With tag: patrick_leahy
Senators Says Pipeline Rejection Warranted
Vermont's congressional delegation is cheering President Barack Obama's decision to reject a proposed
pipeline to bring Canadian oil to the United States.
Senator Patrick Leahy
By Bob Kinzel
Senator Patrick Leahy discusses the work of the Congressional super committee, Legislature economist Tom Kavet looks at the state's revenue picture and we listen to the voices in the news.
Leahy Calls For War Tax
By Bob Kinzel
Patrick Leahy is calling on members of the Congressional debt reduction super
committee to include a war tax to pay for U.S. military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan in their final package. Leahy says the wars were never paid for and have cost the American people several
trillions in additional debt.
Leahy Hails Obama Endorsement Of Marriage Bill
By Ross Sneyd
Sen. Patrick Leahy is hailing President
Barack Obama's support for legislation that would repeal the Defense of
Marriage Act and have the federal government grant legal recognition to married
Welch Wants Faster Troop Withdrawal
By Mitch Wertlieb
Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch all released
statements saying they would like to see the president bring home troops from Afghanistan sooner
Obama To Troops: Afghan Withdrawal To Be Gradual
Comment: What do you think of Obama's plan?
Leahy Says Ruling Shows Activist Court Majority At Work
Sen. Patrick Leahy says a Supreme Court
ruling in favor of Wal-Mart in a sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of female
employees makes it harder to hold corporations accountable under the country's
civil rights laws.
Leahy, Sanders Hail Vote To End Ethanol Subsidies
A watershed moment for deficit reduction and
energy policy. That's the way Vermont's senior U.S. Senator is describing a vote in that
body on Thursday to end ethanol tax subsidies. Sen. Patrick Leahy says the
subsidies are costing taxpayers more than $5 billion a year.