With tag: senator_sanders
Sanders, EPA Tout Vermont Guard's Solar Project
By Kirk Carapezza
Bernie Sanders and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency say the
Vermont National Guard is a national model for what other military bases can do
to cut their reliance on fossil fuel and become less dependent on foreign oil.
Vt. Delegation Is Relieved By Supreme Court Decision
Vermont's Congressional delegation expressed relief at Thursday's Supreme Court
ruling, hoping to now focus on
the implementation of President Obama's Affordable Care Act without the cloud of legal uncertainty.
Sanders Fights Postal Service Layoffs
By Melody Bodette
Senator Bernie Sanders says he doesn't want to see 100,000 postal
workers laid off in the midst of a recession. The plan by the postal service
includes 245 lay offs in the White River Junction area.
Sanders Wants To Form Bi-Partisan Support For Heating Assistance
Senator Bernie Sanders is working to build a bi-partisan group to
support additional funds for the Low Income Heating Assistance Program. Last
year, Vermont received roughly $23 million in LIHEAP funds. But the
Obama Administration has proposed cutting the appropriation in half.