Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON, March 18 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today backed stronger curbs on the use of dangerous chemicals in consumer products but criticized a bill in Congress that would take away from Vermont and other states the power to protect consumers with new state regulations. Under the current federal law, […]
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders March 16, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHNGTON, March 16 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today welcomed a new agreement between the United States and Canada that could help restore passenger train service to and from Montreal and lead to streamlined border crossing procedures for motorists and airline […]
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders March 12, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON, March 12 – As boxes of petitions signed by 2 million Americans were hauled into the Capitol today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced legislation to expand benefits and strengthen the retirement program for generations to come. The Social Security Expansion […]
It’s quite apparent that Vermont’s U.S. senator, Bernie Sanders, given a lectern, will do his all to berate millionaires and billionaires, the rich.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today joined U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and other civil rights pioneers on the 50th anniversary of an historic civil rights march that led to enactment of the Voting Rights Act.
News Release — Saint Michael’s College March 4, 2015 Contact: Mark Tarnacki (802) 654-2795 [email protected] Local professor’s book floats “President Sanders?” hypothesis COLCHESTER, Vt. – William Grover, a longtime Saint Michael’s College professor of political science, has a new book titled The Unsustainable Presidency: Clinton, Bush, Obama and Beyond, published in December by Palgrave […]
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Feb. 26, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (Sanders) (202) 224-5141 Trudy Perkins (Cummings) (202) 225-4741 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) today introduced legislation to dramatically improve access to dental care. The Comprehensive Dental Reform Act would expand dental coverage through Medicare, Medicaid, […]
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), speaking today at Johnson State College, called for a “revolution” in the way higher education is funded in the United States.
Obama Signs Bill on Veterans Suicides WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was at the White House today when President Barack Obama signed legislation to address suicides among veterans. “This bill says loudly and clearly that we understand suicide among veterans is a national tragedy and it begins the process of addressing the […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement today after President Barack Obama formally asked Congress to authorize a military campaign against the Islamic State terrorist group.
The Lyndon State College Student Government Association (SGA) is sponsoring a student town hall meeting hosted by Vermont’s U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday, February 16 at noon.
The Student Government Association at Johnson State College will host a town meeting with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 17, in 207 Bentley Hall on the JSC campus.