The Community College of Vermont will receive a $2.5 million job-training grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Vermont congressional delegation announced today.
Vermont congressional delegation announces grant to create flood clean-up jobs for out-of-work Vermonters
Delegation announces grant to create flood clean-up jobs for out-of-work Vermonters (TUESDAY, Sept. 20) — Vermont’s congressional delegation – Sens. Patrick Leahy (D) and Bernie Sanders (I) and Rep. Peter Welch (D) – today announced a $1.7 million grant to put unemployed Vermonters to work helping clean up and recover from Tropical Storm Irene. The […]
Wall Street doesn’t want the American people to know the extent to which speculators keep oil prices artificially high and the great damage that does to our economy. After the information became public, it was suggested that some on Wall Street may stop trading in the oil futures market. Good!
About 90 vacant federally assisted apartments will be available to Vermonters displaced by Tropical Storm Irene, thanks to a federal waiver from the U.S. Treasury Department granted at the request of Governor Peter Shumlin and through the Vermont congressional delegation’s advocacy.
Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today hoped for quick House approval next week of a Senate-passed bill to provide $6.9 billion in additional federal disaster relief funds for Vermont and other states.
Sanders Statement on Obama Jobs Plan WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement tonight after President Barack Obama a package of tax cuts and new spending designed to jumpstart the economy and create jobs: “With real unemployment at 16 percent and 25 million Americans without a full-time job, it is […]
As President Barack Obama prepares for a Thursday address on jobs to a joint session of Congress, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called today for putting Americans back to work through a series of bold measures that include rebuilding the country’s crumbling infrastructure.
Vermont’s congressional delegation asks Obama to approve governor’s major disaster designation request
Delegation Urges President’s Prompt Approval Of A Disaster Declaration For Vermont …warns of the ‘seasonal imperatives’ of the fast-approaching winter (THURSDAY, Sept. 1) — Vermont’s delegation in Congress – Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Representative Peter Welch (D) – Thursday asked President Obama to act “with all due speed” on Vermont’s […]
$5 Million Emergency Aid Approved for Storm-Damaged Vermont Roads and Bridges BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 31 – The U.S. Department of Transportation released $5 million in emergency funds to rebuild and repair roads and bridges destroyed or damaged in Vermont by Tropical Storm Irene, Vermont’s congressional delegation announced today. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Tuesday […]
Senator Bernie Sanders will join members of the Vermont Workers’ Center and Vermont labor unions to celebrate Labor Day and learn how we can address the needs of working families in Vermont and in this country.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today said federal regulators should stop thumbing their noses at a year-old law and enforce limits on excessive speculation in oil markets.