On Friday, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., used his Twitter account to respond to an op-ed Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., got published in Manchin’s home state that accused the senator of standing in the way of the $3.5 trillion Build Back Better Act.
Bernie, what percentage of the federal income tax collections from these highest income taxpayers would you consider their fair share, so you could quit demagoging the issue?
Filings with the Federal Election Commission show that Haugen is a regular donor to Democrats, contributing to several campaigns including those of Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont opted not to support a joint statement condemning protesters who followed Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona into a bathroom because the condemnation did not rebuke Sinema’s moderate political views.
What status will the Vermont voter have when state spending is not done by state agencies but by a detached nonprofit organization? Forget a career in business, the trades, or the professions; the nonprofits are the future. Just follow the money.
Both Stenger and Quiros have pleaded guilty to various charges stemming from an FBI investigation into their fraud (over the AnC biotech facility project in Newport). But the Vermont political machines that eagerly aided and abetted the fraudsters haven’t suffered much, if any.
With the IIJA’s passing, senators are now set to take up their budget resolution. The mammoth resolution, unveiled by Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders, addresses priorities including health care, climate change and immigration and as outlined costs $3.5 trillion.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Thursday, as a chairman of the Primary Health and Retirement Security Committee, argued that differences in life expectancy among varying income and education brackets are justifications for more and bigger government.
In addition to meeting with adults, I also had the chance to play some ball with dozens of young Vermonters who are attending summer programs funded by the American Rescue Plan Act. These young Vermonters are the future leaders of our country.
Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders is set to introduce legislation Thursday that would block a $735 million arms sale to Israel.
Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders ripped Democratic efforts to reinstate state and local tax deductions, saying that the move sends a “terrible, terrible message.”
The legislation, titled the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, aims to combat corporate greed and “end outrageous CEO pay,” Sen. Bernie Sanders said in a press release Wednesday.