News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Sept. 22, 2017 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-6695 Kate Hamilton (Welch): 202-440-3340 BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept 22 — Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Friday that the Vermont Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a $329,378 Fire Prevention and Safety grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This […]
We must do everything possible to make sure every student has the information they need to further their education and career prospects.
Single payer didn’t fail in Vermont — it was never given a chance.
The Vermont independent heralded the United Nations and the Iran nuclear deal, while warning against widening global economic inequality and heavy-handed military intervention.
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 19, 2017 Contact: Sanders Press Office Press_Sanders@sanders.senate.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 – Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) urged President Donald Trump to stop rewarding companies that ship jobs abroad and to take action to end offshoring. In […]
News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Sept. 19, 2017 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-6695 Kate Hamilton (Welch): 202-440-3340 BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 19 – Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Tuesday that the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will receive a $480,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to purchase two electric […]
Vermont’s senators remained staunchly opposed, as state officials tried to gauge the impact of the proposal on the state.
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 18, 2017 Contact: Sanders Press Office Press_Sanders@sanders.senate.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Monday after the Congressional Budget Office said it will not have estimates of the impact of a Republican health care bill on insurance coverage or premiums in an assessment […]
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 18, 2017 Contact: Sanders Press Office Press_Sanders@sanders.senate.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 – Two amendments by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) were included in the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act that passed the Senate Monday. One of Sanders’ amendments provides statutory authorization for Beyond the Yellow Ribbon programs, which […]
The absence of any financing apparatus in the legislation provides opponents with ammunition.
News Release — James Ehlers for Vermont Sept. 15, 2017 Contact: Campaign Manager, Theo Fetter, JamesEhlersForVermont@gmail.com Winooski, VT — Today, James Ehlers, Democratic candidate for Vermont Governor, announced his strong support of Senator Bernie Sanders’ recently introduced plan for Universal Healthcare for all Americans. With his firm belief that Vermonters’ access to high quality healthcare […]
President Trump promised a veto while a Republican senator called for the Congressional Budget Office to score Sanders’ single-payer bill.
She was not a good candidate. Otherwise, she would not have lost to Donald Trump.
The Vermont senator and his allies did not identify the cost of or funding source for such a program, which drew jeers from Republicans.