NEWS: Sanders Stands with Over 8,000 Striking Kroger Workers and Demands Grocery Chain Reach a Fair Agreement
Despite being one of the nation’s largest retailers – that raked in billions during the pandemic – more than 60% of Kroger workers don’t make enough money to pay basic expenses; 68% are food insecure; 44% are unable to pay rent; 39% are unable to pay for groceries; and 14% are currently homeless or have been in the past year.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Sanders and U.S. Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell to Hold Virtual Town Meeting with Vermont Firefighters and EMS Providers
Burlington, Vt., Jan 14 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), joined by U.S. Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell, will hold a virtual town meeting with Vermont firefighters and EMS providers on Saturday, January 29. During this virtual event, Sanders and Moore-Merrell will hear from career and volunteer Vermont firefighters and EMS providers on the challenges they are facing, and how the
Ahead of Friday Earnings Call, Sanders, Baldwin, and Warren Call on BlackRock to Intervene and End Long-Running Strike WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 – As 1,100 miners at Warrior Met Coal enter their tenth month on strike for fair wages, health care, and retirement benefits, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Thursday, along with Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), sent a
More than 50 Democratic Colleagues Joined Sanders to Sponsor the Masks for All Act in the House and Senate WASHNGTON, Jan. 12 – As the world enters the third year of the coronavirus pandemic, with Omicron surging and cases skyrocketing, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) Wednesday, with more than 50 of his Democratic colleagues in the Senate and House, reintroduced lifesaving
NEWS: Sanders and Padilla Lead Letter with Colleagues to Billionaire Bob Rich in Support of Striking Bakery Workers in California
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 – Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) Tuesday, along with their colleagues Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), sent a letter to Bob Rich Jr., Chairman and majority owner of the Rich Products Corporation, to express support for the 100 or so bakery workers