News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy Sept. 20, 2017 Contact: [email protected] Leahy And Other Senior Dem. Senators Write Trump Administration About Iran Deal Certification, Seek Additional Information “The President himself has twice certified that Iran is complying, and that continuing to abide by the agreement is in the vital national security interests of the United […]
News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Sept. 19, 2017 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-6695 Kate Hamilton (Welch): 202-440-3340 BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 19 – Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Tuesday that the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will receive a $480,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to purchase two electric […]
Vermont’s senators remained staunchly opposed, as state officials tried to gauge the impact of the proposal on the state.
The $1.2 trillion plan is considered dead on arrival in the U.S. Senate.
The Appropriations Committee unanimously refused to go along with the president’s plan to scale back spending on diplomacy. Sen. Patrick Leahy called Trump’s approach “a retreat.”
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy Sept. 11, 2017 Contact: David Carle (202) 224-3693 Senators Also Ask Equifax to Clarify if It Supports New Consumer Financial Protection Rule That Would Limit Forced Arbitration WASHINGTON (MONDAY, Sept. 11, 2017) – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has joined Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) in […]
The package delays a vote on drastic federal cuts until December. Vermont legislative leaders will cancel an October session that was planned to address the impacts on the state budget.
Federal funding is critical to the heating assistance program in Vermont. Currently, Vermont relies entirely on federal dollars for the program — there is no state appropriation.
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy Sept. 6, 2017 Press Contact: David Carle (202) 224-3693 Leahy-Authored Program Has Helped Make Vermont A National Leader In Bringing Nutritious Local Foods To School Cafeterias WASHINGTON (WEDNESDAY, September 6, 2017) — U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) Wednesday re-introduced their legislation to extend a key […]
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., says he has no misgivings about Vermont’s EB-5 program. “I have no regrets in seeing a lot of jobs brought to the Northeast Kingdom,” he said.
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy Aug. 23, 2017 Contact: [email protected] (WEDNESDAY, Aug. 23, 2017) – Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Wednesday issued the following statement on President Trump’s threat to shut down the government if Congress does not agree to forcing American taxpayers to fund a border wall: This […]
In a letter to the Department of Homeland Security, the senators suggest there has been a pattern of reducing scrutiny of far-right groups under the Trump administration.
Sen. Patrick Leahy told a group of more than 300 scientists that he would fight President Donald Trump’s “anti-science, know-nothingism administration” on proposed cuts to the National Institutes of Health.
Gov. Phil Scott and the state’s two U.S. senators denounced the president.