News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy March 28, 2017 Press Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 WASHINGTON (TUESDAY, March 28, 2017) — U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and a group of other Democratic senators are raising several concerns about the inequitable treatment of U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team players. Their letter is addressed to the Executive Director […]
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy March 23, 2017 Press Contact David Carle: 202-224-3693 . . . Says On Senate Floor: “There is so much smoke here, it is getting hard to breathe.” WASHINGTON (Thursday, March 23, 2017) – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) reiterated his call on Thursday for an independent investigation into Russian interference […]
The leader of the state’s largest community action agency described the Trump budget as being “like one amputation after another.”
The Vermont senator does not support Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s decision to filibuster the Gorsuch nomination, which would effectively block a full Senate vote.
Sanders said depriving an elderly person in Vermont a hot meal in order to give more tax breaks to billionaires is “a sick mentality.”
Todd Stern predicted that vehicle emissions standards would be rolled back, utility sector rules would be weakened and regulations on the emission of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, would be eliminated.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reiterated her concern that Neil Gorsuch would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade. Gorsuch tersely replied, “No one is looking to return us to horse-and-buggy days.”
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said Tuesday that the interests promoting Neil Gorsuch’s nomination have an agenda. “They’re confident you share their agenda,” he told the nominee.
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy March 21, 2017 Press Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 Leahy: Revision Military Wins $98 Million Contract For Advance Combat Helmet Generation II . . . Leahy Notes The Implications For Revision Military Newport (TUESDAY, March 21, 2017) – In a development with direct implications for future work at Revision Military […]
Leahy, Sanders and Welch lambaste Trump administration for not focusing on “removing those people who pose a threat to public safety or national security.”
Vermont’s congressional delegation will hold a joint town meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hazen Union School in Hardwick. U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., will hold the forum to discuss a wide array of issues with constituents. In a joint statement, Leahy, Sanders and Welch […]
Leahy: “I do not know of any other Supreme Court nominee who was selected by special interest groups rather than by a president in consultation with the Senate.”
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy March 15, 2017 Contact: [email protected] Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Vice Chairman, Senate Appropriations Committee, On President Trump’s Announced Rollback Of EPA Fuel Economy Standards “This is another giant step backward in President Trump’s race to the bottom, environmentally and economically. After President Obama’s actions saved the American […]