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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
April 16, 2014 Vermont Delegation Backs Governor's Call for Congressional Action on Road Fund
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
Aug. 29, 2013 Leahy and Shumlin Celebrate Opening Of Community Transportation Center
March 15, 2013 Leahy Lauds Multiple Federal Economic Flood-Recovery Tools Being Deployed This Week In Bennington, Windham and Windsor Counties
July 25, 2012 FEMA Okays Lamoille Valley Rail Trail Repairs
July 18, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $3 Million For Deerfield Valley Transit Association
July 11, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act -- Motion to Proceed
June 29, 2012 Leahy Welcomes Bipartisan Agreement and Passage of Transportation/Student Loans/Flood Insurance Package
June 19, 2012 Vermont Nets $8 Million to Complete Rail Upgrades from St. Albans to Canadian Border
June 8, 2012 Five Vermont Airports to Receive $1.2 Million
May 25, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, and the Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
May 10, 2012 President Taps General Dubie To Be Deputy Commander Of NORTHCOM
April 19, 2012 Governor Shumlin, Congressional Delegation Announce $11 Million for Bridge Work
April 19, 2012 Governor Shumlin, Congressional Delegation Announce $11 Million for Bridge Work
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator
Feb. 14, 2012 Surface Transportation Act
Feb. 6, 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012
Jan. 26, 2012 Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012
Jan. 4, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets Nearly $135 Million In Federal Emergency Road Aid
Nov. 17, 2011 Clears Transportation Funding Bill With Crucial Post-Irene Emergency Road/Bridge Repair Aid Needed By Vermont
Nov. 10, 2011 In Congress, Vermont's Job One After Irene Is Rebuilding Our Transportation Network
Nov. 1, 2011 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Transportation-HUD Appropriations Bill And Vermont's Disaster Recovery Needs
Sept. 21, 2011 Key Panel Advances Leahy's Bid To Permanently Reduce Heavy Truck Traffic In Vermont Downtowns
Sept. 13, 2011 Leahy Welcomes Senate's Breaking Of Filibuster On Disaster Relief Funding Bill
July 30, 2011 Establishing the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays
July 7, 2011 Reducing the Interstate Transport of Fine Particulate Matter and Ozone
July 7, 2011 Letter to Honorable Patty Murray and Honorable Susan Collins
April 27, 2011 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Southwest-AirTran Merger
April 14, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation; and the Honorable Joseph Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad
April 5, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Thad Cochran, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriat
March 29, 2011 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Feb. 14, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 2, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Jan. 24, 2011 Leahy Announces Effort To Move Heavy Truck Traffic From State Roads To Interstates
Dec. 17, 2010 Comment On Expiration of Vermont's Interstate Truck Weight Pilot Program
Dec. 14, 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010--Continued
Dec. 3, 2010 Vermont Delegation Calls on Transportation Secretary To Direct Unused Rail Funding to Vermont's Western Corridor Project
Dec. 3, 2010 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of United States Department of Transportation
Oct. 4, 2010 Vermont Delegation: New Transit Buses Will Roll Into Vermont
Sept. 29, 2010 Delegation Welcomes Release of Funds for "Vermonter' High-Speed Rail Project
Aug. 19, 2010 New Navigation Systems At Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport Will Make Air Travel Safer And More Reliable
Aug. 6, 2010 Letter to Secretary LaHood and Administrator Szabo
June 25, 2010 DHS Lays Out Steps To Assess Port Closure Decision
June 8, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 27, 2010 Hearing Of The Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Of The Senate Committee On The Judiciary - The United/Continental Airlines Merger: How Will Consumers Fare?
Feb. 18, 2010 Lautenberg Leads Effort to Include Significant Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Jobs Agenda
Jan. 13, 2010 Leahy Applauds State Action On Pilot Program To Get Heavy Trucks Out Of Vermont Downtowns
Jan. 5, 2010 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On President Obama's Announcement Of Increased Airline Security Measures
Dec. 18, 2009 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Extension Of Compliance Deadline For The REAL ID Act
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