Press Releases

April 2009

Date Title
4/20/09 Senator Feinstein Urges President Obama to Consider Placing Armed Security Teams on U.S. Flag Shipping Vessels to Protect Against Somali Piracy As Stop-Gap Measure
4/17/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on EPA Proposed Endangerment Finding Issued Today on the Public Health and Welfare Threats of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
4/16/09 Senator Feinstein Calls for Targeted Strategy to Address Severe Water Crisis for Farms in California’s Central Valley
4/16/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Release of OLC Opinions
4/16/09 Senator Feinstein Opposes New Offshore Drilling off of California’s Coast, Renews Calls for a Long-term Clean Energy Strategy Files
4/16/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on NSA Wiretapping Report
4/14/09 Senate Women’s Caucus on Burma Calls on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to Exert More International Political Pressure on Burma’s Military Junta Files
4/9/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Decision by CIA Director Panetta To Ban Contractor Interrogations, Terminate Site Contract
4/1/09 Senator Feinstein Introduces Broad Legislation to Reduce Wildfire Risk to Communities, Boost Federal Disaster Aid
4/1/09 Senators Feinstein, Collins and Schumer Propose Paying For “Cash For Clunkers” Plan With Unused Stimulus Funds
4/1/09 The Digital TV Transition

March 2009

Date Title
3/30/09 President Obama Signs Omnibus Public Lands Bill That Includes Feinstein-Boxer Measure to Restore San Joaquin River
3/25/09 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Introduce Legislation Enabling Santa Susana Workers and Survivors to Receive Compensation For Illnesses Caused by Exposure to Radiation, Toxic Materials
3/25/09 Omnibus Public Lands Bill Approved by Congress Includes Feinstein-Boxer Measure to Restore San Joaquin River
3/23/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on the Tragic Deaths of Four Oakland Police Department Officers
3/19/09 Senate-Approved Omnibus Public Lands Bill Includes Feinstein-Boxer Measure to Restore San Joaquin River
3/18/09 Senator Feinstein Announces Intention to Introduce Measure to Protect Former Catellus Lands through a Monument Designation
3/18/09 Senators Feinstein, Gregg, Bingaman, Collins, Cantwell and Martinez Introduce Bipartisan Measure to Reduce Tariffs on Imported Ethanol in Effort to Help Lower Gas Prices
3/13/09 Senators Feinstein and Kyl Alarmed at Security Failures in U.S. Passport Process
3/13/09 Senator Feinstein, Congressman Markey and Senator Schumer Introduce Measure to Establish Federal Ban on Bisphenol A in Food and Beverage Containers
3/13/09 Senate Passes Legislation Banning Casino San Pablo From Expanding Without Federal Oversight
3/12/09 Senators Feinstein and Kennedy Introduce Legislation to Prevent and Penalize Exploitation of Immigration System
3/12/09 FY 2009 Omnibus Bill Includes Leahy-Feinstein Provision to Prohibit Sale or Transfer of Most U.S. Cluster Munitions
3/10/09 Senate Approves Fiscal Year 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill
3/10/09 Senators Feinstein, Boxer, Klobuchar and Snowe Applaud EPA’s Draft Rule-Making to Establish Greenhouse Gas Emissions Registry