Press Releases

July 2010

Date Title
7/21/10 House Approves Feinstein Measure to Prohibit Cell Phones in Prisons
7/20/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein as Senate Judiciary Committee Votes in Favor of the Nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court
7/13/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on the Nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court
7/12/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein in Support of the Administration’s New Moratorium on Offshore Drilling
7/1/10 Feinstein Statement on Failure of Senate Republicans to Support Unemployment Insurance Extension

June 2010

Date Title
6/30/10 Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Approves Feinstein-Boxer Legislation to Authorize Ten Years of Funding for EPA to Continue Wetlands Restoration in the San Francisco Bay
6/29/10 Senator Feinstein Introduces Measure to End Federal Incentives for Deepwater Drilling
6/28/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein at Senate Judiciary Committee Confirmation Hearing on Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan
6/28/10 Senator Feinstein, Representative Waxman and Los Angeles County Supervisor Yaroslavsky Applaud Veterans Affairs Department Decision to Approve Therapeutic Housing for Veterans at the West Los Angeles VA
6/28/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on the Passing of Legendary West Virginia Senator Robert C. Byrd
6/23/10 Chairman Feinstein Holds Hearing on Proposed Reorganization of Minerals Management Service
6/18/10 Members of the Senate Women’s Caucus on Burma Call on Burmese Military Junta to Release Democratic Leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Her Birthday
6/18/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month
6/17/10 Senate Panel Approves Measure to Penalize Drug Dealers Who Market Candy-Flavored Drugs to Children
6/16/10 Feinstein Statement on California Insurance Commissioner’s Decision to Subject Health Insurers’ Rate Hike Proposals to Outside Scrutiny
6/15/10 Senator Feinstein, Congresswoman Slaughter Urge USDA Secretary Vilsack to Ensure Prudent Use of Antibiotics in Livestock Production
6/14/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Increased Water Allocation for Central Valley Farmers
6/10/10 Senate Panel Approves Feinstein Measure to Create Temporary Federal Judgeships
6/10/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein On Project Deliverance
6/10/10 Senator Feinstein Applauds Senate Defeat of Senator Murkowski’s Resolution of Disapproval
6/9/10 Feinstein Statement on Successful SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch

May 2010

Date Title
5/27/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on White House Oil Spill Response
5/25/10 Chairman Feinstein Blasts Shoddy Oversight of Offshore Drilling at Minerals Management Service, Criticizes Overly Cozy Relationships Between MMS Regulators and Oil Industry
5/21/10 Senators Feinstein and Snowe Welcome Obama Administration’s Plans to Extend Aggressive Fuel Economy Standards and Require First-Ever Improvements for Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks
5/21/10 Statement of Senator Feinstein on Final Passage of Measure to Reform America’s Financial Markets