Bernie Sanders

Sanders Leads Effort to Stop Dramatic Test Price Increase

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 19, 2016 Contact: Dan McLean (802) 862-0697 BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 19 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and the Vermont congressional delegation on Monday asked a testing organization to lower the cost of testing students who have significant cognitive disabilities. The organization, Dynamic Learning Maps, chose to adopt […]

As Vermont dairy industry struggles, some find success

At a dairy industry summit Friday in Brattleboro, there were good-news stories like the rapid growth of Commonwealth Dairy. But the industry is struggling due to falling milk prices and rising costs.

On stump for Clinton, Sanders will try to rally young voters

The Vermont senator is warning his supporters of the dangers of backing third party candidates in the presidential election.

Sanders Amendment to Water Resources Development Act Passes the Senate

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 15, 2016 Contact: Dan McLean (802) 862-0697 New grant program could provide up to $10 Million for Waterbury Dam Repairs WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 – The Senate passed an amendment Thursday introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) that would allow Vermont to apply for up to $10 million for […]

CPI: Super PAC that seemingly scammed James Bond actor fined

Shady pro-Bernie Sanders group run by alleged fraudster Cary Lee Peterson hit with $7,150 penalty.

Burlington College president blames Jane Sanders, others for school’s demise

Dr. Carol Moore said the college closed because of actions taken by Jane Sanders and a lack of sufficient oversight by the school’s board of trustees and a local bank.

Sorrell dismisses complaint against Sanders, Pearson

Senate candidate Chris Pearson said the allegations were politically motivated and that he was relieved the case had been dismissed.

Sanders stumps for Clinton in New Hampshire

Sanders focused more on the Republican nominee Donald Trump’s shortcomings than he did on Clinton’s strengths. Still, the Vermont senator got the job done.

Bernie Briefing: On the road and on the air again

The former Democratic presidential candidate from Vermont kicks off the fall campaign season with broadcast and battleground-state appearances for his onetime opponent.

Leahy, Sanders Join Other Senators In Raising Concerns About Mylan’s EpiPen Price Hike And Expanded Patient Assistance Program

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy Aug. 30, 2016 Contact: [email protected] . . . Patient Assistance Program Allows Company To Hike Prices While Passing Costs Onto Insurance Companies And Consumers (TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2016) — In a letter sent Tuesday to the CEO of pharmaceutical company Mylan, 20 senators, including Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) and […]

Margolis: Political high ground? Nope, just beach sand

The whole conversation this year about personal wealth and public policy has been muddle-headed. And no one has muddled it more than Bernie Sanders.

Sanders credits public’s ‘clear message’ for stalling trade pact

In the past year, “the American people have sent a loud and clear message … that they are tired of big corporations” sending jobs overseas, the former presidential candidate said in response to the Senate majority leader’s vow not to hold a lame duck vote.

Sanders’ kickoff of nonprofit answers some questions, raises others

It will focus on electing 100 candidates and passing seven ballot initiatives in the 2016 election cycle, he told supporters. But staffers have resigned in protest of its direction, and campaign finance rules limit a federal politician’s role in issue advocacy groups.

Five Years Since Irene, Report Warns of Severe Weather Damage From Climate Change

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Aug. 25, 2016 Contact: Dan McLean (802)-862-0697 BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 25 – As Vermonters mark the fifth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) pointed to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office that warns damage from severe weather in future decades is expected to […]