Senator Patrick Leahy

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Programs, press conferences, appearances, conferences, workshops, etc., sponsored by Senator Leahy. Contact: John_Goodrow@leahy.senate.gov

Programs in this Series

Format: 2014-10-01
Format: 2014-10-01
USDA Secretary Vilsack - Lake Champlain Water Quality Initiatives - 08/28/2014
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits Vermont to announce significant funding related to improving water quality through conservation-related practices on Vermont farms.   Leahy is the most senior member of the Senate Agriculture...
Groundbreaking for Waterfront North Improvements - 08/05/2014
Senator Leahy, Mayor Weinberger and other officials took part in breaking ground for improvements to the area known as Waterfront North.  Senator Leahy obtained $2.7 million for changes to the infrastructure on the Burlington Waterfront.  ...
Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act - 07/28/2014
Senator Leahy discusses the benefits consumers will soon see under his legislation, The Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, which cleared Congress Friday and within days will reach the President’s desk. Leahy’s bill...
U.S. Senate Field Hearing In Vermont On Open Internet Rules - 07/01/2014
Senator Patrick Leahy, Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, holds a field hearing in Vermont on “Preserving an Open Internet: Rules to Promote Competition and Protect Main Street Consumers.” A panel of four witnesses testify at the...
Community Solutions To Breaking The Cycle Of Heroin And Opioid Addiction - 03/17/2014
The hearing, “Community Solutions To Breaking The Cycle Of Heroin And Opioid Addiction,” will feature testimony from law enforcement and public health officials. The witnesses for the hearing will be: Tristram Coffin, U.S. Attorney for...
2014 Congressional Priorities - 01/03/2014
Senator Patrick Leahy discusses his congressional priorities for early 2014. 
Patent Law Abuse Protections - 12/04/2013
Senator Patrick Leahy discusses his bipartisan legislation to crack down on so-called “patent trolls.” Leahy’s bill would protect businesses from well-financed shell corporations abusing the patent system by threatening lawsuits...
Funding for Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control - 07/19/2013
Senator Patrick Leahy announces continued funding for parasitic sea lamprey control on Lake Champlain, discussing new data demonstrating that the 20+ year control program is achieving new levels of success as reflected in the improved condition of...
Address to Albany College of Pharmacy Graduates - 05/19/2013
Senator Patrick Leahy delivers commencement remarks and receives an honorary doctorate during ceremonies honoring the first class to graduate from the Albany College of Pharmacy’s Vermont campus. Leahy, the Senate’s most senior member,...
Post-Election Thoughts and Comments - 11/08/2012
Senator Patrick Leahy's post-election thoughts and comments.
Doppler Radar Upgrade in Vermont - 08/27/2012
Senator Patrick Leahy and the policy director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Sally Yozell, announce completion of a significant Doppler radar upgrade in Vermont.  The new radar technology will help forecasters more...
IBM and Howard Center Energy Reduction Project - 08/24/2012
Senator Patrick Leahy, a longtime supporter of energy efficiency programs, joins IBM and the Howard Center for Human Services in celebrating their successful partnership in implementing IBM's energy management system.
Peace Corps Director, Aaron Williams - 08/16/2012
Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Operations Subcommittee of Appropriations, hosts Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams.  They highlight a business operated by returned Peace Corps volunteer Charles Kerchner, who served...
Importance to Vermont of Violence Against Women Act - 05/25/2012
Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, and Congressman Peter Welch speak to reporters about the important work underway in Washington to reauthorize the historic, lifesaving Violence Against Women Act. Leahy and...
KONY 2012 campaign comes to Vermont - 03/12/2012
Senator Patrick Leahy Leahy, Champlain College student activists and a representative of Invisible Children discuss the KONY 2012 campaign, aimed at bringing African war criminal Joseph Kony to justice. A documentary on the issue, KONY 2012, has...