“These struggling farmers must worry about staying afloat with the prospect of losing their workforce without warning,” the congressional delegation and others wrote to ICE as three activists await deportation.
The Vermont senator does not support Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s decision to filibuster the Gorsuch nomination, which would effectively block a full Senate vote.
Sanders said depriving an elderly person in Vermont a hot meal in order to give more tax breaks to billionaires is “a sick mentality.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders said many of the financial struggles educators and students are facing are the result of the political power of billionaire conservative donors.
News Release — Vermont National Education Association March 22, 2017 Contact: Darren Allen 802.224.2403 (office) 802.839.8618 (mobile) Bernie talks with state’s educators during their annual meeting in his only town hall devoted entirely to education issues MONTPELIER – Sen. Bernie Sanders will conduct a town hall-style discussion with members of Vermont-NEA Saturday during the union’s […]
News Release — St. Johnsbury Academy March 17, 2016 Contact: Phoebe Cavanaugh Cobb, Marketing and Communications St. Johnsbury Academy 1000 Main Street St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819 802-751-2336 Email: [email protected] Web: www.stjohnsburyacademy.org St. Johnsbury Academy’s speaker at the school’s 174th Commencement taking place on Monday, June 5th, will be Senator Bernie Sanders. The senator’s website describes […]
Leahy, Sanders and Welch lambaste Trump administration for not focusing on “removing those people who pose a threat to public safety or national security.”
Vermont’s congressional delegation will hold a joint town meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hazen Union School in Hardwick. U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., will hold the forum to discuss a wide array of issues with constituents. In a joint statement, Leahy, Sanders and Welch […]
Sanders toured Green Mountain Power’s Solar City operation. The utility can now store solar energy through state-of-the-art control systems that enable the utility to tap power at times of high demand.
While Sanders has been highly critical of the president’s plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Veterans Administration care system would get more funding under Trump’s budget.
The president’s plan eliminates many federal programs and shifts the financial and regulatory burden of government on to the states. Read VTDigger’s complete analysis of how the budget would impact Vermont.
Many Trump supporters, according to Sanders, are working class people who don’t believe in tax breaks for billionaires, or support cuts to Social Security, Medicaid or Medicare.
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders March 16, 2017 Contact: Sanders Press Office [email protected] WASHINGTON, March 16 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Thursday after President Donald Trump released his budget: “President Trump’s budget is morally obscene and bad economic policy. It will cause devastating pain to the very people Trump promised […]
A key committee chair was inundated with postcards advocating that presidential candidates be forced to release the documents. But time is likely to run out for the bill this year.