NEWS: Sanders Statement on Extension of Eviction Moratorium

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 – Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday issued the following statement after President Joe Biden announced his administration would put in place a new 60-day eviction moratorium in areas with high levels of COVID-19 infections: “As we’re combatting a deadly pandemic that caused a level of economic suffering we’ve not seen in this country since the Great Depression,

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Over $18 Million in Federal Aid Provided to Vermont Venues

Relief provided as a result of the Congressional delegation leadership in both chambers of Congress WASHINGTON – Vermont’s Congressional Delegation, Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bernard Sanders, and Representative Peter Welch, on Tuesday congratulated the most recent Vermont recipients of the U.S. Small Business Administration Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG). SVOG was created by legislation authored by Welch, with full support from Senator Leahy and Senator Sanders in

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NEWS: Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Treasury To Release Funding For Vermont Counties Secured Through The American Rescue Plan

Delegation Secures Key Change In Treasury’s Process To Distribute COVID Relief Funds To Vermont’s Local Communities WASHINGTON (FRIDAY, July 30, 2021) – Vermont’s Congressional Delegation, Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch, announced Friday that the U.S. Treasury Department will release funding secured through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) designated for communities in Vermont’s 14 counties.  The funding had been held back

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NEWS: Sanders, Leahy, Schumer, and Gillibrand Introduce Bill To Reauthorize Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership

WASHINGTON (TUESDAY, July 27, 2021) – U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) Tuesday introduced a bill to reauthorize the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (CVNHP).  Established in 2006 to recognize and promote the importance of the historical, cultural, recreational and economic resources of the Champlain Valley, the CVNHP is slated to

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Sanders to Visit Vermont Summer Program on Friday

BURLINGTON, July 22 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Friday will visit Twinfield Union School’s summer program.  Sanders secured $71 million to be used over three years for summer and after school programming through the American Rescue Plan. In Vermont, this funding has helped create new and expanded opportunities for all kindergarten through high school students, including expanding the number

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NEWS: Sanders, Murphy, Lee Introduce Sweeping, Bipartisan Legislation To Overhaul Congress’ Role In National Security

The National Security Powers Act Safeguards Congressional Prerogative in Use of Military Force, Emergency Powers, and Arms Exports by Cutting Off Funding for Activities Lacking Authorization WASHINGTON, July 20 — Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah) Tuesday introduced bipartisan legislation to reclaim Congress’ critical role in national security matters. The National Security Powers Act specifically safeguards congressional prerogatives in the

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