Press Releases

April 2008

Date Title
4/24/08 Senate Democrats Ask DOJ to Enforce Laws Facilitating Voter Registration Files
4/24/08 Senate Approves Measure to Award Congressional Gold Medal to Aung San Suu Kyi, Leader of Burma’s Democratic Movement
4/23/08 Senator Feinstein: The Administration’s Effort to Preempt California’s Tailpipe Emissions Standard Is “Contrary to Congressional Intent”
4/22/08 Senator Feinstein Praises Proposed Interim Fuel Economy Target of 31.6 Miles per Gallon by 2015; Calls Announcement an “Historic Shift”
4/22/08 Statement by Senator Feinstein in Recognition of Earth Day
4/17/08 Senators Feinstein, Collins and a Bipartisan Group of 8 Senators Introduce Third Annual “Endangered Species Day” Resolution
4/16/08 Feinstein, Chambliss, Nunes, Costa Introduce Legislation Protecting Benefits of Americans Who Leave the Armed Forces As “Sole Survivors” After Losing All Their Siblings to War
4/16/08 Senator Feinstein Expresses Disappointment that President Bush’s Program on Global Warming ‘Falls Short’ of What is Needed to Prevent Combat Catastrophic Climate Change
4/15/08 Senator Feinstein Chairs Hearing on FY 2009 Budget Request for Department of the Interior
4/10/08 Senate Approves Feinstein-Boxer Measure to Increase the Supply of Non-Drinking Water for California’s Bay Area
4/10/08 Senate Approves Measure to Preserve Historic Piedras Blancas Light Station
4/10/08 Senate Approves Feinstein Measure to Study “Rim of the Valley” Addition to Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
4/10/08 Senator Feinstein Raises Concerns Over Forest Service Firefighter Staffing in Southern California, Asks Officials for Detailed Plans to Beef Up Recruiting and Retention Ahead of Fire Season
4/10/08 Senator Feinstein Introduces Legislation to Prevent Oil Spills Like the Cosco Busan Incident
4/9/08 Senate Unanimously Approves Bipartisan Resolution Sponsored by Feinstein, Smith and 20 Senators Condemning Violence in Tibet; Calling for Talks between China and His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
4/7/08 Senators Feinstein and Smith Lead Bipartisan Group of Senators to Introduce a Resolution to Condemn Violence in Tibet; Call for Talks between China and His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
4/4/08 Senator Feinstein Urges Secretary Rice to Continue to Urge Restraint by Chinese Government in Tibet; Encourage Direct Talks between China and His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
4/3/08 Senator Feinstein Calls for Expanding Housing Bill to Include Legislation to Create National Licensing Standards for Mortgage Brokers and Lenders
4/3/08 As Energy Prices Soar, Senator Feinstein Joins with Bipartisan Group of Senators to Improve Energy Efficiency, Create Jobs, and Reduce Energy Costs
4/2/08 Senators Feinstein and Snowe Introduce Measure to Set Deadline for EPA to Complete Endangerment Finding on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
4/1/08 Senate Approves Feinstein-Sessions Bill to Stop Controlled Substances from Being Sold Online Without Valid Prescriptions
4/1/08 Senator Feinstein Chairs Hearing on FY 2009 Budget Request for Forest Service

March 2008

Date Title
3/31/08 Senator Feinstein Leads Coalition of 55 Senators Seeking to Restore Byrne/JAG Grants for State and Local Law Enforcement in Supplemental Appropriations Bill
3/28/08 Senator Feinstein Calls on USDA to Complete Regulations to Give Consumers A List of Establishments that Sold Tainted Meat During a Recall
3/27/08 Senator Feinstein Expresses Concern that Mexican Cross-Border Marijuana Courier Cases Are Not Being Adequately Prosecuted