Press Releases

December 2007

Date Title
12/18/07 FY’08 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Includes Feinstein Language to Ensure Prosecution of Sexual Abuse Against Those Held in Federal Custody
12/18/07 FY’08 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Includes $2.85 Million for California Agriculture Programs
12/17/07 Senators Boxer and Feinstein Along with Representative Herger (CA-02) Lead California Delegation In Urging The Air Force To Consider Beale AFB as Home Of Cyber Command Files
12/17/07 FY 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Includes Feinstein-Boxer Measure to Ensure Full Public Access to Santa Rosa Island
12/17/07 Commerce-Justice-Science Section of FY’08 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Includes Two Feinstein Priorities
12/17/07 FY 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Includes Feinstein’s $45 Million Public-Private Partnership to Begin Addressing Smithsonian Maintenance Backlog
12/14/07 Senator Feinstein Secures Commitment from DHS Secretary Chertoff to Make Agriculture Inspections a Priority Files
12/14/07 U.S. Senate Approves Extension of Breast Cancer Research Stamp
12/13/07 Senate Approves Landmark Legislation to Increase Fleetwide Average Fuel Efficiency 10 Miles Per Gallon Over 10 Years
12/13/07 Senate Approves Feinstein-Levin-Snowe Legislation to Increase Transparency in Energy Markets, Close the “Enron Loophole”
12/11/07 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Vote to Support Major Reforms to Farm Bill Files
12/6/07 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Announce Opposition to Efforts to Preempt EPA and California Tailpipe Emissions Regulations
12/6/07 Senators Boxer and Feinstein Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Future Accidents Like the Cosco Busan
12/6/07 Intelligence Conference Includes Feinstein-Hagel-Whitehouse-Feingold Measure that Bans Waterboarding and other Forms of Torture Files
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