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2014-06-05 12:31:24

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement regarding Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders' legislative action plan to address issues at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "We laud Sen. Sanders' push to fix the long-standing problems that are at the root of the...

2014-05-15 23:00:28

AMVETS, a major veteran advocacy voice, was omitted from today's Senate hearing on Veterans' Health Care. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) responded today to Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for their omission from today's Veterans' Health Care hearing. AMVETS is one of four members of the Independent Budget and a major voice for the health and welfare of nearly 23 million American veterans. The...

2013-09-25 23:29:00

Members of Congress and Dental Professionals Gather to Discuss the Cost of Dental Care Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 To continue the discussion on the importance of oral health for all Americans, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) chaired a Senate Health subcommittee hearing on Sept. 12 about the cost of dental care in the United States, focusing on how those who most need dental care are the least likely to get it. Oral Health America applauds this effort to bring attention to the...

2013-02-15 23:01:35

The following statements on the carbon tax bill introduced by Sens. Barbara Boxer and Bernie Sanders from energy and tax experts at The Heartland Institute — a free-market think tank — may be used for attribution. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Sens. Bernie Sanders and Barbara Boxer today introduced a bill to tax carbon emissions on entities such as coal mines, oil refineries, and natural gas processing points. The legislation would set a $20 tax for each ton of carbon...

2012-01-30 19:15:00

Bill Supports Essential Programs for Growing Baby Boomer Population: Housing, Health Care, Food, Transportation, Job Training, Legal Services Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) expressed strong support for Sen. Bernie Sanders´ (I-Vt.) recent introduction of a bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA). Important initiatives of the reauthorization include meals program improvements, preventive health care, modernization...

2011-08-04 18:27:00

FSTV to deliver live call-in program with the longest serving independent member of Congress and hosted by the nation's most popular progressive talk radio and television host. DENVER, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the last six years, the widely-acclaimed The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann has devoted one hour each Friday, to a live call-in segment entitled Brunch with Bernie, where Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) interacts live with audiences from across the nation. Free...

2011-05-10 09:30:00

"The Massachusetts Nurses Association today praised Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA), for introducing the American Health Security Act." CANTON, Mass., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., EDT, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA), will hold a joint news conference at the Senate Swamp to announce the introduction of the American Health Security Act of 2011 (the Act). (Logo:...


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  • To talk saucily.
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