Press Releases

August 2008

Date Title
8/11/08 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Urge California Legislature to Pass Bill Banning Toxic Chemical from Children’s Products
8/4/08 Feinstein, Rockefeller, Whitehouse, Hagel, Feingold, and Wyden Introduce Legislation to End CIA Coercive Interrogations and Secret Detentions
8/1/08 Congress Passes Feinstein-Chambliss-Nunes-Costa Legislation to Protect Benefits of America’s Military “Sole Survivors”

July 2008

Date Title
7/31/08 Congress Approves Nationwide Ban on Phthalates in Children’s Products
7/31/08 Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Feinstein Amendment to Protect Unaccompanied Alien Children
7/29/08 Senators Feinstein, Clinton Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Breast Cancer Research Stamp
7/29/08 Feinstein Measure to Improve Safety of Secondhand Cribs Included in Consumer Product Safety Conference Report
7/28/08 CPSC Conferees Approve Nationwide Ban on Phthalates in Children’s Products
7/26/08 Congress Approves Feinstein-Martinez Mortgage Licensing Bill as Part of Housing Reform Legislation
7/25/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Filibuster of Energy Speculation Bill
7/25/08 Senator Feinstein Renews Calls for Swift Action in Congress to Create Steady Funding Source for Abandoned Mine Cleanup
7/24/08 Senator Feinstein Calls for Robust Federal Response to Address Mussel Infestation Problems in Western Waterways
7/23/08 Senators Feinstein, Snowe and others Urge Energy Department to Update and Improve Analysis Model Used to Forecast Oil Prices
7/22/08 Senators Feinstein, Kerry, Reid, Obama, Clinton, Leahy, Schumer, Murray, Wyden Introduce Bill to Require the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to Provide Access to Voter Registration for Veterans
7/22/08 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Introduce Measure to Rename Sierra Nevada North Palisade Peak in Honor of the late David Brower
7/17/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Touring Fire-Damaged Northern California with President Bush
7/17/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Bill to Reauthorize President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief
7/16/08 Senator Feinstein Cosponsors Boxer Wilderness Legislation
7/16/08 Senate Rules and Administration Committee Holds Hearing on Administrative and Management Operations of the U.S. Capitol Police
7/15/08 House of Representatives Approves Feinstein-Chambliss Legislation Reauthorizing Byrne Justice Assistance Grants Program at $1.1 Billion Over Five Years
7/14/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on President Bush’s Plan to Lift the Executive Ban on Offshore Drilling
7/11/08 Senate Panel Approves FY 2009 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
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