In a dramatic gesture to urge action on climate change, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and other members of the Senate Climate Action Task Force will pull an all-nighter speaking on the Senate floor from Monday night through Tuesday morning.
News Release — VPIRG Feb. 28, 2014 Vermont’s congressional delegation is leading the charge for a bipartisan bill barring tax write-offs for corporate wrongdoing Montpelier – VPIRG commended Vermont’s congressional delegation for its leadership on legislation that would prevent corporate wrongdoers from reaping massive tax windfalls from the payments made to settle allegations of criminal […]
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Feb. 26, 2014 WASHINGTON – Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Bernie Sanders today welcomed a statement from The American Legion that Iran sanctions “have no place” in a comprehensive veterans bill now before the Senate. In a Senate floor speech, Sanders (I-Vt.) also cited a statement from […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement today on the Department of Defense budget, including a reduction in National Guard forces.
Vermont’s congressional delegation is calling on the Obama administration to temporarily curb propane exports to drive down record high prices caused by domestic shortages. “We urge you to act quickly to temporarily restrict propane exports to increase the domestic supply of propane, which will help reduce the financial burden on poor and middle-class families across […]
Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement today after the Senate voted 95 – 3 for a House-passed bill to restore cost-of-living pension increases for younger military retirees:
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today praised President Barack Obama for signing an executive order raising the minimum wage for workers employed by federal contractors.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today issued the following statement after the Senate voted 68-32 to pass and send to President Barack Obama a new five-year farm bill.