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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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
Issue Position: Global Warming/Energy and Environment
June 18, 2014 "The Future of Our Planet is in Doubt,' Sanders Warns as Panel Oks Tar Sands Pipeline
June 9, 2014 Executive Session
June 9, 2014 The Great Recession
June 2, 2014 Sanders Welcomes Carbon Limits Much: More Needed to Curb Global Warming
June 2, 2014 EPA Proposes New Emissions Rule
May 19, 2014 Roads and Jobs
May 16, 2014 U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses Vermont Energy Summit
May 16, 2014 U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses Vermont Energy Summit
May 16, 2014 U.S. Energy Secretary in Vermont
May 15, 2014 Energy Efficiency Sabotaged
May 14, 2014 Sander, Welch Bill Would give States More Say in Nuclear Plant Shutdowns
May 13, 2014 Sanders Bill Would Give States More Say In Nuclear Plant Shutdowns
May 13, 2014 Senators Markey, Boxer and Sanders Introduce Legislation to Increase Safety at Nuclear Plants
May 13, 2014 Nuclear Plant Safety
May 2, 2014 Letter to Allison Macfarlane, Chairwoman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Licensee Exemptions
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
Feb. 21, 2014 The Week in Review
Feb. 11, 2014 Sanders Statement on Vermont Ranking No. 1 in Solar Power Jobs per Capita
Jan. 31, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.5 Million in Heating Assistance for VT
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Max Baucus, Chair, and Orrin Hatch, Ranking Member, of the Senate Finance Committee - Clean Energy Tax Incentives Extension
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Allison MacFarlane, Chair Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear "Don't Ask Don't Tell' Policy Endangering Public Safety
Nov. 4, 2013 U.S. Solar Testing Center Launched in Vermont
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 20, 2013 Statement on EPA Power Plant Rules
Sept. 18, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Sept. 15, 2013 Letter to Democratic Colleagues - The Continuing Resolution
Sept. 12, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Aug. 27, 2013 Vermont Yankee Shutdown is "Good News,' Sanders Says
July 26, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Bachus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Taxes and the Environment
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to Nuclear Regulator Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane - Nuclear Regulation
Jan. 28, 2013 Sanders Opposes Vermont Wind Moratorium
Jan. 2, 2013 Sanders Statement on Passage of Fiscal Bill
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
Sept. 11, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Aug. 20, 2012 Smart Grid Helps Vermont Save Energy
June 20, 2012 Senate Supports Clean Air Measure: Sanders to Inhofe: "Stop Poisoning Our Children'
June 20, 2012 Disapproval of EPA Emission Standards Rule
June 13, 2012 Sanders Voices Reservations on NRC Nominee
May 24, 2012 Statement on NRC Nominee
May 21, 2012 Statement on Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman
May 10, 2012 Sanders, Ellison Introduce Bill to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
April 23, 2012 Geothermal Gains in Vermont
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
April 9, 2012 Sanders Hosts Clean Energy Investment Summit
Feb. 18, 2012 Statement on Vermont Yankee Appeal
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