Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) today introduced legislation to address a youth unemployment crisis in the United States by creating jobs for 1 million young Americans.
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 18, 2014 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today he will vote against the United States training and arming Syrian rebels. Sanders said the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria “is a brutal and dangerous extremist organization which must be defeated, but […]
Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Representative Peter Welch (D) Wednesday announced the University of Vermont Extension program received two grants totaling over $650,000 for agricultural research.
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Sept. 16, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 16 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) today introduced legislation to address a youth unemployment crisis in the United States by creating jobs for 1 million young Americans.The youth unemployment rate in the United States for 16- to […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), cosponsor of constitutional amendment to reverse Supreme Court rulings that lifted limits on campaign spending by millionaires and billionaires, issued the following statement today after Senate Republicans voted to block consideration of the amendment.
Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I), and Representative Peter Welch (D), announced a $524,000 grant to provide residential treatment for pregnant or postpartum women who are suffering from substance abuse in Vermont.
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) Friday announced $2.3 million in funding for rural development in Vermont.
Yesterday, 54 senators voted to amend the U.S. Constitution so as to essentially do away with the First Amendment. The effort to pass S.J. Res. 19 was led by, among others, Vermont’s junior senator, Bernie Sanders, with the vocal support of senior senator Patrick Leahy.
The federal agency of Health and Human Services announced Friday that Vermont’s federally qualified health centers will receive $2.1 million in Affordable Care Act money. The money will allow 10 health centers across Vermont to hire 47 new staff, including direct care providers, extend hours and expand services, according to a news release from the […]
Sanders Applauds Community Health Center Expansion WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 – Ten community health centers in Vermont were awarded $2.1 million to expand primary health care services, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced today. The funds are to support 47 new full-time employees to care for 11,850 new patients across the state. The awards were Vermont’s share […]
One day before the U.S. Senate votes on a constitutional amendment to restore limits on big money in politics, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called the drive to undo Supreme Court decisions that gutted campaign finance laws “the major issue of our time” and said Monday’s showdown vote is “a pivotal moment in American history.”