Dr. Mark Levin (second from left), a primary care physician and head of the Vermont chapter of American College of Physicians, met with Senator Sanders and his staff to discuss the future of health care in Vermont. Joining the meeting were Talia Ben-Jacob (far left) and Erik Rufa of the University of Vermont School of Medicine.
Senator Bernie Sanders met with Steve Voigt of King Arthur Flour (Norwich, Vermont) and Cindy Turcot of Gardener Supply Company (Burlington, Vermont) along with other employees to discuss the benfits of employee ownership.
Joined by Vermont veterans' advocates, Senator Bernie Sanders announced at a press conference in his Burlington Senate office the introduction of the Comprehensive Veterans Benefits Improvement Act. The legislation, crafted with input from veterans' service organizations, would improve health care, insurance, housing, pensions and other benefits.
The speakers included Ed Laviletta, VFW national legislative officer for Vermont; Winston Dowland, Vermont Disabled American Veterans legislative chairman and past department commander; and Marvin Minkler, a members of Sanders' Veterans Advisory Council.
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