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2013-03-18 12:28:53

Senate HELP Committee Neglects its Public Health Mission WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today released the Animal Drug User Fee Act for committee vote on Wednesday, which did not include provisions that would improve the Food and Drug Administration's annual reporting of antibiotic sales for use on industrial farms. The following statement should be attributed to Laura Rogers, project director, The Pew...

2013-03-14 16:24:29

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thursday's strict party-line vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee to move anti-gun Sen. Dianne Feinstein's measure banning so-called "assault weapons" was an insult to millions of law-abiding American citizens who own such firearms and have harmed nobody, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said. "Instead of banning the most popular firearm in the country," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb, "we need to ban...

2013-03-07 16:24:32

Sen. Feinstein, Rep. Schakowsky Introduce Legislation Giving HHS Power to Deny Unreasonable Health Insurance Rate Hikes When States Can't WASHINGTON and SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California will impose an unreasonable rate hike as high as 19.9% on 268,000 Californians because the state's insurance commissioner does not have the power to reject unjustified health insurance premiums. Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative Jan...

2013-02-26 12:26:32

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the nation's oldest liberal-arts colleges today honored two leading U.S. Senators with the second annual Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life. Allegheny College President James H. Mullen Jr. awarded the 2013 prize to United States Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) during a ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. "Allegheny College is honored to award its 2013 Prize for Civility in Public...

2012-10-19 15:22:29

Reason-Rupe finds Californians support major reforms to government spending and public pensions LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Reason-Rupe poll of likely voters in California finds 50 percent intend to vote "yes" and 46 percent say they'll vote "no" on Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown's initiative to raise sales and income taxes. As Prop. 30's support slips some, there are emerging signs that even California's Democratic-leaning electorate has grown weary...

2012-07-25 18:20:33

Hearing on "Rotten Egg Bill" (S. 3239) Blasted for One-Sided Testimony SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate Agriculture Committee is holding a hearing today on Senator Dianne Feinstein's controversial Egg Bill (S. 3239). The Humane Farming Association (HFA) and other animal protection organizations are crying foul. To the dismay of many, the live testimony has been limited to Senator Feinstein and four egg industry representatives. "This panel was...

2012-06-19 14:22:23

Farm Bill Amendment Would Have Killed California's Prop. 2 and Kept Hens in Cages SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association (HFA) and a coalition of animal protection organizations are applauding the Senate's rejection of Senator Dianne Feinstein's controversial "Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012" (S. 3239) to the Farm Bill. Referred to by many as the Rotten Egg Bill, Feinstein's measure is modeled on a similar bill (H.R. 3798)...

2012-06-04 23:01:56

At a Dennis Kucinich fundraiser praising Norman Solomon for Congress, voters also chose progressive David Levitt for US Senate over incumbent Feinstein. Marin County, California (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Congressman and former presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich visited California today to praise and raise funds for Norman Solomon, Democratic candidate for Congress in California´s District 2 in Tuesday´s primary election. Many of the voters present also chose US Senate candidate...

2012-06-01 23:01:58

US Senate candidate David Levitt of California called on his party's leaders to reverse the policy of secrecy regarding the abuse, kidnapping, torture and death of suspects in US custody, and to suspend the policy whereby the president, without judicial review and without knowing the identities of the victims, assassinates terror suspects in their countries using drone weapons. Sebastopol, California (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Democratic candidate for US Senate David Levitt of California called...

2012-05-24 23:01:21

In California's US Senate primary, Facebook and other online activity indicate David Levitt has taken the lead among the Democrats and most Republicans to be the other winner alongside Senator Dianne Feinstein. Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 In California's US Senate primary race, Facebook and other online activity suggest that David Levitt, the black computer scientist, has taken a strong lead during the past week. Levitt's Facebook page has received thousands of Facebook "Likes" in...