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News Release — Seb. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. May 17, 2013 BURLINGTON – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will welcome Ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen of Denmark to Vermont for a series of town meetings this weekend. Lessons the United States can learn from Denmark will be explored at town meetings in Burlington, Brattleboro and Montpelier. BURLINGTON MEETING [...]
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. May 16, 2013 WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today applauded Pope Francis for condemning a “cult of money” in the world that he said was oppressing the poor. In a major speech at the Vatican on Thursday, Francis said the global financial system has worsened poverty while [...]
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today issued the following statement on a Congressional Budget Office report that the federal deficit is expected to total $642 billion in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30
The chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs today proposed legislation to help the Department of Veterans Affairs meet its goal to eliminate veteran homelessness by 2015. The Homeless Veterans Prevention Act of 2013 is sponsored by Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate veterans’ panel.
The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs today held a hearing on how the Department of Veterans Affairs is reaching out to make veterans aware of benefits they are entitled to receive.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a member of the Senate environment and energy committees and the sponsor of legislation to curb greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming, issued the following statement on Monday’s observation of Earth Day.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today voted for expanded background checks on gun buyers and for a ban on assault weapons but the Senate rejected those central planks of legislation inspired by the shootings of 20 first-grade students and six teachers in Newtown, Conn.
Leahy, Sanders join in introducing bill to give seniors, taxpayers better deals In negotiating drug prices
The Medicare Drug Savings Act would eliminate a special deal for brand-name drug manufacturers that allows them to charge Medicare higher prices for prescription drugs for some seniors and people with disabilities.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today welcomed a U.S. Postal Service decision to shelve a plan to end Saturday mail delivery.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) – chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, a member of the Senate Budget Committee and the founder of the Senate Defending Social Security Caucus – issued the following statement today on President Barack Obama’s proposed 2014 budget.