Guest editorial: Sen. Leahy castigates colleagues who would deny women health care equity

This is a debate about the Women’s Health Protection Act. Protecting women’s health. Protecting half America’s population in their right to seek the health care they require. Protecting their ability, half of America, to make decisions about their own bodies. 

Eric Davis: Welch has a clear path to the Senate

Since 1958, every time there has been a vacancy in Vermont’s Senate delegation, the state’s House member has been a candidate for the Senate.

Welch launches campaign to replace Leahy

As expected, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., announced early Monday that after more than 14 years in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives he’ll run for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Patrick Leahy when his term ends in January 2023.

Editorial: Leahy leaves a legacy ‘impossible to match’

The tributes started flowing moments after Sen. Patrick Leahy’s historic announcement Monday that he would retire after his current term ends in 2022.

Senator Leahy promotes farm-to-school links

Sen. Patrick Leahy visited Next Chapter Farm to raise awareness of the link between local agriculture and nutrition during Farm to School month, celebrated each year in October.

Leahy paved way for Frost Trail renovation

RIPTON — While walking along the newly refurbished Robert Frost Interpretative Trail in Ripton this Tuesday, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., paused at a plaque with the Frost poem “A Road Not Taken” and remarked it was one of his favorites. “I could have chose … (read more)

Eric Davis: Election could affect Sen. Leahy

Sen. Patrick Toomey, a Pennsylvania Republican, announced on Monday that he will not be a candidate for re-election when his term ends in 2022. He also stated that he will not be a candidate for governor of Pennsylvania in 2022. Toomey said one of the rea … (read more)

Leahy: Americans are right to call for justice

Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy delivered these remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate on June 3. America is hurting. Reeling from a deadly pandemic that has taken more than 100,000 lives. Witnessing the broad daylight murder of yet another black man by an of … (read more)

Vermont’s trio in D.C.: ‘We’re compiling resources’

Members of Vermont’s Congressional delegation have been working hard to help Vermont businesses weather the economic and health crisis. Here are some of their comments from Thursday night’s COVID-19 telephone town hall organized by Congressman Peter Welch … (read more)

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