Sen Dianne Feinstein

Sen Dianne Feinstein


United States Senator from California. On Facebook at: https://t.co/RVLkJPLS9Y

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I’m pleased to see the House pass a federal drilling ban. This is a strong rebuke of the administration’s efforts to extract oil regardless of the risk to local communities. I urge the Senate to take up this bill and pass it before more coastal communities are at risk.

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Many Hispanic Americans from California have left their mark on our country, exemplars like Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina in space, and Dolores Huerta, who has dedicated her life to farmworkers. As #HispanicHeritageMonth  begins, we celebrate Hispanic American contributions.

Twenty-five years after the original assault weapons ban, we need to reinstate it. I have introduced a bill to do just that. These weapons only serve one purpose: to kill HUMANS. We need to start saving lives.

It’s unconscionable that this administration’s anti-immigration policies are now targeting people like Maria Isabel Bueso. She needs , lifesaving medical treatment in the United States to survive. Deporting these immigrants would be cruel. I will keep fighting to protect them.

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Today marks 232 years since our Constitution was adopted. This living document has grown to be a model for democracy around the world. Happy #ConstitutionDay !

Natural disasters can strike at any time. Having a plan in place is an essential first step to being prepared. During #NationalPreparednessMonth  be sure to review your family’s emergency plan. Take a look at these tips to get started:

Saddened by the news of the passing of Cokie Roberts. She was a stalwart journalist who lived an impressive life and paved the way for many women after her. We’ll miss her writing, wit, insight and commitment to telling the story.

"The Clean Air Act clearly gives California the legal authority to set vehicle emissions standards. By revoking that authority, the administration is eliminating a tool that is reducing emissions, improving vehicle mileage standards and saving consumers $460 billion at the pump."

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UPDATE: Republicans rejected our motion to adjourn until Monday so senators could read the bill they just introduced. RT If you think senators should have time to read a bill that affects every single American.

UPDATE: 43 senators now support our bill to bar children from being taken from their parents at the border. We still need a Republican senator to join. If you’re represented by a Republican senator, please ask them to cosponsor S.3036. #FamiliesBelongTogether 

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