Tag Archives: Sen. Bernie Sanders

State News
October 25, 2017

Sanders to stay an independent if he makes 2018 run

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday he would run for the U.S Senate next year as an independent, not as a Democrat. On Monday, the senator sought to downplay his weekend remarks and claimed he had not decided yet whether to run.

Op - Ed
September 20, 2017

Sanders’ single payer, fringe or mainstream?

By Jon Margolis, VTDigger

That was an impressive event starring Sen. Bernie Sanders last week, reflecting impressive political progress for him and his allies.

Just a couple of years ago, Sanders couldn’t get a single cosponsor on a bill to create a “Medicare-for-all” single payer health…

State News
December 22, 2015

$1.1 billion allocated to Vermont in Transportation Bill

On Dec. 2, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced that a five-year, $305 billion transportation bill agreement reached Tuesday by House and Senate negotiators will deliver nearly $1.1 billion to Vermont to improve the state’s roadways.

The passage of the new Federal Transportation Bill, known as the…