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Nov. 13, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations - Rep. Denham Spearheads Effort to Save Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Quick Distribution of Heating Assistance Funding Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Quick Distribution of Heating Assistance Funding Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 27, 2017 SUMMARY: Committee Approves FY18 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 27, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Patrick Leahy, Markup on the Commerce and Justice, Science and Related Agencies Bill, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Bill, and the Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 6, 2017 Letter to Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Restore Resources That Protect LGBTQ From Housing Discrimination Sen. Patrick Leahy Springfield, IL
July 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Senate Democrats Urge HUD Secretary Ben Carson to Restore Resources That Protect LGBTQ From Housing Discrimination Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Defense Spending and Trump's Misguided Southern Border Wall Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 7, 2017 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Patrick Leahy, Hearing on the President's FY2018 Budget Request for the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 1, 2017 Letter to Chairman Jerry Moran and Ranking Member Brian Schatz, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterns Affairs, and Related Agencies - Fund Homeless Veteran Support Programs Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 17, 2017 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $1.4 M In First Round Of Affordable Housing Grants Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
May 3, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Jerry Moran and Brian Schatz - Chairman and Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies - Funding for VA State Home Construction Grant Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Susan Collins, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Designate $3.3 Billion to HUD Community Development Funding in Fiscal Year 2018 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Nita Lowey, and the Hon. Robert Aderholt, Chairman of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration Subcommittee and the Hon. Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member - Funding Request for the Rural Development Voucher Program Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
April 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee and the Hon. David Price, Ranking Member - Funding Request for Community Development Block Grants Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 2, 2017 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Nomination Of Benjamin Carson To Be Secretary Of The Department Of Housing And Urban Development Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 23, 2016 Congressional Delegation Announces $2 Million Grant for Vermont Affordable Housing Sen. Patrick Leahy Burlington, VT
Sept. 9, 2016 Housing Is Not A Political Issue; It's A Moral Issue Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 1, 2016 Leahy Hosts U.S. HUD Secretary Castro To Announce Vermont One Of First States In Nation To Receive $3 million From National Housing Trust Fund For Affordable Housing Sen. Patrick Leahy Burlington, VT
Aug. 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - End Local Nuisance Ordinances That Endanger Domestic Violence Survivors Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Aug. 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - End Local Nuisance Ordinances That Endanger Domestic Violence Survivors Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2016 Welch Initiatives Included in Legislation Signed into Law by President Obama Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 15, 2016 Sanders Praises Senate Action to Modernize Programs That Help Low-Income Renters Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
July 15, 2016 Senate Passes, Obama To Sign Key Housing Reforms Backed By Leahy Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.1 million in AmeriCorps Funding for Vermont Rep. Peter Welch VT
June 29, 2016 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.1 million in AmeriCorps Funding for Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders VT
June 29, 2016 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.1 million in AmeriCorps Funding for Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy VT
June 9, 2016 Leahy, Grassley Work Protect Innocent Americans from Abusive Asset Forfeiture Practices Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 22, 2016 Sanders Addresses Philadelphia Panel on a Moral Economy Sen. Bernard Sanders Philadelphia, PA
March 22, 2016 Letter to Chairman Ken Calvert and Ranking Member Betty McCollum of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - Fully Fund the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Program Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
March 17, 2016 Letter to Susan Collins, Chair, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies - Choice Neighborhoods Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 6, 2016 Transcript of the Democratic Presidential Debate in Flint, Mich. Sen. Bernard Sanders Flint, MI
March 3, 2016 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $1.4M In Affordable Housing Grants Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2016 Welch Initiative to Assist Low-Income Mobile Homeowners Passes House Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2016 Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2015 Sanders, Baldwin Introduce Bill to Stop Land Giveaway, Protect Native American Place of Worship Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2015 Vermont to Receive $3.2 Million Grant to Protect Children from Lead Poisoning Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Sept. 22, 2015 Vermont to Receive $3.2 Million Grant to Protect Children from Lead Poisoning Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Aug. 18, 2015 Remarks at the AFL-CIO Conference Sen. Bernard Sanders Las Vegas, NV
Aug. 5, 2015 Leahy, Sanders and Welch Announce $291,965 In Land And Water Conservation Fund Grants To Six Vermont Communities Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2015 Leahy, Sanders and Welch Announce $291,965 In Land And Water Conservation Fund Grants To Six Vermont Communities Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2015 Leahy, Sanders and Welch Announce $291,965 In Land And Water Conservation Fund Grants To Six Vermont Communities Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 10, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Expediting Rulemaking for Loan Data Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 25, 2015 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On The Supreme Court's Decision In Texas Dept. Of Housing And Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
June 5, 2015 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Supporting the National Housing Trust Fund and the HOME Investments Partnerships Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 5, 2015 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Supporting the National Housing Trust Fund and the HOME Investments Partnerships Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 20, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - TRID Regulation Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Funding of Heating Assistance Program Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
March 23, 2015 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies, David Price, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development and Related Agencies - HUD-VASH Program Funding Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
March 11, 2015 Comment of Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders, and Congressman Welch: 13 Vermont Communities Awarded $4.3 Million in Federal Community Development Grants Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
March 11, 2015 Comment of Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders, and Congressman Welch: 13 Vermont Communities Awarded $4.3 Million in Federal Community Development Grants Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
March 11, 2015 Comment of Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders, and Congressman Welch: 13 Vermont Communities Awarded $4.3 Million in Federal Community Development Grants Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Feb. 17, 2015 Welch Announces Legislation to Spur the Use of Modern Wood Heating Systems Rep. Peter Welch Montpelier, VT
Jan. 30, 2015 Letter to Chair Cheryl LaFleur, Commissioner Philip Moeller, Commissioner Tony Clark, Commisioner Norman Bay, and Commissioner Colette Honorable, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - New England Energy Prices Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2015 Letter to Chair Cheryl LaFleur, Commissioner Philip Moeller, Commissioner Tony Clark, Commisioner Norman Bay, and Commissioner Colette Honorable, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - New England Energy Prices Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Funding the Housing Trust Fund Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2015 Ranking Member Sanders Opens Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Year with Conversation about Priorities Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Jan. 7, 2015 Sanders Welcomes Relief for New Homebuyers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Boost LIHEAP Fuel Assistance Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Julian Castro, Secretary of Housing - Consider Lowering Fees on FHA Loans in Light of Improved Agency Financial Outlook Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2014 Senators Applaud FHFA's Move to Fill Affordable Rental Housing Funds Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2014 Sanders Welcomes Funding for Affordable Rental Housing Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Leahy: Vermont Nets $250,000 for Low-Income Housing Improvements Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Nov. 14, 2014 Leahy: Vermont's Village Revitalization Initiative Recognized with Award by the National Trust For Historic Preservation Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2014 Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: With Cold Weather Around the Corner, Vermont Receives $17.2 M. in Home Heating Assistance Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Oct. 16, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: With Cold Weather Around the Corner, Vermont Receives $17.2 M. in Home Heating Assistance Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Oct. 16, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: With Cold Weather Around the Corner, Vermont Receives $17.2 M. in Home Heating Assistance Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Oct. 15, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $629,966 in Grants to Support Efficient and Renewable Energy in Vermont Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Oct. 15, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $629,966 in Grants to Support Efficient and Renewable Energy in Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Oct. 15, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $629,966 in Grants to Support Efficient and Renewable Energy in Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Weinberger: HUD Awards City of Burlington $3.4 M. To Improve Housing Health And Safety Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Sept. 30, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Weinberger: HUD Awards City of Burlington $3.4 M. To Improve Housing Health And Safety Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Sept. 30, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Weinberger: HUD Awards City of Burlington $3.4 M. To Improve Housing Health And Safety Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Sept. 18, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Executive Business Meeting Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2014 Leahy Bills OKd by Judiciary Committee…To Reduce Prison Recidivism And Crack Down On Human Trafficking Involving Runaway And Homeless Youths -- Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2014 Burlington Free Press - Welch Pushes for Student Loan Refinancing Law Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Aug. 11, 2014 Vermont Awarded $1.7 Million for Homeless Veterans Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
June 13, 2014 Welch Champions Legislation to Stimulate Construction of Affordable Housing Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Jan. 30, 2014 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On Senate Passage Of S. 1926 The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Of 2014 Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Mel Wat, Director Federal Housing Finance Agency - Revisit Affordable Rental Housing Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Mel Wat, Director Federal Housing Finance Agency - Revisit Affordable Rental Housing Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Nov. 20, 2013 Homes Act Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2013 Burlington Free Press - Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in heating funds Sen. Patrick Leahy Montpelier, VT
Nov. 5, 2013 Burlington Free Press - Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in heating funds Rep. Peter Welch Montpelier, VT
Nov. 5, 2013 Burlington Free Press - Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in heating funds Sen. Bernard Sanders Montpelier, VT
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2013 Letter to Democratic Colleagues - The Continuing Resolution Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 9, 2013 Leahy Introduces Bill Aimed At Reducing Downtown Building Fires Sen. Patrick Leahy St. Johnsbury, VT
Aug. 2, 2013 Heck Joins Bipartisan Coalition in Introducing Bill to Encourage Saving for Home Down Payments Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
July 31, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - Preserving the Rights of Servicemembers, Veterans, and their Families in the Financial Marketplace Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
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