Senator Patrick Leahy



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Programs in this Series

Format: 2018-05-20
Format: 2018-05-20
Local Vermont Leaders in Education Lead Charge Against Trump Education Cuts - 06/09/2017
Senator Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Vermont educators discuss the impact on Vermont of proposed cuts in President Trump’s budget to the U.S. Department of Education. Community College of Vermont, 1...
Senator Patrick Leahy Previews Trump Budget Concerns - 03/03/2017
Senator Patrick Leahy, new Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, previews concerns for Vermont and the nation as indications of the Trump Administration’s budget considerations begin to emerge.
EPA's Gina McCarthy Joins Leahy and Welch to Announce New Brownfields Grants - 05/20/2016
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, Senator Patrick Leahy, Congressman Peter Welch, Governor Peter Shumlin, and Mayor Miro Wienberger announce the selection of 218 Brownfields Grant investments across the country,...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Confirms Agreement to Upgrade Rail on Vermont’s Western Corridor - 05/06/2016
Senator Leahy, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Federal Rail Administration Administrator Sarah Feinberg, Congressman Welch, and Governor Shumlin mark the formal agreement between the State of Vermont and the U.S. Department of...
U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy and Cory Booker on Criminal Justice Reform - 05/02/2016
U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) will lead an hour-long panel discussion -- A Conversation on Criminal Justice Reform: New Approaches for Vermont and the Nation. Leahy and Booker are both at the core of a bipartisan...
U.S.-Canada Air, Rail and Land Travel - 04/15/2016
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) discusses progress on his preclearance bill, which would allow travelers coming to the United States to pass through U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspections prior to leaving Canada, improving border security and...
Justice Scalia's Passing - Next Steps for Supreme Court - 02/15/2016
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), after a live MSNBC interview, speaks to local media about Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing and replacing him on the Supreme Court.
Effort Towards Lowering Vermont Utility Bills - 01/08/2016
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Governor Peter Shumlin announce new multi-million dollar loan fund aimed at helping Vermont residents and small businesses improve their energy efficiency and lower their...
Annual Homelessness Memorial Vigil - 01/07/2016
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Vermont Funding Increase for Crime Victims - 10/09/2015
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and representatives of Vermont organizations that advocate for crime victims announce major grants for Vermont Crime Victim Services and Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs. Leahy, a former prosecutor, has long led in...
Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet - 09/02/2015
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), welcomes Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet to Vermont for a Peace Corps recruitment event for students at UVM, Middlebury College and Saint Michael’s College. The event highlights UVM’s Peace...
Historic Opening Of U.S. Embassy In Cuba - 08/17/2015
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), shares insights at his first press availability following his trip to Havana with Secretary Kerry for the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba. Leahy for years has led efforts in Congress, with this and earlier...
New Funding for Vermont Opioid Treatment - 08/07/2015
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), announces a grant he secured to expand treatment for opioid addiction in Vermont. He will be joined by Kathryn Power, Regional Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),...
Farm Bill to Bring Millions to UVM - 07/17/2015
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), and UVM officials discuss the over $15-million in projects at the university, resulting from the 2014 Farm Bill.
Returns From Heading Bipartisan U.S. Senate Delegation To Cuba - 06/29/2015
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), this weekend headed a bipartisan U.S. Senate delegation to Cuba. Leahy’s delegation met with Cuban Government officials, business representatives, local religious leaders, foreign ambassadors and others. The...

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