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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
Issue Position: Working for Vermonters' Healthcare
Issue Position: Foreign Policy
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Working for Internet Security
Issue Position: Working to Extend America's Leadership Around the Globe
July 16, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), On the "Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act"
July 16, 2014 Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 24, 2014 Children's Health
June 11, 2014 Leahy Praises Progress On VA Reform
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 5, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Sanders-McCain VA Bill
June 4, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Resignation Of Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
April 28, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Call On FDA To Expedite Review Of Pain Killers With Abuse-Deterrent Properties
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 5, 2014 Reid Statement On CVS Decision To Stop Sale Of Tobacco Products
Jan. 16, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Omnibus Appropriations Bill
Jan. 8, 2014 Senator Leahy Praises Governor Shumlin's Plan To Address Opiate Addiction
Nov. 20, 2013 Budgetary Impacts
Nov. 6, 2013 Guest Column By Senator Patrick Leahy: Another Successful Vermont Drug Take Back Day
Aug. 22, 2013 Leahy Announces Key Step Toward $3 M. For 2 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Projects At National Center For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) At White River Junction
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 25, 2013 Full Committee Summary: FY14 State, Foreign Operations Bill
July 12, 2013 Letter to Francis S. Collins, Director of the NIH - Bayh-Dole Act
July 3, 2013 Leahy Welcomes News That The FDA Will Move Forward With Proposed Rulemaking To Protect Consumers Using Generic Drugs
June 24, 2013 Letter to Doctor Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the FDA - Labeling Regulations
June 20, 2013 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On The Supreme Court's Decision In Agency For International Development v. Alliance For Open Society International
April 26, 2013 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Tom Harkin and Jerry Moran - Senators Seek Support for Seniors
March 22, 2013 Affordable Care Act Anniversary
Feb. 20, 2013 Senator Stabenow, Author of Bipartisan Mental Health Legislation, Applauds Announcement to Expand Mental Health Services
Feb. 8, 2013 Senator Leahy Joins Bipartisan Coalition To Strengthen, Improve Mental Health Care
Feb. 7, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Mental Health Services
Jan. 3, 2013 President Signs Leahy's 'Dale Long Act' That Supports Injured 1st Responders
Dec. 4, 2012 Executive Session
July 25, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - On Judicial Independence
July 24, 2012 Remarks by Senator Patrick Leahy at the UNAIDS and Elton John Foundation Breakfast on Capitol Hill
July 9, 2012 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy on the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
June 20, 2012 Addison County Health Center Funded As Part Of Major Expansion Of Community Health Centers
June 20, 2012 Disapproval of EPA Emission Standards Rule
June 18, 2012 Remarks of Senator Patrick Leahy at the Opening of the Burlington Community Health Center
May 24, 2012 Summary: State, Foreign Operations Subcommittee
May 24, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
May 18, 2012 Letter to Commissioner Hamburg
April 17, 2012 USDA Opens Application Process for New Leahy-Led Farm to School Grant Program
March 26, 2012 Leahy to Introduce Bill to Protect Consumers who Take Generic Drugs
March 22, 2012 Health Care
March 6, 2012 Balancing Security and Open Government in the Cyber Age
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