Sen. Bernie Sanders has filed petitions for re-election as both a Democrat and as an independent and independent candidate Emily Peyton has joined the governor’s race. Gov. Peter Shumlin submitted his petition for re-election yesterday. “That’s the way he’s done it in the past,” said a Sanders staffer of the dual filing. Michael Briggs, a […]
“The function of the NRC is not to side with Entergy or other nuclear power companies in a disagreement with a host state,” Sanders said.
Sanders Addresses Medicaid Rally on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, June 12 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today told a rally on Capitol Hill that Congress must protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid during a new round of budget negotiations this year. “Yes, we have to deal with deficit reduction, but not on the backs of the […]
Their twin bills also would address a severe and worsening shortage of dentists in the United States, especially in rural areas and inner cities.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today told U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan that it is unacceptable to exclude Vermont and many other rural states from a major federal grant program.
Although most oral health conditions are preventable, 60 percent of kids age 5 to 17 have cavities. Tooth decay, is five times more common among children than asthma, according to the report.
A plan by the Koch brothers, a right-wing conservative family, to spend $400 million on political campaigns this year is the latest evidence of the need to overturn a Supreme Court ruling that voided campaign finance laws, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today.
NEWS FROM THE UNITED STATES SENATE David Carle (Leahy) 202 224-3693 | Mike Briggs (Sanders) 202 224-5141 Bethany Lesser (Gillibrand) 202-224-3873 | Matt House (Schumer) 202-224-6542 Vermont And New York Senators Push For Improved Passenger Train Service To Montreal WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, May 24) — U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Charles Schumer, (D-N.Y.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement on the nomination of Allison Macfarlane to chair the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today proposed tough new penalties to combat rampant pharmaceutical industry fraud.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today introduced legislation to prohibit banking industry executives from serving as directors of the 12 Federal Reserve regional banks.
For immediate release WASHINGTON, May 22 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today introduced legislationto prohibit banking industry executives from serving as directors of the 12 Federal Reserve regional banks. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is an original co-sponsor of the measure to end conflicts of interest involving regulators and the financial institutions they regulate. She joined Sanders […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement today on the resignation of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko.
Leahy, Sanders and Welch wrote to Obama urging the president to grant the state’s request.