Senator Bernie Sanders tours the 3rd annual Solar Decathlon on the National Mall. Primarily sponsored by the Dept. of Energy, the event joins 20 college and university teams in a competition to design, build, and operate the most attractive and energy-efficient solar-powered house. Below, Senator Sanders meets with students representing Kansas State University’s home featuring photovoltaic panels, and Germany’s Technische Universität Darmstadt’s home built with louvered photovoltaic panels.
Senator Bernie Sanders met with four Vermont members of the National Youth Leadership Forum, who were in Washington, D.C. to get an inside look at the fields of national security, diplomacy, intelligence and defense. Pictured are Erin Conway, Meghan O’Daniel and Bobby Worley of Vergennes Union High School, and Adam Norton of Essex High School.
Senator Sanders joined local health care leaders at The Health Center in Plainfield for a groundbreaking to kickoff the center's expansion. The Plainfield center and other Federally Qualified Health Centers in Vermont have become models of the right way to provide health care to underserved communities. Senator Sanders‘ goal is to have a health center in every region of the state. Currently health centers provide care to 86,000 Vermonters at more than 20 sites.
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The Senator spoke at the Vermont Health Careers Awareness Month Kick-Off Event. The event was sponsored by the AHEC (Area Health Education Centers) Program and Office of Primary Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine and took place at Missisquoi Valley Union High School in Swanton, VT.
Senator Sanders hosted a town meeting in St. Albans to discuss issues facing Department of Homeland Security employees in Vermont. More than one hundred people showed up at the St. Albans Historical Museum on the evening of Wednesday, October 10, 2007 to voice their concerns, give their opinions, and hear from local and national labor leaders as well as Senator Sanders. These employees are facing low morale, high turnover and attacks from the Bush administration, which wants to replace federal workers with private contractors and continues to eliminate positions along the northern border despite ever-increasing spending on homeland security.