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Bernie Sanders' Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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; 1 Child: Levi; 3 Stepchildren: Heather, Carina, David
Birth Date: 09/08/1941
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Burlington, VT
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Sanders Statement on Tentative Settlement in Bus Strike
March 27, 2014 Vermont Official Warns U.S. Senate Panel: Don't Let Transportation Funding Run Out
July 18, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $3 Million For Deerfield Valley Transit Association
June 29, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act Motion to Proceed--Continued
June 29, 2012 Congress Clears Transportation Bill With $464 Million for Vermont
June 19, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets $8 Million for Rail Upgrades From St. Albans To Canadian Border
June 12, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
June 8, 2012 Five Vermont Airports to Receive $1.2 Million
May 25, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, and the Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees
May 10, 2012 President Taps General Dubie To Be Deputy Commander Of NORTHCOM
April 19, 2012 Governor Shumlin, Congressional Delegation Announce $11 Million for Bridge Work
March 14, 2012 Senate Passes Transportation Bill Providing $408 Million for Vermont
March 12, 2012 Shaheen Applauds Passage of Transportation Bill that will Create Jobs and Improve Infrastructure
Feb. 13, 2012 Sanders Says Highway Bill Would Begin to Address "Infrastructure Crisis'
Jan. 4, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets Nearly $135 Million In Federal Emergency Road Aid
Nov. 9, 2011 Senate Panel Passes Transportation Bill with Sanders Provisions for Vermont
Nov. 1, 2011 Sanders Statement on Senate Passage of Highway Bill to Aid Irene Recovery
Sept. 6, 2011 Hurricane Irene
Sept. 1, 2011 VTrans Enhances Public Information Through Google Maps
Aug. 30, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Aug. 29, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Aug. 26, 2011 The Week in Review
Aug. 3, 2011 Sanders on Partial Shutdown of FAA
July 21, 2011 Sanders Calls for Investment in Vermont Roads and Bridges
April 14, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation; and the Honorable Joseph Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad
April 5, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Thad Cochran, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, The Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriat
Feb. 16, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Feb. 2, 2011 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
Dec. 15, 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010
Dec. 14, 2010 Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010
Dec. 9, 2010 Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2010
Dec. 6, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Dec. 3, 2010 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of United States Department of Transportation
Oct. 4, 2010 Vermont Delegation: New Transit Buses Will Roll Into Vermont
Sept. 29, 2010 Delegation Welcomes Release of Funds for "Vermonter' High-Speed Rail Project
Aug. 6, 2010 Letter to Secretary LaHood and Administrator Szabo
May 21, 2010 Release: Sanders Supports Stronger Fuel Efficiency, Not More Dangerous Drilling
Feb. 18, 2010 Lautenberg Leads Effort to Include Significant Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Jobs Agenda
Sept. 15, 2009 Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Aug. 5, 2009 Politico: Senate Sprints To Recess
Aug. 5, 2009 Brattleboro Reformer: Clunker Program Spurs Local Car Sales
Aug. 4, 2009 Release: Sanders Supports More Cash for Clunkers
May 21, 2009 Release: Senators Introduce Measure Ensuring Safe Routes to School
May 19, 2009 Release: Sanders Welcomes New Auto Emission Curbs
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - The Need for Transportation Investment
March 11, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal for the Department of Energy
Jan. 26, 2009 Sanders Welcomes New Initiative on Global Warming
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