establish Federal Oversight for New Carbon Markets

June 2009

Date Title
6/30/09 Senator Feinstein Applauds EPA Decision to Grant California Waiver to Regulate Emissions from Automobiles
6/25/09 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves $32.1 Billion FY 2010 Interior Appropriations Bill
6/19/09 Senate Women’s Caucus on Burma Renews Calls for the Release of Imprisoned Democratic Leader Aung San Suu Kyi on her Birthday
6/18/09 Senate Passes Boxer-Feinstein Resolution Congratulating Los Angeles Lakers on Winning 2009 NBA Championship
6/17/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on President Obama’s New Financial Regulation Framework
6/17/09 Senator Feinstein Urges Obama Administration to Respond to Urgent Shortages at Food Banks in California’s Agricultural Areas
6/17/09 Senators Feinstein, Akaka, Feingold, Durbin, Harkin, Leahy, Levin and Reed Push for U.S. Support of Arms Trade Treaty
6/11/09 Senator Feinstein Calls for Moving Forward With Judge Sotomayor’s Confirmation Hearings
6/11/09 Senator Feinstein Introduces Bill to Correct Problem with Medicare payment localities in California