NEWS: Sanders and Colleagues Introduce Legislation to End Rigged Tax Code as Inequality Increases

WASHINGTON, March 25 – In a continued effort to combat rising economic inequality, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday introduced two pieces of legislation to end our rigged tax code and ensure the wealthiest people and largest corporations pay their fair share – the For the 99.5% Act and the Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Chris Van

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Sanders, Gillibrand, and Casey Call on FCC to Swiftly Expand Access to Essential 2-1-1 Program to Thousands of Vulnerable Americans Who Lack Consistent Cell Service

Since The Start Of The Pandemic, 2-1-1 Call Centers Have Reported 248% Increase In Call Volume Related To Food And Housing Insecurity And Public Health Information While 9-1-1 And Other Emergency Calls Are Guaranteed Without An Active Contract With A Telecommunication Carrier, The Senators Argue That 2-1-1 Is An Additional Lifeline For Many Vulnerable Americans And Must Be Accessible To

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NEWS: Sanders, Khanna, Doggett, Welch, Bush Introduce Sweeping Legislation to Lower Drug Prices

Sanders Today Chairs Subcommittee Hearing on Pharma Greed WASHINGTON, March 23 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Reps. Ro Khanna, (D-Calif.), Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), and Cori Bush (D-Mo.), along with more than two dozen colleagues, on Tuesday introduced sweeping legislation to drastically reduce the cost of prescription drugs in the United States. The package of bills includes: The

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Media Advisory: Sanders to Hold Subcommittee Hearing on Soaring Cost of Prescription Drugs

WASHINGTON, March 18 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Chair of the Subcommittee on Primary Health And Retirement Security of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, announced a subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, March 23, at 10 a.m. to address why Americans pay the highest prices for prescription drugs in the world. This will be Sanders’ first hearing as chairman of

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Sanders Praises $711 Million in Federal Funds for Affordable Housing

BURLINGTON – March 17 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) applauded the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s announcement that the National Housing Trust Fund will receive a record $711 million this year to build, preserve and rehabilitate affordable rental housing for extremely low-income families. This is more than double the funding allocated for the Trust Fund in 2020, which Sanders helped

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