Senator Bernie Sanders

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Bernie Sanders was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history. http://sanders.senate.gov/

U.S. Senate, 2007-present

 

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-08-23
Format: 2019-08-23
Wind Energy - 01/28/2013
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Paul Burns, Vermont Public Interest Research Group, discuss the importance of wind energy in the fight against global warming and the need to defeat a moratorium on wind energy projects in the state of Vermont....
Budget Deficit Deals - 11/12/2012
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a Senate Budget Committee member, shares his thoughts, one day before Congress reconvenes to debate automatic spending cuts and tax changes.
Hunger in Vermont - 10/09/2012
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) addresses dramatic decreases in donations through The Emergency Food Assistance Program, which provides food at no cost to low-income Americans in need of short-term hunger relief through organizations like the...
Burlington Electric Energy Efficiency Grant - 10/01/2012
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, and Department of Public Service Commissioner Elizabeth Miller today plan to announce a $1 million grant for an energy efficiency program in Burlington. The U.S. Economic...
EPA Administrator at Vermont National Guard Solar Installation - 08/23/2012
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson tour a solar power installation at the Vermont National Guard, sharing insights at this press conference. One of the largest solar projects at any...
Press Conference on the Benefits of the Smart-Grid in Vermont - 08/20/2012
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and some of the state's environmental leaders' news conference on the benefits of “smart grid” technology in Vermont. Vermont is a leader in the nation on development of a smarter, stronger, more...
Senate Field Hearing - Vermont Gas Prices - 08/06/2012
U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee holds a field hearing to explore gasoline prices in northwestern Vermont.  Sen. Bernie Sanders chairs the hearing. Witnesses include Ben Brockwell, director of data, pricing and information...
Employee Ownership Bills - 07/23/2012
Sen. Sanders announces legislation to provide training, grants, and technical support for programs promoting employee ownership and participation.  He will also introduce a bill creating a U.S. Employee Ownership Bank to provide loans and loan...
Washington D.C. June Report - 06/01/2012
Sen. Bernie Sanders discussed a range of issues in this 30 minute segment recorded in the U.S. Senate studios in Washington D.C.
Sanders, Other Lawmakers Call for House Passage of Postal Service Reform Bill - 04/27/2012
During a conference call with postmasters and postal supervisors from around the country, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and other lawmakers call on the U.S. House to pass a postal service reform bill that cleared the Senate on Wednesday. ...
News Conference on Geothermal Energy - 04/23/2012
Sen. Sanders is joined by business leaders from the geothermal industry, and customers who are utilizing this technology. Geothermal systems provide heat that is approximately a third the cost of oil, and installation costs for homeowners is offset...
Clean Energy Investment Summit - 04/09/2012
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Gov. Peter Shumlin and the Vermont Department of Public Service on Monday host a Vermont Clean Energy Investment Summit.   In addition to the senator and governor, featured speakers will include Maj. Gen....
Clean Energy Investment Summit Panel - 04/09/2012
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Gov. Peter Shumlin and the Vermont Department of Public Service on Monday host a Vermont Clean Energy Investment Summit.   In addition to the senator and governor, featured speakers will include Maj. Gen....
Town Meeting Part 1 - 02/04/2012
Senator Sanders Town Meeting at Jericho Community Center.
Town Meeting Part 2 - 02/04/2012
Senator Sanders Town Meeting at Jericho Community Center.

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