Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Public Statements

Public Statements

Date Title Officials Location
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Michael Piwowar, Acting Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Hon. Kara M. Stein, Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 23, 2017 Goodlatte, Conyers, Grassley, Feinstein, Leahy Call for Quick Action on Legislation to Provide Selection Process for Register of Copyrights Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 17, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State - Questions on Press Access, Human Rights Commitment Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 13, 2017 Clouds On The Horizon: The Public's Right To Know Is Under Attack Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
March 3, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General Department of Justice - Feinstein, Colleagues Request DOJ Inspector General Investigation on Sessions Recusal Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement by Sen. Leahy, Hearing on Improving Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Action to Investigate Lt. General Michael Flynn Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Feb. 8, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Saul Japson, Acting Associate Administrator of General Services Association - Information Regarding Donald Trump and the Old Post Office Lease Agreement Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Ensure Open and Transparent Communications Between Federal Agencies and Public, Members of Congress Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Ensure Open and Transparent Communications Between Federal Agencies and Public, Members of Congress Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 17, 2017 Leahy Statement on Second U.S. Contribution of $500 Million to the Green Climate Fund Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2017 Letter to the Presdent-Elect - Calling For Disclosure Of Trump Cabinet Nominees' Golden Parachute Bonus Payouts Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Committee Must Investigate Trump's Conflicts of Interest Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General, and the Hon. James Comey, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation - Answers on FBI Review Of Recently Identified Emails Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2016 Letter to the Hon Ashton Carter, Secretary, Department of Defense - Regarding Recoupment of Bonuses Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Sept. 14, 2016 Whitehouse, Warren, Reed, Sanders & Merkley Introduce Bill to Protect Consumers from Abusive Lending Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2016 Schatz, Nelzon, Leahy, other Senators Press Speaker Ryan for vote on Zika funding Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 1, 2016 Leahy Requests Answers From Patent and Trademark Office About Potential Time And Attendance Abuse Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Aug. 29, 2016 Grijalva, Sanders Respond to DHS Review of For-Profit Prison Use Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 24, 2016 Sanders Statement on New Rules for Federal Contractors Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Aug. 24, 2016 Irene's Lessons Echo In Baton Rouge Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Aug. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - DHS Private Prison Use Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 18, 2016 Grijalva, Sanders Respond to DOJ Announcement Ending Reliance on Private Prisons Sen. Bernard Sanders Tucsan, AZ
Aug. 12, 2016 Sanders Statement on Push to Pass Pacific Trade Pact Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
July 26, 2016 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice; James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Grassley, Leahy Press Federal Investigators on Breach of Democratic National Committee Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Executive Business Meeting Leahy Statement Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Library of Congress Sound Recording and Film Preservation Programs Reauthorization Act of 2016 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 12, 2016 Opening Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy - Judiciary Committee Hearing On The Freedom Of Information Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
July 12, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary: FOIA at Fifty: Has the Sunshine Law's Promise Been Fulfilled? - Leahy Opening Statement Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Menendez, Booker, Merkley, Sanders: 3.5M American Citizens in Puerto Rico Must Have Voice on Oversight Board Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commisions - FCC To Finalize Broadband Privacy Rules Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 7, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commisions - FCC To Finalize Broadband Privacy Rules Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act--Motion to Proceed Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Comment On DOJ Announcement Regarding State Department Email Investigation Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
July 5, 2016 Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Comment On The FBI's Independent Review of Secretary Clinton's Use of Email Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
June 30, 2016 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On Presidential Signing of S. 337, the FOIA Improvement Act of 2015 Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
June 30, 2016 Cornyn, Leahy Bill Strengthening FOIA Signed by President Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015--Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 28, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 28, 2016 Final SEC Rule Implements Leahy-Authored Oil/Mining Transparency Reforms In Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Law Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 World Refugee Day Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 National Defense Authorization Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 13, 2016 House Passage of S. the Foia Improvement Act of 2015 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Murphy, Blumenthal Join Senate Colleagues in Calling for Halt to Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Murphy, Blumenthal Join Senate Colleagues in Calling for Halt to Immigration Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commision - Protect Americans from Unwanted Robocalls and Robotexts Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2017 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 3, 2016 Sanders Responds to Report Finding Puerto Rico Would Be Forced to Fund Control Board Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 2, 2016 Sanders Schools Trump on Climate Change in California Sen. Bernard Sanders Modesto, CA
May 31, 2016 NBC News " Meet The Press" - Transcript: Sanders on Hillary Clinton And National Security Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
May 26, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Whitehouse, Sanders, Warren, Merkley Question GOP Attempt to Block Fossil Fuel Fraud Investigation Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Pollinators & Further Examine Impacts of Pesticides on Pollinators Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Judicial Nominations Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
May 23, 2016 Letter to Senate Democrats - We Must Stop Treating Puerto Rico Like a Colony Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 19, 2016 Sanders Statement in Opposition to Legislation to Establish A Control Board in Puerto Rico Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 18, 2016 RFS Mandate is Unsustainable Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
May 18, 2016 United States-Cuba Relations Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 17, 2016 Judicial Nominations Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services, and The Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDA Rule is Critical Step to Protecting Children and Teens from Tobacco Products Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
April 19, 2016 Oklahoma City Bombing Anniversary and Nomination of Merrick Garland Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 14, 2016 Senate Judiciary Committee Advances FBI Whistleblower Protection Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Directing Senate Legal Counsel to Bring A Civil Action Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 FOIA Improvement Act of 2015 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 9, 2016 Transcript: The Post-Univision Democratic Debate, Annotated Sen. Bernard Sanders Miami, FL
March 9, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Charles McCollough III, Office of the Inspector General, and The Hon. Steve A. Linick, Office of the Inspector General - Raising Concerns About Clinton Investigation Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 4, 2016 Bipartisan, Bicameral Lawmakers Say Open CRS Reports Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 2, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2016 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2016 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On the Plan to Close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Feb. 22, 2016 Nomination of Robert Califf Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 17, 2016 Letter to Loretta Lynch, United States Attorney General - Call to Investigate Shell Oil Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2016 Remarks of Senator Patrick Leahy United States Institute of Peace "Workshop on Leveraging U.S. Security Assistance to Prevent and Redress Human Rights Violations" Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Feb. 3, 2016 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy Ranking Member, Judiciary Committee Hearing on "The Need for Transparency in the Asbestos Trusts" Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Jan. 14, 2016 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Transferring Detainees from the Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Jan. 12, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids Rep. Peter Welch Washington, D.C.
Jan. 7, 2016 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Systemic Problems with FOIA Compliance at the State Department Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 17, 2015 Judicial Nominations Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2015 Four Years After Irene, Renewal In Waterbury Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Dec. 11, 2015 Four Years After Irene, Renewal In Waterbury Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 11, 2015 Four Years After Irene, Renewal In Waterbury Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Dec. 9, 2015 FDA, Do Your Job, But Get It Right Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Dec. 8, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Conference Report to the Every Student Succeeds Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 7, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, on Judicial Nominations Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 3, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of Committee on Appropriations and Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of Committee on Appropriations - Concerns Surrounding Divisive Policy in Must Pass Legislation Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Skip to top

Help us stay free for all your Fellow Americans

Just $5 from everyone reading this would do it.

Back to top