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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Jr, Independent
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for President
Date Title
June 18, 2015 Sanders Plan Restores Retirement Security to 10 Million Retirees
April 26, 2015 Letter to Edmund Brown, Governor of California - Republican Budget Cuts
April 24, 2015 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Office of the Inspector General - Increase in the Cost of Generic Prescription Drugs
April 20, 2015 Sanders: Republican Budgets Would be "Total Disaster' for Working Americans
April 10, 2015 Sanders Leads Senate Effort to Support Seniors
March 27, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - Funding for Programs under the Older Americans Act
March 23, 2015 New Report From Sanders Lays Bare Republican Budget Gimmicks
March 20, 2015 Sanders: Republican Budget Morally Repugnant and Full of Budget Gimmicks
March 12, 2015 Sanders Files Bill to Strengthen, Expand Social Security
March 12, 2015 Sanders Calls on Congress to Strengthen & Expand Social Security
March 11, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee -The Better Way: Benefits of a Balanced Budget
Feb. 11, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - Social Security Disability Trust Fund Insolvency
Feb. 10, 2015 Sanders Issues New Report Documenting Republican Effort to Cut Social Security
Feb. 10, 2015 Sanders Says Rise In Inequality Jeopardizes Social Security
Feb. 5, 2015 Republicans Want to Cut Social Security Disability Benefits, Sanders Warns
Feb. 3, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal
Jan. 28, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2015-2025
Jan. 22, 2015 ICYMI - Senator Sanders Press Conference on Friday, January 16, 2015
Jan. 20, 2015 Alexander, Murray, Burr, Sanders Introduce Legislation to Support Social and Nutrition Services for Nearly 12 Million U.S. Seniors
Jan. 9, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, United States Senate - Protect Social Security from Partisan Extremists
Dec. 19, 2014 Sanders: Don't Let Republicans Slash Social Security, Medicare
Dec. 15, 2014 Sanders to Defend Social Security on Budget Committee
Dec. 15, 2014 Executive Session
Dec. 10, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 -- Continued
Dec. 2, 2014 Nomination of Robert S. Adler to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
Oct. 24, 2014 The Week in Review
Oct. 22, 2014 Sanders Reacts to Social Security Adjustment
Oct. 7, 2014 Sanders: Paul Ryan is Dead Wrong to Propose Cuts in Social Security and Disabled Veterans' Benefits
Oct. 2, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Swiftly Release Federal Home Heating Aid
Aug. 14, 2014 Stop Postal Service Cuts, Vermont Senators Say
Aug. 13, 2014 Social Security Turns 79
Aug. 13, 2014 Let's Stand Together
May 27, 2014 Why Do People Retire Early?
May 8, 2014 Nomination of Pamela K. Hamamoto to be Representative of the United Stats of America to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva with the Rank of Ambassador
May 2, 2014 The Week in Review
May 1, 2014 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans
April 3, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Seniors Programs
March 31, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Health Care
March 4, 2014 Sanders Statement on President Obama's Budget
Feb. 21, 2014 The Week in Review
Feb. 20, 2014 Sanders Welcomes White House Decision to Protect Social Security
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Feb. 12, 2014 Chairman Sanders Statement on Military Retiree COLAs
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman Federal Trade Commission - Deceptive Medical Credit Cards, Loans
Dec. 11, 2013 Executive Session
Dec. 11, 2013 Budget Pact Protects Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 5, 2013 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed
Nov. 2, 2013 Sanders Leads Opposition to Cuts in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid
Oct. 30, 2013 Senate Panel Advances Older Americans Act
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