Press Releases

April 2008

Date Title
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
3/26/08 Senator Feinstein Calls on Attorney General Mukasey to Explain Decision to Eliminate Public Corruption Unit in Los Angeles
3/26/08 Senator Feinstein and Mayor Villaraigosa Urge Swift Passage of Legislation to Create National Standards for America’s Mortgage Brokers and Lenders
3/19/08 Letter from Dalai Lama to Senator Feinstein on Tibet Files
3/17/08 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein On the Latest News Out of Tibet
3/14/08 Senator Feinstein Calls on EPA Administrator Johnson to Explain Why He Overruled Recommendation of Scientific Advisors
3/14/08 Senators Feinstein and Martinez Urge Congress to Pass Bill to Create National Licensing Standards for Mortgage Brokers and Lenders
3/14/08 Senate Unanimously Approves Feinstein-Martinez Resolution to Designate the Week of March 16 - 22 as “National Safe Place Week”
3/13/08 Senate Passes Feinstein Budget Amendment to Increase Federal Reimbursement to State and Local Government for Cost of Incarcerating Criminal Aliens
3/13/08 Senators Feinstein, Stevens, Akaka and Boxer Introduce Bill to Shut Down Facilities That Repeatedly Slaughter Downed Animals
3/12/08 Senate Rules and Administration Committee Holds Hearing on Voter Fraud
3/12/08 Snowe, Feinstein and Levin Call for Inclusion of Bi-Partisan Energy Transparency Legislation in Final Farm Bill Extension Files
3/12/08 Senators Feinstein and Boxer Ask Secretary of State Rice to Support Presidential Permit for New Otay Mesa Port of Entry