U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today he will introduce legislation to break up banks that have grown so big that the Justice Department has not pursued prosecutions for fear an indictment would harm the financial system.
Citing a legal opinion by the Government Accountability Office, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today called on Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe to withdraw his plan to stop Saturday mail delivery.
A reading of current research suggests that Vermont’s leaders should promote adaptive as well as mitigation responses to climate change.
The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs today urged Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to help the Department of Veterans Affairs curb a growing backlog of claims for disability benefits.
Older Americans Act programs provide basic necessities such as meals, caregiver support, job training and placement, legal services, and protection from abuse and neglect in nursing homes. The programs are needed now more than ever with the older adult population of the United States rapidly expanding and 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day.
A Senate panel today examined Department of Veterans Affairs efforts to provide mental health counseling for veterans who are committing suicides at a rate of more than 8,000 a year.
Statement of Sen. Bernie Sanders on VA Mental Health Care – Ensuring Timely Access to High-Quality Care
Statement of Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs — VA Mental Health Care – Ensuring Timely Access to High-Quality Care
About one out of four large, profitable corporations now pay nothing in federal income taxes.
Darren Springer, chief counsel for Sen. Bernie Sanders, will take over as the Public Service Department’s new deputy commissioner, said Chriss Recchia, commissioner of the department, on Thursday.
Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today asked the national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars about a proposal to cut benefits for disabled veterans and their survivors.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, said today he is working with the committee on a 10-year budget which would create jobs, lower the deficit and protect working families and the most vulnerable people in our society.