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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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 to Keep Vermont Safe - Vermonters in Uniform
Issue Position: Health Care
July 29, 2014 Nomination of Robert Alan McDonald to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs
June 11, 2014 Leahy Praises Progress On VA Reform
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
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 13, 2013 Native American Heritage Month
Oct. 4, 2013 Leahy: Shutdown Hurts Our National Guard, Readiness
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 Senate Passes FOR VETS Act
May 27, 2013 Memorial Day Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy
March 15, 2013 Bill Introduced In House and Senate To Improve Veterans Groups Access To Surplus Federal Property
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
Feb. 14, 2013 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On The Nomination Of Chuck Hagel To Be Secretary of Defense
Dec. 4, 2012 Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter to Jessica Wright, Assistant Secretary of Defense - Support for the National Guard and Reserve Outreach and Reintegration Programs
July 19, 2012 Bring Jobs Home Act--Motion to Proceed
July 17, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $1 M. Veterans Administration Grant to Veterans Inc.
March 27, 2012 Delegation Announces Funding to Provide Permanent Housing to 25 Homeless Vermont Veterans
Feb. 10, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Veterans Home Makes Short List For Likely VA Funding For E-Medical Records
Dec. 17, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Nov. 21, 2011 Hails President's Signing Of Veterans Workforce Measures
Nov. 10, 2011 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Senate's Approval Thursday Of Employment Assistance For Veterans
May 11, 2011 Chairman Murray Leads 14 Senators in Introducing Major Bipartisan Veterans Employment Bill
April 14, 2011 The Budget
March 22, 2011 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and General Craig McKinley, Chief of the National Guard Bureau
Dec. 21, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Dec. 14, 2010 Leahy-Authored Bill to Assist Veterans Groups Set to Become Law
Sept. 30, 2010 Senate Passes Leahy-Collins Bill To Make Veterans Groups Eligible To Receive Surplus Federal Property
Sept. 29, 2010 For Vets Act of 2010
Sept. 16, 2010 Leahy, Collins Introduce Bill To Aid Veteran Groups
Sept. 16, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 15, 2010 Executive Session
April 23, 2010 Release: Delegation Asks VA Secretary to Help Disabled Veterans
April 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Erik K. Shinseki
Feb. 17, 2010 Valley News: New Shelter Is Almost Home: Haven Seeks $150,000 For Staff and Programs
Feb. 16, 2010 New Upper Valley Haven Adult Shelter Critical To Serving Area Homeless And Homeless Veterans
Nov. 17, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued
July 20, 2009 Veterans Voting Support Act
June 30, 2009 Letter To Mr. Gerald M. Cross, Acting Under Secretary For Health Care, Department Of Veterans Affairs
April 1, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assistance for Civilian Casualties of War
March 18, 2009 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy, Chairman, Senate National Guard Caucus, In Opposition to an Obama Administration Proposal Concerning Private Insurance and Veterans Health Care
Dec. 7, 2008 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy On President-elect Barack Obama's Choice Of Retired General Eric K. Shinseki To Be Secretary Of Veterans Affairs
July 22, 2008 Statement Of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, On The Introduction Of The Veterans Voting Support Act
July 22, 2008 Senators Feinstein, Kerry, Reid, Obama, Clinton, Leahy, Schumer, Murray, Wyden Introduce Bill to Require the Department of Veterans' Affairs to Provide Access to Voter Registration for Veterans
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
March 5, 2008 Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
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