Senator Patrick Leahy's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
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7/23/16 Two Bills Championed By Leahy Signed Into Law 7/21/16 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs 7/21/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency- Support Biodiesel, Help Create Jobs 7/20/16 Letter to The Honorable Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Finacial Protection Bureau- Strengthen Proposed Small-Dollar Lending Rules 7/19/16 Republicans' Unprecedented Obstruction Makes Chief Judge Merrick Garland Longest Pending Supreme Court Nominee in U.S. History 7/18/16 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children 7/15/16 Senate Passes, Obama To Sign Key Housing Reforms Backed By Leahy 7/15/16 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare-and Medicaid Services - Update Current Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children from Lead Hazards, Prevent Life-Long Health Effects 7/15/16 Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act Passes Senate 7/14/16 Leahy And Lofgren Lead Bicameral Introduction Of Refugee Protection Act 7/14/16 Boozman-Leahy Resolution Recognizes 75th Anniversary of the American Tree Farm System 7/14/16 Leahy & Senate Dems Introduce Bill To Increase Voter Participation 7/14/16 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate- As Congress Clears Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill, Reed Calls for Emergency Funding for Opioid Epidemic 7/14/16 Lofgren and Leahy Lead Bicameral Introduction Of Refugee Protection Act 7/14/16 Senate Republicans Leave Town, Refusing to Act on Judicial Backlog And Hurting Courts Across America 7/14/16 Murray, Wyden, Leahy, Shaheen Continue Work on Opioid Epidemic, Introduce Legislation to Fund Needed Treatment & Recovery Efforts 7/14/16 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Introduction of the Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2016 7/14/16 Leahy-Authored Legislation To Preserve Historic Film & Sound Recordings To Be Signed Into Law 7/14/16 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On Another Environmental Activist Assassinated in Honduras 7/14/16 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On Recent Developments in Honduras 7/14/16 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Executive Business Meeting Leahy Statement 7/13/16 Senate Wednesday Night Passes Bill Cosponsored By Leahy To Target Opioid And Heroin Abuse 7/13/16 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On Cloture Vote of S.524, the Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act 7/13/16 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell. Majority Leader, United States Senate- Commit to Passing Real, Immediate Funding to Fight Opioid and Heroin Epidemic and Actually Carry Out Programs Authorized in CARA Bill 7/13/16 Carper, Leahy and Duckworth Introduce Legislation to Help Communities Prepare for & Respond to Active Shooter Events 7/12/16 Letter to Chairman John McCain and Ranking Member Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Protect Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces in Defense Bill 7/12/16 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On Senate Passage of S. 2944, Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2016 7/12/16 Opening Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy - Judiciary Committee Hearing On The Freedom Of Information Act 7/12/16 Letter to The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director Office of Mangement and Budget - Call for Protections for Consumers from Unwanted Government Robocalls and Robotexts 7/12/16 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary: FOIA at Fifty: Has the Sunshine Law's Promise Been Fulfilled? - Leahy Opening Statement 7/12/16 House Passes Leahy-Backed Bill To Support Active Shooter Training For Officers, Which Now Goes To White House For Signature 7/08/16 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy After The Senate Passes Bill To Implement GMO Labeling "Deal' 7/07/16 Full Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On The Senate's Hasty Attempt To Preempt State Laws And Thwart A Consumer's Right To Know 7/07/16 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets $1.3 Million For Super-Size Culvert Under U.S. Route 7 In Brandon, In Latest Post-Irene Mitigation Grant From FEMA 7/07/16 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On The Senate's Hasty Attempt To Preempt State Laws And Thwart A Consumer's Right To Know 7/07/16 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs- Wyden, Senate Dems: VA Must Do More to Prevent and Correct Abuse of Veterans in Higher Education 7/07/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Wheeler, Secretary of the Federal Communications Committee - Call on FCC To Strengthen Privacy Protections For Consumers 7/07/16 Leahy Calls On FCC To Strengthen Privacy Protections For Consumers 7/07/16 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets $1.3 Million For Super-Size Culvert Under U.S. Route 7 In Brandon, In Latest Post-Irene Mitigation Grant From FEMA 7/07/16 Senate Approves Resolution Recognizing 70th Anniversary of Fulbright Program 7/07/16 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commisions - FCC To Finalize Broadband Privacy Rules 7/06/16 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On Judicial Nominations 7/06/16 Comment On DOJ Announcement Regarding State Department Email Investigation 7/06/16 As Senate-House Negotiators Meet On Opioid/Heroin Bill, Leahy Urges Support For Rural Communities & For Fully Funding The Bill (CARA Act) 7/06/16 Senate's New "DARK Act" An Insult to Consumers' Right To Know 7/05/16 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce - Refusal to Sign Opioid Conference Report Without Funding to Combat Drug Addiction Epidemic 7/05/16 Comment On The FBI's Independent Review of Secretary Clinton's Use of Email 7/01/16 Letter to The Honorable John B. King, Jr., Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, and The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice- Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus 6/30/16 Opening Statement Of Senator Leahy At Judiciary Committee Oversight Hearing With DHS Secretary Johnson 6/30/16 Bipartisan Green Climate Fund Amendment Passes Senate Appropriations Committee

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