Press Releases

August 2009

Date Title
8/4/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on the Pardon of Euna Lee and Laura Ling
8/3/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Decision to Support Extension of ‘Cash for Clunkers’ or ‘CARS’ Program, Based on Initial Analysis that Consumers are Buying More Fuel Efficient Vehicles

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