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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Patrick J. Leahy
Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Sr, Democratic President Pro Tempore
First Elected: 11/05/1974
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marcelle; 3 Children: Kevin, Alicia, Mark
Birth Date: 03/31/1940
Birth Place: Montpelier, VT
Home City: Middlesex, VT
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 18, 2014 Harkin, Eight Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Restore Overtime Protections for American Workers
April 9, 2014 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On The Paycheck Fairness Act
April 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 8, 2014 Leahy and Sanders on Vermont's Leadership on Pay Equity
Nov. 12, 2013 Executive Session
Nov. 7, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Nov. 6, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Nov. 4, 2013 Executive Session
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Set Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
July 31, 2013 Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act
July 30, 2013 Anti-Age Discrimination Legislation Re-introduced
May 16, 2013 Letter to Major Retailers - Safety in Garment Industry
March 18, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On The Nomination Of Tom Perez To Be Secretary Of Labor
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Dec. 4, 2012 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On Senate Consideration Of The United Nations Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities
Sept. 20, 2012 Senators Say Hands Off Social Security
June 5, 2012 Paycheck Fairness Act--Motion to Proceed--Resumed
June 5, 2012 Vote Falling Short of the Supermajority Needed to End a Filibuster Over the Paycheck Fairness Act
March 13, 2012 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Feb. 16, 2012 The Budget
Dec. 16, 2011 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy On DOJ Decision Not To Challenge Worker Rights Consortium's Designated Suppliers Program For Collegiate Apparel
June 23, 2011 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy On Passage Of H.R. 1249, the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
June 20, 2011 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy On Supreme Court Decision In Wal-Mart V. Dukes
June 6, 2011 Leahy, Price Introduce Companion Bills To Hold American Contractors Overseas Accountable Under U.S. Law
June 6, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Jan. 25, 2011 Whitehouse Introduces Legislation to Keep Jobs in America
Sept. 29, 2010 Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act Improvements Act of 2010
June 23, 2010 Extending Family Leave
May 6, 2010 Leahy Presses For Immediate Action To Restore Protections For Older Workers
March 17, 2010 http://leahy.senate.gov/press/press_releases/release/?id=6e02701d-d03f-4a46-995f-88e7fe3f2857
Feb. 24, 2010 Leahy Lauds Senate's Bipartisan Approval Of New Jobs Bill
Jan. 22, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Jan. 22, 2010 Letter To Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Finance Chairman, Max Baucus
Oct. 8, 2009 Bicameral Legislation Will Protect Older Workers From Discrimination, Restore Civil Rights
Oct. 7, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On The Judiciary - "Workplace Fairness: Has The Supreme Court Misinterpreted Laws Designed To Protect American Workers"
June 29, 2009 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On The Supreme Court's Decision In Ricci v. DeStefano
June 18, 2009 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, on the Supreme Court's 5-4 Ruling In Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc.
March 10, 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009--Continued
Feb. 12, 2009 Economic Stimulus
Jan. 27, 2009 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On House Passage Of The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act
Jan. 21, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009--Resumed
Jan. 15, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009--Motion to Proceed
Jan. 15, 2009 A Timely Bid In Support Of Equal Pay For Equal Work
Sept. 24, 2008 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
July 30, 2008 Free Flow of Information Act of 2007--Motion to Proceed
July 30, 2008 Americans With Disabilities Act Restoration Act
July 28, 2008 Advancing America's Priorities Act--Motion to Proceed
July 10, 2008 Comment Of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), On Senate Appropriations Committee Decision To Fund National Archives And Records Administration Office To Process Agency FOIA Requests
June 26, 2008 Statement of Chairman Patrick Leahy On Judicial Nominations
April 9, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Michael Mukasey, Attorney General
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