Patrick Leahy

Type: Person
Name: Patrick Leahy
Title: Senator
Place of Birth: Montpelier
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Patrick Leahy
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Vilsack Discusses Dairy Margin Insurance Program And Enrollments

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed a new provision of the federal farm bill when he visited Burlington last week. Enrollment for the new dairy margin insurance program begins today.The new farm bill created a voluntary safety ... [Published WAMC.org - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

TEXAS VIEW: FOIA needs improvement

The best measurement of government openness is to track the records it makes public.Since his first day in office, President Barack Obama has talked a good game about government openness, but he has failed to deliver.In fact, his administration has been ... [Published OA Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Shell companies at heart of corruption that hurts us all

MEDICARE fraud. Drug running. Human trafficking. Tax avoidance. The common thread that runs through all of these crimes is the use of anonymous shell companies, phantom entities set up to hide the flow of money.We hear about these companies in the news, ... [Published Shanghai Daily - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

US gun importer lays off 41, blames White House denial of deal with South Korea

MONTPELIER, Vt. - A U.S. gun importer is blaming the White House for its laying off of 41 workers because the government blocked its plan to bring nearly $30 million worth of antique, American-made military rifles home from South Korea.The White House's ... [Published Whistler Question - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 4 reports

Former FBI director grateful for care after crash

MONTPELIER — Former FBI director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.Freeh issued a statement through the office of US Senator Patrick Leahy after the Vermont ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Freeh Crash

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh is still recovering from injuries he sustained following a car accident in Vermont.Today he asked Senator Patrick Leahy to release this statement on his behalf after the Senator visited him in the hospital.Statement From ... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Former FBI Director Thanks Supporters After Vt. Crash

Former FBI Director Louie Freeh, who was seriously injured in a crash on Monday , thanked his supporters for their concern.Sen. Patrick Leahy released a statement on behalf of Freeh after visiting him in the hospital Friday."I wish to thank Senator Patrick ... [Published NECN.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sign-up begins for Dairy Margin Protection Program

WOOSTER, Ohio — Sign-up for the long-awaited Dairy Margin Protection program begins Sept. 2.The program, created by the 2014 farm bill, helps protect dairy farmers against losses when the difference between the cost of feed and the cost of milk sold becomes ... [Published Farm and Dairy - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Blocking the public's right to know

Government keeps a lot of secrets from you. Most people are aware of it. Some in the public and in government seem to believe it’s the cost of doing business. For better or worse, it’s how things go.We don’t agree.The truth is, we still can’t stomach ... [Published Burlington Times-News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 5 reports

USDA to spend additional $45m to help clean up Lake Champlain

BURLINGTON, Vt. — US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced in Vermont on Thursday that his agency will double the pace of spending on efforts to reduce farm runoff entering Lake Champlain.Vilsack, US Senator Patrick Leahy and US Representative Peter ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

30 held in raids on 'drug dealers'

Thirty suspects have been arrested in a wave of raids across Dublin targeting drug dealers.The operation - codenamed Tempest - is focused on the north inner city and follows a six-month undercover investigation.Some 46 properties have been searched.More ... [Published Donegal Democrat - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

USDA Secretary to Visit VT

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is visiting Vermont on Thursday.A press release says funding related to improving water quality through conservation-related practices on Vermont farms will be announced.Secreatry Vilsack ... [Published My Champlain Valley - Aug 26 2014]

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Vilsack Discusses Dairy Margin Insurance Progra... [Published WAMC.org - 2 hours ago]
TEXAS VIEW: FOIA needs improvement [Published OA Online - 3 hours ago]
USDA details new insurance program for dairy [Published Addison County Independent - Sep 01 2014]
Shell companies at heart of corruption that hur... [Published Shanghai Daily - Sep 01 2014]
US gun importer lays off 41, blames White House... [Published Whistler Question - Sep 01 2014]
Former FBI director Freeh, injuried in crash, t... [Published Union Leader - Aug 31 2014]
Free Speech Is Winning, Thanks to Citizens United [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 30 2014]
Former FBI director grateful for care after crash [Published Boston Globe - Aug 30 2014]
Ex-FBI Director: Grateful for Support After Crash [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
Spiny water flea invades Lake Champlain [Published Champlain Channel - Aug 29 2014]
Freeh Crash [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Aug 29 2014]
Freeh thanks supporters after Vermont crash [Published Burlington Press - Aug 29 2014]
Former FBI Director Grateful for Care After Crash [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 29 2014]
Former FBI director grateful for care after crash [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 29 2014]
Former FBI Director Thanks Supporters After Vt.... [Published NECN.com - Aug 29 2014]
Sign-up begins for Dairy Margin Protection Program [Published Farm and Dairy - Aug 29 2014]
Blocking the public's right to know [Published Burlington Times-News - Aug 29 2014]
Freedom of information update vital [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 29 2014]
Talk turns negative in 17th District race [Published Saukvalley.com - Aug 29 2014]
USDA to spend additional $45m to help clean up ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 29 2014]
Mashpee Police Logs August 20-27, 2014 [Published Falmouth Enterprise - Aug 29 2014]
USDA Sec. Vilsack Visits Vermont [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
Vilsack Announces Water Quality Funding For Lak... [Published WAMC.org - Aug 28 2014]
USDA chief announces $45 million to help farmer... [Published VTDigger.org - Aug 28 2014]
Vermont gets $45 Million to Clean up Algae-Ridd... [Published Seven Days Vermont - Aug 28 2014]
Invasive spiny waterflea confirmed in lake [Published Burlington Press - Aug 28 2014]
Feds Send 46 Million for Lake Clean-Up [Published My Champlain Valley - Aug 28 2014]
Vulnerable Senate Dem touts opposition to NSA [Published The Hill - Aug 28 2014]
New dairy program rolled out [Published Feedstuffs - Aug 28 2014]
Sassounian: Justice Dept. Files Reveal Activiti... [Published Armenian Weekly - Aug 28 2014]
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Free Speech Is Winning, Thanks to Citizens United [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 30 2014]
In the nearly five years since Citizens United v. FEC was decided, more Americans than ever are exercising their First Amendment rights and engaging in political speech. The results are in: political speech and spending are up. While spending is up ...
NSA Overshare [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 27 2014]
by Sue Halpern Back in March, in his virtual appearance at a TED conference in Vancouver, Edward Snowden said that the most shocking revelations from the documents he’d taken from the NSA were yet to come. On Monday, Ryan Gallagher and the team at ...
Judge Kozinski Calls Out Former FISC Judge John... [Published Techdirt - Aug 22 2014]
A few weeks ago, former FISC judge John Bates (now helming the Administrative Office of the US Courts) sent a letter to the intelligence oversight committees arguing that the Senate's USA Freedom Act would do too much damage to the NSA and the FISA ...
White House Touts Petition Site But Many Await ... [Published TIME.com - Aug 22 2014]
The White House could hardly contain itself earlier this month when President Barack Obama signed a bill allowing American consumers to unlock their cell phones. The bill was driven in part by the White House’s own petition website, “We The People,” ...
White House Touts Petition Site But Many Await ... [Published Swampland - Aug 22 2014]
The White House could hardly contain itself earlier this month when President Barack Obama signed a bill allowing American consumers to unlock their cell phones. The bill was driven in part by the White House’s own petition website, “We The People,” ...
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Capstone: Captive Insurance Companies Still On ... [Published Financial Services - Aug 20 2014]
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