Patrick Leahy

Type: Person
Name: Patrick Leahy
Title: Senator
Place of Birth: Montpelier
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Patrick Leahy
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 mins ago - 2 reports

Carriers Tell U.S. 'No' to Plans for Internet Fast Lanes

In recent letters AT&T, Comcast and Verizon said they have no plans to seek deals with content providers that would give faster Internet performance in exchange for special payments.AT&T, Comcast and Verizon officials are telling U.S. leaders that they ... [Published eWeek - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 1 reports

Comcast Promises: No “Fast Lanes” on the Internet

One concern about the Internet’s future is that the big companies which control the pipes might use their power to let some content get through to its audience faster than other content. (Or, conversely, some content slower than other content.) Maybe ... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 5 reports

Comcast and AT&T Have no Plans to Create Internet 'Fast Lanes'

Comcast Corp and AT&T Inc have no plans to create Internet "fast lanes" that may hurt consumers' freedom to roam the web.Last week, Senator Patrick Leahy wrote to top Internet service providers (ISPs), pleading to them that not to enter any co-called ... [Published Auto World News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Vt. leaders discuss quarantine

What if Peter Italia changed his mind and walked out of quarantine and should he be quarantined in the first place. Some state leaders say it's a precautionary measure, others say it could cause unnecessary chaos and panic."Absolutely no symptoms, I actually ... [Published WCAX TV3 - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Leahy expresses concern over FBI's fake AP story

SEATTLE (AP) - Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder expressing concerns that the FBI faked an Associated Press story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007. The Vermont Democrat wrote Thursday ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. listening for 30 years

To the Editor,I’m taking a moment to show support for our local candidate John Moran. For 30 years he has been listening to people’s concerns in the post office and country store parking lots. Similiar to Jim Jeffords in the past and Patrick Leahy today. ... [Published Deerfield Valley News - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Verizon: Internet 'fast lane' debate is 'demagoguery'

Verizon has no plans to create Internet "fast lanes," the company reiterated in a letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Wednesday.The company said the Federal Communications Commission already has existing authority to outlaw the ... [Published The Hill - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

BMAC presents photographs by Senator Patrick Leahy

BRATTLEBORO -- "World Leaders and Global Citizens: Photographs by Patrick Leahy, U.S. Senator" opens Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) in Brattleboro. The exhibit marks the fortieth anniversary of Leahy's first election to ... [Published Battleboro Reformer - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Leahy Hails Extension Of Signup Deadline For New Dairy Price Insurance Program For Farmers

. . . Also Urges Vermont Farmers To Take Advantage Of Deadline Extension For Comment Period On The New Program's Future Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is urging Vermont's dairy farmers to take advantage of U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's decision ... [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
Entities: Patrick Leahy, Dairy, farmer
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Republican state Sen. Don Humason and Democrat Patrick Leahy tap prominent officials for help

HOLYOKE -- Republican state Sen. Donald R. Humason and Democratic challenger Patrick T. Leahy are tapping their arsenals with Election Day set for Tuesday (Nov. 4).Humason, of Westfield, said he was joined at a "One Week to Victory" party Tuesday at Tekoa ... [Published MassLive - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 3 reports

Verizon Tells Sen. Leahy It Has No Plans to Prioritize Internet Traffic

. on Wednesday told a federal lawmaker it has no plans to enter into agreements to give certain content providers faster speeds over the Internet.Consumer advocacy groups have pressed the Federal Communications Commission to impose Net neutrality regulations ... [Published Channel Partners Online - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

FAIRPOINT COMMUNICATIONS : Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy on the Impasse Between FairPoint and Its Workers

WASHINGTON , Oct. 28 -- The office of Sen. Patrick S. Leahy , D- Vt ., issued the text of the following comments:"Thousands of Vermonters rely on FairPoint for their businesses, residential and emergency services. These are essential connections for ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 29 2014]

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"we have repeatedly made clear - both to our customers and more generally to the public - 'comcast doesn't prioritize internet traffic or have paid fast lanes, and we have no plans to do so,'" Comcast Executive Vice President David Cohen told Leahy in a letter dated Oct. 24 and viewed by Reuters late on Wednesday

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Carriers Tell U.S. 'No' to Plans for Internet F... [Published eWeek - 1 hour ago]
Comcast, AT&T swear they don't do fast lanes … ... [Published Fierce Cable - 3 hours ago]
Comcast Promises: No “Fast Lanes” on the Internet [Published Philadelphia Magazine - 3 hours ago]
NYT ends partnership with Texas Tribune [Published Poynter Institute - 7 hours ago]
Comcast and AT&T Have no Plans to Create Intern... [Published Auto World News - 9 hours ago]
Comcast, AT&T seek to reassure on no plans for ... [Published Benton Foundation - 21 hours ago]
Vt. leaders discuss quarantine [Published WCAX TV3 - 22 hours ago]
Verizon: Concerns About Paid Prioritization Are... [Published Broadband Reports - 22 hours ago]
UPDATE 1-Comcast, AT&T seek to reassure on no p... [Published CNBC - 22 hours ago]
AT&T To Leahy: Not Paid Prioritization Plans [Published Multichannel Online - 23 hours ago]
Leahy expresses concern over FBI's fake AP story [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 23 hours ago]
Rep. listening for 30 years [Published Deerfield Valley News - Oct 30 2014]
Comcast to U.S. senator: no plans to create Int... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 30 2014]
Verizon warns FCC could violate law [Published The Hill - Oct 30 2014]
Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein Remember The Washi... [Published Media Bistro - Oct 30 2014]
BMAC presents photographs by Senator Patrick Leahy [Published Battleboro Reformer - Oct 30 2014]
Republican state Sen. Don Humason and Democrat ... [Published MassLive - Oct 30 2014]
Review: ‘Zombie Burlesque’ is dead-on fun, friv... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Oct 30 2014]
Kaiden and Manns: Save democracy from big money [Published Milford Daily News - Oct 30 2014]
Verizon Tells Sen. Leahy It Has No Plans to Pri... [Published Channel Partners Online - Oct 29 2014]
Leahy Hails Extension Of Signup Deadline For Ne... [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
Verizon’s Response to Senator Patrick Leahy [Published Benton Foundation - Oct 29 2014]
Verizon: Internet 'fast lane' debate is 'demago... [Published The Hill - Oct 29 2014]
Stock Update: Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:... [Published Jutia Group - Oct 29 2014]
Verizon to Leahy: No Plans for Paid Prioritization [Published Multichannel Online - Oct 29 2014]
Freeing the web: A human rights and religious f... [Published Associated Baptist Press - Oct 29 2014]
Verizon reasserts no plans for Internet 'fast l... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Oct 29 2014]
Verizon reasserts no plans for Internet 'fast l... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Oct 29 2014]
Verizon reasserts no plans for Internet 'fast l... [Published CNBC - Oct 29 2014]
In NSA Bills, the Devil Is in the Details [Published Kevin Drum Feed | Mother Jones - Oct 29 2014]
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In NSA Bills, the Devil Is in the Details [Published Kevin Drum Feed | Mother Jones - Oct 29 2014]
Sen. Patrick Leahy says that his USA FREEDOM bill will stop the NSA's bulk collection of phone data. H.L. Pohlman says it's not quite that easy: In Presidential Policy Directive (PPD-28) issued in January 2014, the Obama administration defined “bulk ...
Senator Talks About Being An Extra In New Batma... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Oct 28 2014]
This time it’s Debbie Stabenow, not Patrick Leahy. View Video › Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan confirmed to Michigan local radio she's got a role in the coming movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice which has been filming in her ...
In Kansas, the worst secretary of state in the ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 28 2014]
Kris Kobach, the worst secretary of state in the nation When the Democratic nominee, Chad Taylor, withdrew his name from the race for U.S. Senate in Kansas, Kris Kobach—the worst secretary of state in the nation— interfered in the race by trying ...
In Kansas, the worst secretary of state in the ... [Published Swing State Project - Oct 28 2014]
Kris Kobach, the worst secretary of state in the nation When the Democratic nominee, Chad Taylor, withdrew his name from the race for U.S. Senate in Kansas, Kris Kobach—the worst secretary of state in the nation— interfered in the race by trying ...
CEA Marketing Group Wants You To Tell the Senat... [Published Patent Baristas - Oct 28 2014]
A marketing company is currently helping CEA and a coalition of other companies (and legislators!) in a project to raise awareness to fight “patent troll” issues and to petition the senate for Patent Legislation Reform. According to the site, their ...
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