Vermont receives Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from FEMA

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 […]






Sanders and colleagues call on Trump to crack down on offshoring

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 […]



Congressional delegation announces $480,000 in federal funds for electric buses

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 […]





Sanders amendments included in National Defense Authorization Act reauthorization

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 […]




James Ehlers supports Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ proposal

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 […]