Congress is likely to move forward with a short-term extension ahead of the September 30 deadline and take up a longer-term bill next month.
The department has not yet corrected several issues identified in a 2014 internal review.
The Vermont independent heralded the United Nations and the Iran nuclear deal, while warning against widening global economic inequality and heavy-handed military intervention.
The victim says Norwich officials ignored three previous reports of sexual harassment, abuse and assault by the same perpetrator.
Vermont’s senators remained staunchly opposed, as state officials tried to gauge the impact of the proposal on the state.
While CHIP is popular across party lines, the reauthorization has been “caught in the undertow of health care politics, especially in the House,” according to Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt.
The $1.2 trillion plan is considered dead on arrival in the U.S. Senate.
President Trump promised a veto while a Republican senator called for the Congressional Budget Office to score Sanders’ single-payer bill.
Though reporting some encouraging words regarding taxes and immigration, the Vermonter said he sees no signs of a change in direction.
The Vermont senator and his allies did not identify the cost of or funding source for such a program, which drew jeers from Republicans.
The Appropriations Committee unanimously refused to go along with the president’s plan to scale back spending on diplomacy. Sen. Patrick Leahy called Trump’s approach “a retreat.”
Bill Round largely blames the Democrats in cases where the president has failed to push through his agenda. “They’ve been nothing but obstructionists, have they not?” Round said.
The package delays a vote on drastic federal cuts until December. Vermont legislative leaders will cancel an October session that was planned to address the impacts on the state budget.
“I think it’s a little bit silly to be keeping talking about 2016,” Sen. Bernie Sanders said.