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Date Title Officials Location
Nov. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Hal Rodgers and Nita Lowey, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Committee and the Hon. Bob Aderholt and Sam Farr, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Requesting Assistance for Dairy Farmers Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2016 Letter to Senate Committee Leaders - Unlock Federal Funds for U.S. Dairy Farmers Struggling with Historically Low Milk Prices Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2016 Letter to Senate Committee Leaders - Unlock Federal Funds for U.S. Dairy Farmers Struggling with Historically Low Milk Prices Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Ranking Member's Statement on "Consolidation and Competition in the U.S. Seed and Agrochemical Industry" Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 14, 2016 Sanders Statement on Monsanto-Bayer Deal Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 24, 2016 Leahy, Sanders And Welch Welcome USDA Steps to Help Struggling Dairy Farmers Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
July 29, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 29, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Protect U.S. Dairy Farmers from the Dairy Industry Financial Crisis Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 28, 2016 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Press USDA For Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Farm Credit Centennial Celebration Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 28, 2016 Statement on Labeling Genetically Engineered Ingredients Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
June 23, 2016 Sanders Statement on GMO Labeling Legislation Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, United States House of Representatives - S.J.Res. 28 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Leahy And Community Leaders Gather To Announce More Than $1 Million In New Funding To Help Connect Healthy Families, Farm And Food Sen. Patrick Leahy Burlington, VT
June 10, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services - Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
April 25, 2016 Earth Day Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 20, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Concerns Surrounding the Drop in Fed Cattle Prices Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 12, 2016 Reps. Gibson, Courtney, Welch Introduce Legislation in Support of Northeast Dairy Farmers Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
April 12, 2016 Reps. Gibson, Courtney, Welch Introduce Legislation in Support of Northeast Dairy Farmers Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Sanders Statement on GMO Labeling Legislation Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 11, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Maple Producers Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 11, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Maple Producers Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Protecting Real Maple Syrup Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 18, 2016 In Lead Up To Vermont Cider Week Leahy Joins Local Cider Makers To Celebrate CIDER Act Passage Sen. Patrick Leahy Burlington, VT
Feb. 10, 2016 Leahy Calls On USDA To Raise Minimum Broadband Speeds For Rural Vermont And Rural America Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Feb. 9, 2016 Comments of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On President Obama's Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal, Released Today Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 30, 2015 Leahy, Local Advocates Announce Expansion of Charitable Deductions of Food Donations Sen. Patrick Leahy Burlington, VT
Dec. 9, 2015 FDA, Do Your Job, But Get It Right Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2015 Leahy: Vermont Nets $125,000 To Connect Schools And Local Farms Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Invest in Research to Support Wisconsin Farmers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Invest in Research to Support Wisconsin Farmers Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2015 On the Road: Energy, Intelligence, Idealism Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Sept. 22, 2015 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On The Extension Of The Dairy Margin Protection Program Deadline Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 22, 2015 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Val Doleini, Farm Service Agency Administrator - Dairy Insurance Program Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Sept. 14, 2015 Remarks at the Liberty University Convocation Sen. Bernard Sanders Lynchburg, VA
Aug. 24, 2015 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administrator - Help Small Farmers Comply with New Food Safety Law Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 24, 2015 Letter to Dr. Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administrator - Help Small Farmers Comply with New Food Safety Law Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 23, 2015 Leahy Comment on House Passage of Bill to Block States from Mandating GMO Labeling Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Leahy, UVM Officials Announce More Than $15 M In Grants For Research And Extension Work Sen. Patrick Leahy Burligton, VT
July 14, 2015 Star Tribune - House Ag Committee Approves Bill That Would Ban State GMO Labeling Laws Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
April 9, 2015 Rutland Herald - Welch Talks Farms and Kids Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Feb. 26, 2015 Cochran, Leahy Lead on Improving USDA Farm to School Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Introduction of the Farm to School Act of 2015 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2015 Final Signup Figures for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Show Majority of Vermont Dairy Farmers are Taking Advantage of Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Jan. 12, 2015 Final Signup Figures for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Show Majority of Vermont Dairy Farmers are Taking Advantage of Program Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Jan. 12, 2015 Final Signup Figures for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Show Majority of Vermont Dairy Farmers are Taking Advantage of Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Jan. 12, 2015 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Final Signup Figures For New Dairy Margin Protection Program Show Majority of Vermont Dairy Farmers Are Taking Advantage Of Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 16, 2014 Leahy, Welch: Greater Protection Starts For Vermont's Fruit, Vegetable And Other Specialty Crop Growers Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Dec. 16, 2014 Leahy, Welch: Greater Protection Starts For Vermont's Fruit, Vegetable And Other Specialty Crop Growers Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 4, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Thursday's Final Extension of Enrollment Deadline for New Dairy Insurance Program Will Further Help Vermont Farmers Weigh Their Options Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Dec. 4, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Thursday's Final Extension of Enrollment Deadline for New Dairy Insurance Program Will Further Help Vermont Farmers Weigh Their Options Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Dec. 4, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Thursday's Final Extension of Enrollment Deadline for New Dairy Insurance Program Will Further Help Vermont Farmers Weigh Their Options Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 1, 2014 With Deadline Looming, Welch Urges Dairy Famers to Sign Up for New Dairy Insurance Program Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Bees from Pesticides Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Encourage Vermont Dairy Farmers to Enroll in New Dairy Safety Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Nov. 19, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Encourage Vermont Dairy Farmers to Enroll in New Dairy Safety Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Nov. 19, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Encourage Vermont Dairy Farmers to Enroll in New Dairy Safety Program Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Oct. 29, 2014 Leahy Hails Extension Of Signup Deadline For New Dairy Price Insurance Program For Farmers Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Oct. 3, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $278,631 Farm Bill Grant -- A Third Larger Than Last Year -- Will Support VT Specialty Crops Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Oct. 3, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $278,631 Farm Bill Grant -- A Third Larger Than Last Year -- Will Support VT Specialty Crops Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Oct. 3, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $278,631 Farm Bill Grant -- A Third Larger Than Last Year -- Will Support VT Specialty Crops Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Oct. 2, 2014 WCAX - Welch Hungry for More Time in Washington Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Oct. 1, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $594,645 Awarded Under Farm Bill To Help Promote Local Food Systems Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Oct. 1, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $594,645 Awarded Under Farm Bill To Help Promote Local Food Systems Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Oct. 1, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $594,645 Awarded Under Farm Bill To Help Promote Local Food Systems Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 17, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: USDA Awards $658,175 In Research Grants for UVM Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: USDA Awards $658,175 In Research Grants for UVM Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: USDA Awards $658,175 In Research Grants for UVM Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 12, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: VT Nets $2.3 Million For Rural Development Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Sept. 12, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: VT Nets $2.3 Million For Rural Development Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 12, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: VT Nets $2.3 Million For Rural Development Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Sept. 4, 2014 Leahy, Welch Encourage Dairy Farmers To Sign Up For New Insurance Program Rep. Peter Welch Montpelier, VT
Sept. 4, 2014 Backgrounder From The Office Of Senator Patrick Leahy - The New Margin Protection Program For Dairy (MPP-Dairy) Sen. Patrick Leahy Montpelier, VT
Sept. 4, 2014 Leahy, Welch Encourage Dairy Farmers To Sign Up For New Insurance Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Montpelier, VT
Aug. 28, 2014 USDA Sec. Vilsack Visits Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy Burlington, VT
Aug. 28, 2014 USDA Sec. Vilsack Visits Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
Aug. 28, 2014 USDA Sec. Vilsack Visits Vermont Rep. Peter Welch Burlington, VT
July 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Clarity Over the Clean Water Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
July 10, 2014 NPR - Could A Socialist Senator Become a National Brand? Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
June 18, 2014 Leahy Announces Farm Bill Funds To Help Small Farmers With Organic Certification Costs Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Welch Statement On EPA Climate Change Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
May 14, 2014 Welch Takes On FDA Regulatory Roadblock to Vermont Brewers Providing Grain to Farmers Rep. Peter Welch Waterbury, VT
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
April 8, 2014 Gardner, Womack, Welch, Pingree Introduce Protecting the Sustainable Use of Spent Grains Act Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Dairy Products in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2014 Reaction Of Senator Patrick Leahy To Senate Passage Of The Farm Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2014 Leahy: Long Overdue Farm Bill Clears Conference On Monday Night Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Dec. 20, 2013 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On the Farm Bill Conference Progress Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
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