Press Releases

May 2008

Date Title
5/29/08 Senators Feinstein and Leahy Praise New Treaty Banning Cluster Munitions, Call on United States to Join Pact
5/23/08 Senator Feinstein Calls on Governor Schwarzenegger to Push Perchlorate Polluters to Pay for Water Replacement in the Rialto-Colton Basin
5/22/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein in Opposition to $165 Billion Supplemental Bill
5/22/08 Senate Approves Amendment to FY’08 Supplemental Appropriations Bill to Fund Domestic Priorities Important to California
5/22/08 Senate Rules and Administration Committee Approves Nominees to Federal Election Commission
5/22/08 Judiciary Committee Approves Feinstein Measure for Two-Year Extension of Program to Help Drug-Endangered Children
5/22/08 Senators Feinstein and Bennett Announce Agreement on Bipartisan Electronic Voting Reform Legislation Would Help Ensure the Accuracy, Security and Accessibility of Voting Systems
5/22/08 Senator Feinstein Asks Secretary Gates to Station Two Military C-130 Aircraft In California for Swift Response to West Coast Wildfires
5/21/08 Bill to Reverse EPA Denial of California Vehicles Waiver Passes Senate Environment Committee
5/20/08 Statement of Senator Dianne Feinstein on Senator Kennedy
5/20/08 Senate Banking Committee Approves Feinstein-Martinez Legislation To Create Federal Registry and National Licensing Standards for Mortgage Brokers and Lenders
5/19/08 Statement of Senator Feinstein on New Report Asserting White House Was Directly Involved in EPA Decision to Deny California’s Waiver
5/16/08 Supplemental Appropriations Bill Includes an Additional $450 Million for Federal Firefighting and Fire-Prevention Efforts
5/16/08 Supplemental Appropriations Bill Includes an Additional $490 Million for the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program
5/15/08 Supplemental Appropriations Bill Includes an Additional $400 Million for One-Year Extension of Secure Rural Schools Program
5/15/08 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Feinstein and Craig Emergency Legislation to Relieve Labor Shortage in Agriculture
5/15/08 Senator Feinstein Praises Smithsonian for Instituting Needed Improvements as Documented in New GAO Report
5/15/08 Judiciary Committee Approves Measure Co-Sponsored by Senator Feinstein to Create New Federal Judgeships
5/15/08 Congress Approves Measure to Close “Enron Loophole”
5/13/08 Senator Feinstein Votes on Two Key Energy Measures
5/12/08 Senate Women’s Caucus on Burma Calls on UN Secretary-General to Help Compel Burma’s Military Junta to Work with International Aid Organizations to Bring Assistance to Survivors of Cyclone Nargis
5/9/08 Senator Feinstein Asks VA Secretary to Move on Long-Term Homeless Housing, Master Plan for West Los Angeles VA Facility
5/8/08 Senators Feinstein and Kerry Express Concerns About Apparent Reversal in Department of Veterans’ Affairs Policy in Providing Access to Voter Registration for Veterans Files
5/8/08 Levin and Feinstein Introduce Oil Trading Transparency Act
5/8/08 Senators Feinstein and Snowe Urge CFTC to Ensure Market Protections for Trading of U.S. Energy Future Contracts on International Markets