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We Must Stand Up to Trump and Protect Nutrition Assistance for Vermont’s Families
Back-to-school season has begun across America. Millions of children have returned to classrooms, ready to start a new school year. Now, thanks to the Trump Administration, hundreds of thousands of struggling families -including many Vermonters — may have to worry about how they will

Delegation Release: Leahy, Sanders And Welch Announce More Than $1 Million In Federal Funding To Repair Colchester Causeway
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2019 - Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Representative Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced Friday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $1,153,409 to repair the Colchester Causeway.   The popular Island Line Trail connect

Sanders announces bill to expand community health center funding
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced a bill Thursday to expand funding for community health centers, in a move to counteract a coming loss of federal funding for these centers if Congress doesn't act by Sept. 30.That date represents the end of the federal fiscal year, and no money has yet been allo

Vermont House passes what could be strongest abortion protections in nation
The Vermont House passed legislation that would enshrine a woman's right to an abortion without restriction, and which, if enacted as is, may provide the strongest reproductive rights protections in the country. The legislation, which passed in a second vote of 106-36, and now heads to the Senate


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