Sanders told reporters he is concerned about the national implications of a short-term ban in Vermont.
Sanders votes against weak filibuster reform.
“We must make sure that mental health services are available to all Americans regardless of income,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders, a member of the committee. “Today for low- and middle-income people living in rural areas it is especially difficult to find timely, affordable care.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today he strongly supports long-overdue filibuster reform to stop a single senator without explanation from forcing an extraordinary majority of 60 votes to advance legislation.
In remarks entered today in the Congressional Record, Sen. Bernie Sanders recognized Ken Squier, the “Voice of the Daytona 500” and a Vermont native widely respected in the motor sports and broadcast communities.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement today in response to President Barack Obama’s proposals on gun violence.
Coming off the hottest year on record across the United States and in Vermont, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today that he will introduce legislation to move aggressively to reverse global warming.
“Sen. McConnell is dead wrong when he rules out additional revenue as part of the solution to our deficit crisis. He is also wrong when he suggests the solution to the deficit situation is to cut Social Security, veterans’ benefits, Medicare and Medicaid.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was sworn in today for his second term in the U.S. Senate. The oath of office was administered by Vice President Joe Biden, the president of the Senate.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today was named chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
The Windham Regional Commission and the Bennington County Regional Commission will receive $470,000 in Economic Development Administration (EDA) funds to bolster long-term recovery efforts in southern Vermont following Tropical Storm Irene, Vermont’s congressional delegation announced today.