MEDIA ADVISORY: Sanders, Welch, and Balint on Monday to Announce Millions in Federal Funding for Vermont Communities

WASHINGTON, March 15 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), and a representative from the office of Congresswoman Becca Balint (Vt.-AL) this coming week on Monday, March 18 at 1:00 p.m. will hold a press conference to announce millions in federal funding that the Vermont Congressional Delegation secured on behalf of Vermont projects to address critical needs across the state.

The funding for the Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) projects was included in the first package of Fiscal Year 2024 appropriations bills that passed the U.S. Senate last Friday and was signed into law by President Biden on Saturday. The $460 billion package was passed in time to avoid a government shutdown of many key federal agencies.

What: Press Conference with the Congressional Delegation to Announce Vermont CDS Projects
When: Monday, March 18, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
Where: 1 Church St., Burlington, VT, 3rd Floor at Sen. Bernie Sanders’ office
Note: All attendees are expected to follow Vermont Department of Health guidance, monitor symptoms, and are encouraged to take a rapid COVID-19 test prior to the event.