Bernie Sanders has never understood, and has once again demonstrated that he intends never to understand, that the possession of a uterus may never be grounds for second-class citizenship.
Organizers say efforts to address climate change have stalled locally and nationally.
He has 23 co-sponsors this time, compared with five when he offered a similar bill in 2015. The legislation would gradually bump the wage to $15.
Boos erupted periodically throughout the nationwide tour at the mention of the Democratic Party or Chairman Tom Perez.
News Release — UVM April 17, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830 University of Vermont Professor Jon Erickson has never been a fan of the status quo. As an ecological economist, his national and international scholarship has challenged the core assumptions of mainstream economics. As a social entrepreneur, he has helped build interdisciplinary research-to-action collaborations […]
He hasn’t said whether he is running again in 2018, and the Vermont Republican Party said fielding a challenger to the popular junior senator isn’t an immediate priority.
News Release — Bi-State Primary Care Associatio March 30, 2017 Contact: Susan Noon 603/228-2830 x144 Cell: (603) 866-6020 [email protected] Congressional support for Community Health Centers spans five decades WASHINGTON, DC – March 30, 2017 – Among the thousands of Community Health Center advocates convening on Capitol Hill on March 30 were six from Vermont. Board […]
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy & Sen. Bernie Sanders April 12, 2017 Sen. Leahy Press Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 Sen. Sanders Press Contact: Dan McLean 802-862-6695 Bill Text, Fact Sheet (WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017) – Vermont’s U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D) and Bernie Sanders (I) have joined Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and others in […]
The online pollster gave Republican Gov. Phil Scott Scott a 68 percent rating among Vermonters.
Leahy, Sanders, Others Demand Fair and Consistent Treatment of Student Loan Borrowers in Public Service
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders April 7, 2017 Sen. Leahy Press Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 Sen. Sanders Press Contact: Dan McLean 802-862-6695 . . . Recent announcements by the U.S. Department of Education suggest some borrowers can’t rely on their prior notices about debt relief – LINK WASHINGTON (FRIDAY, April 7, […]
News Release — Primo Maggio April 9, 2017 Contact: Mark Greenberg [email protected] Sen. Bernie Sanders will kick-off this year’s 2 day Primo Maggio celebration at Barre’s historic Old Labor Hall with a talk, “From Debs to Sanders: fighting for Change,” Friday, April 28 at 7 pm. Sen. Sanders will be introduced by Vermont Lt. Governor […]
Vermont’s three D.C. representatives stopped short of applauding Trump’s military actions, but projected a sense of understanding for their justification. There was, however, an urging of restraint and caution by the president from the delegation.
Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., both joined the filibuster of Gorsuch.
The two Vermont senators are among a group of eight pushing for privacy protections in the wake of moves by Congressional Republicans and President Trump.