On Saturday June 1 Senator Sanders held three town meetings on veterans issues in White River Jct., Brattleboro, and Bennington. Over 350 people came out to share their thoughts about what’s working well in the VA health care system and to discuss what could be improved. Appearing with Senator Sanders at each meeting was VA Medical Center Director, Deb Amdur.
Sen. Bernie Sanders hosted three town meetings with Danish Ambassador Peter Taksøe-Jensen to discuss how the people of Denmark enjoy some of the best health care, education, and environmental protection in the world.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) hosted a summit meeting today on Capitol Hill with seniors, veterans and other grassroots groups united to protect Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and veterans from budget cuts proposed by congressional Republicans and some Democrats.
The event drew hundreds of opponents of a proposal by President Barack Obama to cut cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security and disabled veterans by revising how the consumer price index is calculated.