Press Releases

March 2009

Date Title
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
3/10/09 Senators Feinstein and Durbin Request Senate Committee to Take up Inter-American Convention Against Illegal Arms Trafficking
3/9/09 Statement from Senator Feinstein on President Obama’s Decision to Lift Stem Cell Research Restrictions
3/6/09 Senator Feinstein Commends Manufacturers for Ending Sales of Baby Bottles that Contain Bisphenol-A
3/5/09 Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Anti-Meth Legislation
3/5/09 Feinstein, Bond Announce Intelligence Committee Review of CIA Detention and Interrogation Program
3/4/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Ten-Year Anniversary of Landmark Headwaters Agreement
3/2/09 Middle East: Senator Feinstein and Bipartisan Group of 31 Senators Urge Bold U.S. Leadership in the Region Files

February 2009

Date Title
2/27/09 Senator Feinstein Welcomes Commitment from Interior Secretary Salazar and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Address California’s Drought Emergency
2/26/09 Statement from Senator Feinstein on Passage of Amendment to Repeal DC’s Gun-Ownership Restrictions
2/25/09 Burr, Feinstein Introduce Bill to Address Residency Rights for Military Spouses Bill would help ease the burdens of military families when they are transferred
2/13/09 Senator Feinstein Outlines Funding Details for California Included In Economic Recovery Package Conference Report
2/11/09 Senators Feinstein and Leahy Introduce Measure to Restrict Use of Dangerous Cluster Munitions
2/10/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Interior Department Decision to Review Offshore Drilling Policy
2/10/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Phthalate Ban
2/9/09 Senator Feinstein Introduces Bill to Preserve Historic Accounts of Civil Rights Movement
2/9/09 Senators Feinstein, Boxer, Klobuchar and Snowe Urge Swift Federal Action on Rule-Making to Establish Greenhouse Gas Emissions Registry
2/5/09 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Court Ruling Upholding Phthalate Ban
2/5/09 Feinstein Seeks Investigation Into Reports of “Burrowing” by Bush Appointees at Pentagon
2/3/09 Senators Feinstein and Snowe Urge Energy Department to Set Timeline for Dispersal of Funds from $25 Billion Loan Program for Auto Industry, Ensure that the Funds are Used to Build a More Fuel Efficient Fleet of Vehicles

January 2009

Date Title
1/30/09 Senator Feinstein Introduces Legislation to Give Armed Forces Personnel the Same Due-Process Appeal Rights as Civilians
1/28/09 Feinstein and Bond Announce Unanimous Committee Approval of Admiral Dennis Blair to be Next DNI