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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders
Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 4 Children: Levi, Heather, Carina, David
Birth Date: 09/08/1941
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Burlington, VT
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Sanders Backs EPA Curbs on Power Plant Pollution
July 25, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Overseas Jobs
July 23, 2014 The Debate is Over
July 18, 2014 Sanders' Legislation Would Cut Off Government Contracts for Corporate Deserters
July 15, 2014 Hundreds of Thousands Speak Out for Net Neutrality as Public Comment Deadline Nears
July 15, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality
July 9, 2014 The Huffington Post -Why We Need a Carbon Tax
June 26, 2014 Durbin, Brown, Warren, Baldwin, Sanders: Tax Credits Would Go to Companies that Invest in American Workers, Not Ship Jobs Overseas
June 9, 2014 Executive Session
June 2, 2014 Worker-Owned Businesses
June 2, 2014 Sanders Welcomes Carbon Limits Much: More Needed to Curb Global Warming
April 9, 2014 Sens. Brown, Schatz, Warren, Sanders, and Blumenthal Announce Legislation Protecting Consumers From Inaccurate Credit Reports And Scores
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 21, 2014 The Week in Review
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzer, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - As Propane Prices Soar, Congressional Delegation Seeks Emergency Export Curbs
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - Deceptive Medical Credit Cards, Loans
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Dec. 9, 2013 San Francisco Chronicle - Congress Should Put a Price on Carbon Pollution
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Mary Jo White, United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Oct. 17, 2013 Playboy - The Playboy Interview: Bernie Sanders
July 30, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
July 28, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Federal Reserve and Jobs
July 2, 2013 Sanders Statement on Corporate Tax Rates
June 21, 2013 Sanders' Youth Jobs Plan Advances in Senate
June 17, 2013 Sanders Amendment Would Help Young American Workers, Stop Abuse of Foreign Students
June 2, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript - Health Care and Entitlements
April 30, 2013 Letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White - Protect Consumers' Legal Rights Against Wall Street
April 24, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act
March 14, 2013 Senate Budget Committee Adopts Sanders Amendment on Corporate Tax Evasion
March 11, 2013 Sanders: Budget Cuts Hurting Vermonters
March 7, 2013 Sen. Lautenberg Joins Sen. Sanders in Introducing Free Credit Score Legislation
March 6, 2013 Free Credit Score Legislation Introduced
Feb. 28, 2013 Lawmakers Introduce Targeted Wall Street Trading Tax
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to Acting Administrator Perciasepe - Environmental Health
Feb. 7, 2013 Sanders, Schakowsky Propose Tax Fairness Act
Feb. 1, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: The Economy
Jan. 24, 2013 Sanders Statement on Gas Prices
Sept. 28, 2012 Sanders Statement on Court Ruling in CFTC Case
July 23, 2012 Sanders Bills Would Boost Worker-Owned Businesses
July 12, 2012 Statement on U.S. Olympic Uniforms Made in China
March 21, 2012 Senate Bill Would Force Emergency Action to Cut Gas Prices
Nov. 21, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Oct. 28, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Oct. 26, 2011 Letter to Department of State Inspector General Geisel
Oct. 8, 2011 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
July 5, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
June 15, 2011 Release: Vermont Counties Granted Disaster Declaration
April 12, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
March 22, 2011 Obama Administration, Governor Shumlin Announce Funds to Spur at Least $132 Million in New Lending to Vermont Small Businesses
March 18, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
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