“We need to raise the minimum wage to at least $10.10 an hour,” said Sanders. “That’s why I cosponsored legislation which will soon be on the Senate floor.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) voted today to advance a House-passed budget agreement that averts another government shutdown and rejects proposals to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will host a meeting on Wednesday of community health center leaders from throughout Vermont.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday will visit new community health centers in Bristol, Vt., and Arlington, Vt. He also will tour a VA health clinic in Bennington, Vt., and speak to high school students in Middlebury, Vt.
Bernie will go on infinitum blaming the recklessness of the economy on banks, corporations and the Koch Brothers. But I have one question for Bernie: How reckless and negligent was it this past summer when Congress went on vacation for six weeks knowing all along that the country was in a dire budget mess?
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Nov. 26, 2013 BURLINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today applauded Pope Francis’ recent papal pronouncement, which condemns the “new tyranny” of unrestrained capitalism, causing income inequality and poverty, and calling on leaders to curb “the absolute autonomy of the marketplace and financial speculation,” and act “for the […]
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.) are urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to revise rules implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act in a way that enhances food safety and the continued strength of Vermont’s agricultural sector.
A Senate panel today passed legislation to designate the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers in Vermont as part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers system.
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Nov. 21, 2013 WASHINGTON – As House and Senate budget negotiators look for ways to lower deficits, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) today introduced legislation to eliminate tax loopholes and subsidies that support the oil, gas and coal industries. The End Polluter Welfare Act […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders, chairman of the Senate subcommittee on aging, held a hearing today to discuss the extraordinary disparities in life expectancy that exist between regions of the United States and even neighborhoods within cities.
The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs today advanced legislation to expand access to health care and dental care at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
On Tuesday afternoon, November 19th, the Will Miller Green Mountain Chapter of Veterans For Peace will submit to Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Peter Welch, at their Burlington offices, copies of its “Petition For the Redress of Grievances STOP THE DRONE KILLING.”