Sen. Bernie Sanders, chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement in advance of Monday’s observance of Veterans Day.
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.), who have pressed for the release of federal home heating aid funds as winter weather has descended on Vermont, welcomed the federal release Monday of $16.6 million in heating assistance to the state.
Johnston State College will honor veterans and celebrate Veterans Day with a number of free activities on campus starting at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said a special congressional committee that met today for the first time should promote jobs and the economy without cutting Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other benefits for working families.
A Senate committee today advanced legislation by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to reauthorize the Older Americans Act, which supports Meals on Wheels and other services for the country’s rapidly-growing population of seniors.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today that a special congressional committee meeting for the first time on Wednesday should do what Americans clearly want and come up with a budget to promote jobs and the economy without cutting Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other benefits for working families.
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders has clinched a seat on the budget conference committee, which will put him in the thick of upcoming negotiations between Democrats and Republicans. The 30-member committee’s goal is to forge a compromise budget by Dec. 13. The House and Senate passed markedly different budget bills back in the spring. If the […]
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Oct. 10, 2013 WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today chaired a hearing on the deadly consequences and “invisible plague” that would occur if congressional Republicans are allowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “How many people will die if the Affordable Care Act is repealed?” Sanders asked […]