The U.S. Department of Transportation will release $15 million in emergency funds to help Vermont rebuild and repair roads and bridges destroyed or damaged by floods, Vermont’s congressional delegation announced today.
Leahy, Sanders, Welch announce grants totaling more than $1 M for economic development planning in east-central and northwestern Vermont
Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Congressman Peter Welch (D) announced Monday that the Northwest Regional Planning Commission and the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission will receive economic development planning grants totaling more than a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
NEWS: Senate Panel Passes Transportation Bill with Sanders Provisions for Vermont WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 – A Senate panel today approved and sent to the full Senate a two-year transportation funding bill to repair crumbling roads, bridges and railroads and fund other transportation projects. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a member of the Environment and Public Works […]
Delegation announces assistance to Franklin, Washington and Windham to help with spring flooding damage
Vermont’s congressional delegation – Sens. Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch – today announced a disaster declaration that will bring federal assistance to counties affected by this spring’s flooding that were until now ineligible for such assistance.
Today, Senator Bernie Sanders joined the Champlain Housing Trust (CHT) and Housing Vermont to celebrate the completion of thirty apartments in a single building located off Susie Wilson Road in the Town of Essex.
The 1,700-mile pipeline would carry more than half a million barrels of oil a day from Canada’s tar sands to refineries in Texas. The State Department is reviewing the proposal because the pipeline would cross the international border between the United States and Canada.
Sanders (I-Vt.) said he will introduce legislation this week to address the Postal Service’s financial woes without resorting to drastic cutbacks in service and massive layoffs.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today helped mark the opening of a solar energy project at the Camels Hump Middle School, one of the greenest public schools in Vermont.
Sanders wants to hear Vermonters’ thoughts about major changes under consideration by the Postal Service, including the elimination of 120,000 postal employees; closing of 3,700 post offices –including 15 in Vermont; closing of 300 mail processing centers, including two major mail facilities in Vermont; and the elimination of Saturday mail delivery.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) tonight welcomed representatives from around the country to a conference here on how better buildings can save energy and improve the environment.
Hundreds of defense contractors that defrauded the U.S. military received more than $1.1 trillion in Pentagon contracts during the past decade, according to a Department of Defense report prepared for Sen. Bernie Sanders.
A new audit of the Federal Reserve released today detailed widespread conflicts of interest involving directors of its regional banks.