Senator Bernie Sanders



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.

U.S. Senate, 2007-present


Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-08-03
Format: 2021-08-03
Town Meeting on Broadband - 09/25/2010
Sen. Bernie Sanders hosted a forum September 25, 2010 in Randolph Center, Vermont on the $116 million in federal stimulus grants and loans awarded to Vermont Telephone Co. to extend broadband to Vermont's under-served communities. Sen. Sanders...
New Burlington Schools Summer Program - 08/02/2010
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Burlington School District Superintendent Jeanne Collins; Jim Down and Bobby Riley, co-principals of the summer school, report on Burlington’s new summer program which received federal funding secured by Sanders, a...
Town Meeting in Putney on Health Care and Jobs - 07/31/2010
Bernie Sanders continues his tour through Vermont Town Meeting Style, this time in Windham County's own Putney, Vermont. For more information: 1-800-339-9834, Http://
Vermont Senators Leahy and Sanders Announce Dairy Price Stabilization - 07/12/2010
U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) detail legislation to stabilize dairy prices and save family farms. Vermont Agriculture Secretary Roger Allbee and Vermont dairy farmers Amanda St. Pierre, Travis Forgues, Beth Kennett, and...
Announcement of Funds for 40 School Gardens - 06/04/2010
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announces at Burlington's Champlain Elementary Scool, funding for community gardens at 40 Vermont schools. Champlain School has just established a school community garden. The garden is fully prepared, the beds all...
Federal Funding for Army National Guard Outreach and Childcare - 06/01/2010
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Maj. Gen. Michael Dubie, the Vermont National Guard adjutant general, announce federal funding that the senator secured to continue Vermont’s model veterans’ outreach program.  They also ...
Telephone Conference Call About Energy Legislation - 05/27/2010
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) discusses legislation he is introducing to ban offshore drilling along America’s ocean coastlines and increase fuel efficiency in American cars..
Town Meeting on the No Child Left Behind Act and Education Reform - 05/10/2010
Senator Sanders Town Meeting on Education, held in South Burlington, VT. focussing on 'No Child Left Behind and Education Reform.  Joining Senator Sanders are Armando Vilaseca, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Education, Martha...
Roundtable on Geothermal Energy - 04/17/2010
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S Department of Energy Cathy Zoi, along with a panel of Vermont experts and homeowners discuss the ways in which geothermal energy can help move Vermont...
Newly Passed Health Care Reform - Expanding Primary Health Care - 04/12/2010
Senator Bernie Sanders with representatives of Vermont’s eight Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) discuss the impact of the newly-passed health care reform bill on expanding primary health care in Vermont.
Energy Conservation Grants for Vermont Communities - 03/29/2010
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Gov. James Douglas announce energy efficiency and conservation grants for 147 schools, towns, and cities across the state.
Forum On Danish Health Care System - 03/22/2010
Senator Bernie Sanders hosts Danish Ambassador Friis Arne Petersen for a forum on the Danish Health Care System.  UVM Medical Students and Staff participate in the forum held on the campus of UVM Medical School.
Community Health Center of Burlington - Open House, Free Checkups - 03/08/2010
Senator Bernie Sanders; Jack Donnelly, executive director of the Community Health Center of Burlington; Dr. Patti Fisher, medical director of the center holds a press conference on free medical exams, testing (March 14th.).
Press Conference on Support for Vermont Senior Centers - 03/01/2010
Senator Bernie Sanders announced federal funding he secured for equipment and renovations at 34 senior centers across the state. Joining Senator Bernie Sanders; Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur, associate state director for AARP Vermont; Diane Novak,...
Press Conference on Solar in Schools Program - 02/19/2010
Senator Bernie Sanders engages students on their proposals to purchase educational, small-scale solar energy installations through the Sanders-funded 'Solar in Schools' program.