Press Releases

September 2008

Date Title
9/11/08 Senate Panel Approves Legislation Sponsored by Senator Feinstein to Increase California’s Water Supply
9/11/08 Judiciary Committee Reports Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Legislation
9/11/08 Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Feinstein Legislation to Give Members of U.S. Armed Forces Same Rights as Civilians to Appeal Convictions to the U.S. Supreme Court
9/11/08 Senator Feinstein: We Need to Close the “Swaps Loophole”
9/10/08 Statement of Chairman Feinstein on Interior Department IG Report
9/9/08 Senator Feinstein Seeks Major Grant Assistance for Stockton, Other California Communities Hit Hard by Foreclosure Crisis
9/8/08 Senators Feinstein and Kerry Welcome Changes in Voter Registration Policy at the Department of Veterans Affairs
9/4/08 Senator Feinstein Praises New EPA Rule Requiring Reduced Emissions from Lawn Mowers, Other Small Engines

August 2008

Date Title
8/29/08 President Signs Feinstein-Chambliss-Nunes-Costa Legislation to Protect Benefits of America’s Military “Sole Survivors”
8/15/08 Senators Feinstein, Boxer and Members of California Delegation Urge President Bush to Upgrade California’s Emergency Declaration in Wake of Devastating Wildfires Files
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