Press Releases

May 2006

Date Title
5/11/06 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Urge EPA to Approve California’s Request to Adopt Stringent Small Engine Emissions Rules
5/11/06 Senators Feinstein and Thomas Introduce Legislation to Award Congressional Gold Medal to the Dalai Lama
5/11/06 Feinstein Opposes Small Business Health Insurance Bill That Would Override California’s Own Comprehensive Insurance Requirements
5/11/06 Feinstein Opposes Tax Cut Bill, Urges for More Equitable Tax Relief
5/11/06 Statement By Senator Feinstein
On NSA Warrentless Domestic Surveillance
5/10/06 Senators Feinstein, Snowe, Durbin Call for Raising Average Fuel Economy Standards for All Vehicles to 35 mpg by Model Year 2017
5/8/06 Senator Feinstein Urges Children to Use Breast Cancer Research Stamps to Send Their Mother’s Day Cards
5/8/06 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein
On the Nomination of General Michael Hayden
as Director of the CIA
5/8/06 Senator Feinstein Urges Californians to be Aware that Generic Drug Prices Vary Greatly From Pharmacy to Pharmacy
5/8/06 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein at Oversight Hearing on Gas Prices and Energy Trading
5/8/06 Senators Feinstein, Kyl, Sununu Seek to Cut Gasoline Prices by Ending Ethanol Import Tariff
5/5/06 Senators Feinstein and Kyl Call for Eliminating
Ethanol Import Tariff
5/5/06 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein On the Resignation of Porter Goss as Director of the CIA
5/5/06 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Urge Senate Opposition to House Measure to Limit Public Access to Santa Rosa Island
5/4/06 Senator Feinstein Calls on Senator Frist to Bring Bill
Expanding Stem Cell Research to the Senate Floor
5/3/06 Senator Dianne Feinstein Calls for Strategic, Phased Downsizing of U.S. Troops in Iraq
5/3/06 Senator Feinstein Cosponsors Voting Rights Act Reauthorization
5/3/06 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Beat Back Coburn Effort to Strip Funding for California Levees and Flood Control
5/2/06 Feinstein, Cantwell Press for Public Release of Enron Evidence, Citing Implications for Oil Markets
5/2/06 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein
On California-Federal Agreement Allowing Expedited
Permitting to Fix Critical Levee Sites

April 2006

Date Title
4/27/06 CMS Issues Policy Guidelines Ensuring that Seniors
Don’t Lose Coverage for Their Prescription Drugs
4/27/06 Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Foster Competition and Reduce Oil & Gas Prices
4/26/06 Senator Feinstein Calls for an Update on the Department of Homeland Security’s Efforts to Improve Federal Disaster Planning
4/26/06 Senator Feinstein Calls for Changes to Require Cable, Internet, Satellite Music Broadcasters to Protect Digital Music, Allow Consumers to Continue to Record, Replay Programming
4/25/06 With Gas Prices Soaring, Senators Feinstein, Snowe, Levin, and Cantwell Seek to Shine Light on Energy Markets