Patrick Leahy

Reaction Of Senator Patrick Leahy To The New CBO Score For The House-Passed Trumpcare Bill To Repeal and Replace The Affordable Care Act

Reaction Of Senator Patrick Leahy To The New CBO Score For The House-Passed Trumpcare Bill To Repeal and Replace The Affordable Care Act Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Trumpcare fails every test and should not be foisted on the American people. It would take away insurance coverage from 23 million people. It would make it more […]

Sen. Leahy’s Statement On President Trump’s Plan To End Funding For Family Planning

News Release — U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy May 24, 2017 Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 Mr. President, there are far too many illogical, arbitrary, and harmful cuts in spending, and wholly unbalanced priorities, in the President’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget to list at one time. I will have plenty more to say about that in […]

Philip Baruth Talk On Leahy Bio At Phoenix Books

News Release — Phoenix Books May 19, 2017 Kristen Eaton 802.872.7111 (p) 802.872.7112 (f) [email protected] Rutland, Vermont – May 19, 2017: Phoenix Books Rutland will welcome Philip Baruth for a talk on Senator Leahy: A Life in Scenes on Thursday, June 8th at 6:30pm. This book tells the story of the blockbuster life of America’s […]

Senate odd couple introduces criminal reform measures

Sens. Patrick Leahy and Rand Paul reintroduced legislation this week that would loosen enforcement of mandatory minimum sentences, which have contributed to America’s unprecedented incarceration rate.

Leahy Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation To Combat Firearms Trafficking

News Release — U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy May 18, 2017 Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 WASHINGTON — Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Thursday unveiled legislation to combat straw purchasing and illegal trafficking in firearms. Introduced during Police Week, the Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2017, S. 1185, would give law […]

Vermont senators praise special prosecutor appointment

Sens. Leahy and Sanders, along with Rep. Peter Welch, have been calling for an independent investigation into allegations of ties between associates of President Donald Trump and Russian officials.

Leahy Writes Letter Requesting Answers On President’s Compliance With Constitution

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy May 18, 2017 WASHINGTON – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), joined by 16 other senators, sent a letter Thursday pressing the Trump Organization and the Donald J. Trump Revocable Trust for answers about each entity’s financial relationship to the President, and about the President’s compliance with the Constitution. The letter […]

Leahy And Sanders Help Introduce Student Loan Refinancing Bill

News Release — U.S. Sen. Patick Leahy May 17, 2017 Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 WASHINGTON D.C.– Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are original cosponsors of a bill introduced Wednesday by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) and 136 of their congressional colleagues — the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing […]

Leahy Outlines Consequences Of Sequestration And Trump Budget

News Release — U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy May 17, 2017 Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 WASHINGTON – In a letter to the Senate Budget Committee, Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Wednesday outlined the consequences of returning to post-sequestration budget caps and the dangerous cuts proposed by the Trump Administration for fiscal year 2018. The […]

Leahy and Other U.S. Senators Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Introduction of the Justice Safety Valve Act Bill

News Release — May 16, 2017 Contact: Sergio Gor (Paul) 202-224-4343 David Carle (Leahy) 202-224-3693 Gabrielle Brown (Scott) 202-225-8351 WASHINGTON – Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) on Tuesday reintroduced the Justice Safety Valve Act, S. 1127, in the U.S. Senate. Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Representative Thomas […]

Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $1.4M In First Round Of Affordable Housing Grants

News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation May 17, 2017 Contacts: Sen. Leahy Press Contact David Carle 202-224-3693 Sen. Sanders Press Contact Dan McLean 802-862-6695 Rep. Welch Press Contact Kirsten Hartman 202-225-4115 WASHINGTON (WEDNESDAY, May 17, 2017) — U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.) Wednesday announced more than […]

Sanders misses another financial reporting deadline

Senators must file annual reports detailing their assets, liabilities and investments. Patrick Leahy filed on time, while Sanders got another in a series of extensions.

Comment Of Sen. Leahy On President Trump’s Commission On ‘Election Integrity’

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy May 11, 2017 Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 “This misbegotten Commission sadly is yet another malicious effort to undermine the voting rights of millions of Americans across the country. The integrity of our elections is an foundational issue, but any commission led by an extremist like Kris Kobach – a […]

UPDATED: Leahy looking into motivations for Comey firing

In the letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Leahy requested specific details about the circumstances surrounding Comey’s request to expand the Russian probe.