Senator Patrick Leahy



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Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-12-08
Format: 2021-12-08
The Infrastructure Bill's Impact on Vermont - 11/08/2021
Senator Patrick Leahy holds a press conference celebrating the passage of the new Infrastructure Bill, and how it will impact Vermonters.
Press Conference - UVM and USDA Agricultural Research Partnership - 10/08/2019
Senator Leahy, USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey, Chief of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Matthew Lohr, Congressman Peter Welch, UVM President Garimella, and Vermont Secretary of Agriculture Anson Tebbetts announce two major long...
Press Conference - Senator Leahy Announces Federal Grant to VSAC - 10/12/2018
Senator Patrick Leahy announces a major federal grant to the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC). This is a $31 million dollar federal grant for VSAC's GEAR UP program which provides assistance for students planning to attend college.
Press Conference on the Kavanaugh Hearing - 10/01/2018
Senator Patrick Leahy discusses his opinion and experience during the Kavanaugh Hearing. He also references the recent news on Canada agreeing to join the US and Mexico in a new trade agreement previously known as the NAFTA agreement.
Press Conference - Attacks on Coverage Protections for Pre-existing Conditions - 07/27/2018
Senator Patrick Leahy discusses the recent attacks on coverage protections for pre-existing conditions of the Affordable Care Act.
Address to International Restorative Justice Conference - 06/29/2018
Senator Leahy addresses the Vermont Law School’s International Restorative Justice Conference. Leahy, a leading member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will be available after his remarks to take media questions on Justice Anthony Kennedy...
Press Conference on Justice Kennedy Retirement - 06/29/2018
Leahy, a leading member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, takes media questions on Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court among other topics of current interest.
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...

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Results of December 7th Special Election - unofficial

YES 3945 57.29%
NO 2941 42.71%
(requires a 2/3 majority to pass)

YES 4826 69.96%
NO 2072 30.04%


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