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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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: Corporate Control of the Media
July 15, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Net Neutrality
July 15, 2014 Hundreds of Thousands Speak Out for Net Neutrality as Public Comment Deadline Nears
May 20, 2014 Sanders: Thousands Speak Up for Net-Neutrality
May 15, 2014 Sanders Statement on FCC
May 14, 2014 Save Net Neutrality
May 14, 2014 Thousands Use Sanders Senate Website to Protest FCC Plan on Net-Neutrality
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Free and Open Internet
May 2, 2014 The Week in Review
April 24, 2014 Sanders Statement on Net Neutrality
March 25, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: National Security Agency Data Collection
Feb. 14, 2014 The Week in Review
Jan. 16, 2014 Cold Shoulder for Global Warming on Sunday TV
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Fox News Chair Roger Ailes, CBS News President David Rhodes, ABC News President Ben Sherwood, NBC News President Deborah Turness - Cover Global Warming
Jan. 15, 2014 Sanders Statement on Verizon v. FCC
Jan. 3, 2014 Letter to Keith Alexander, Director of the National Security Agency - Is NSA Spying on Congress?
Oct. 28, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Campaign Finance
July 26, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Bachus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Taxes and the Environment
July 17, 2013 Vermont at Cutting Edge on Broadband
May 1, 2013 Sanders Raises Questions on FCC Nominee
April 5, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, and Shumlin: $1.6 M. Disaster Grant Will Help Prevent Digital Isolation In Future Disasters
Feb. 11, 2013 Sanders Statement on Navy SEAL on Osama bin Laden Mission Caught in VA Backlog
July 30, 2012 Cybersecurity Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
May 10, 2012 Statement on U.S. Postal Service Finances
Jan. 26, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Dec. 22, 2011 Vermont Receives $3.6 Million for LIHEAP, Delegation Fights for More
Sept. 1, 2011 VTrans Enhances Public Information Through Google Maps
June 29, 2011 Letter to Chairman Inouye and Ranking Member Cochran
May 26, 2011 Sanders Votes Against "Patriot Act' Extension
May 24, 2011 Sanders to FCC: Let Vermont Regulate Cable TV
Jan. 18, 2011 Release: Sanders Statement on Comcast Takeover of NBC
Dec. 23, 2010 Release: Sanders Statement on FCC and Comcast
Dec. 14, 2010 Letter to Christine Varney, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice
Nov. 16, 2010 Sanders to FCC: Stop Comcast-NBC Merger
Nov. 8, 2010 Sanders Cites Olbermann Suspension in Bid to Block NBC-Comcast Merger
Sept. 25, 2010 Vermonters Win Assurances on Broadband Service
Aug. 18, 2010 Delegation: New Stimulus Funding for Vermont Broadband
July 28, 2010 Special Report: Impact of the Stimulus on Vermont
March 13, 2009 FOX "Interview With Senator Bernie Sanders" - TRanscript
Feb. 5, 2009 Bill To Improve Intelligence Oversight Introduced
Jan. 8, 2009 Sanders Supports Digital TV Delay
Jan. 7, 2009 Statement on Vermont's Peter Freyne
Nov. 7, 2008 Soaring Unemployment Underscores Need for Economic Recovery Bill
Aug. 16, 2008 The Vermont Journal - Comcastic?
June 25, 2008 Sanders Opposes Surveillance Bill, Cosponsors Amendment to Strike Telecom Immunity
Dec. 18, 2007 Sanders Opposes FCC Media-Ownership Rule
Dec. 17, 2007 Letter to Kevin Martin, FCC Chairman, Re: Consequences of Moving Ahead Without Public Input
Dec. 12, 2007 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, Re: Support for FISA Bill with More Oversight, without Telecom Immunity
Dec. 12, 2007 Senators Push for FISA Bill with more Oversight, without Telecom Immunity
Nov. 16, 2007 The Week in Review
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