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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 7, 2014 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On Senate Passage of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report
Jan. 31, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.5 Million in Heating Assistance for VT
Jan. 28, 2014 Leahy: Long Overdue Farm Bill Clears Conference On Monday Night
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 21, 2013 National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week
Nov. 20, 2013 Budgetary Impacts
Nov. 20, 2013 Resolutions Submitted Today
Nov. 5, 2013 Burlington Free Press - Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in heating funds
Nov. 4, 2013 Addison County Independent - New Farm Bill Has Glimmer of Hope
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 2, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 24, 2013 Executive Session
Sept. 19, 2013 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy As House Votes To Slash Nutrition Relief To The Poor And To Erect Yet Another Barrier To Enactment Of A Farm Bill
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
July 30, 2013 Leahy, Cochran, Casey And Moran Introduce Bipartisan Good Samaritan Hunger Relief Tax Incentive Act
July 30, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
July 24, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: 2 New REAP Zone Grants To NEK Will Rehab Low-Income Homes And Refit Them For Energy Efficiency Savings
March 27, 2012 Comments of Senator Patrick Leahy Following Today's Supreme Court Arguments on the Affordable Care Act
Dec. 22, 2011 Vermont Receives $3.6 Million for LIHEAP, Delegation Fights for More
Nov. 1, 2011 Delegation Announces Immediate Release Of Over $11 Million In Heating Assistance To Vermont
May 27, 2011 Casey Resolution Recognizes National Hunger Awareness Day
April 14, 2011 The Budget
Feb. 14, 2011 Delegation Joins Forces on Home Heating Assistance
Feb. 10, 2011 Vermont Delegation Defends Home Heating Assistance Program
Dec. 21, 2010 $11 Million Slated For Vermont Home Heating Help
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Dec. 16, 2010 Release: Sanders and Leahy Fight Senate Republican Stalling Tactics
Nov. 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations
Sept. 17, 2010 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Chairman Baucus
Aug. 10, 2010 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy On Final Passage Of The Health/Education Jobs Bill
June 24, 2010 Comment On The Grand Opening Of The Upper Valley Haven's Adult Shelter
June 20, 2010 Comment of Senator Leahy On The Senate's Vote To End The Filibuster To Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits
June 8, 2010 Leahy and Sanders Back New Push To Restore Medicaid Relief To Jobs Bill That Senate Will Debate This Week
Feb. 23, 2010 Letter To Senator Harry Reid, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate and Senator Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee
Dec. 3, 2009 Executive Business Meeting - Senate Committee On The Judiciary
Nov. 4, 2009 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy After Senate Passage Wednesday Night Of The Bill To Extend Unemployment Insurance And To Continue The Homebuyer Tax Credit
Sept. 30, 2009 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Charles Grassley
March 31, 2009 Leahy Secures $4 Million For Vermont Workforce Development Projects
Jan. 26, 2009 Leahy Helps Steer Vermont Priorities Onto Legislative Track As Senate Appropriations Committee Sets Tuesday Markup On Stimulus Package
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