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Date Title Officials Location
Sept. 10, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 4, 2014 Sanders Statement on President Obama's Budget Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 21, 2014 The Week in Review Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Feb. 19, 2014 Sanders Testifies at Statehouse on Education Sen. Bernard Sanders Montpelier, VT
Jan. 16, 2014 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Omnibus Appropriations Bill Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Preserve Role And Funds For VSAC Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2013 News from the Vermont Delegation: Vermont Wins $37 Million for Universal Pre-School Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Dec. 19, 2013 Vermont Wins $37 Million for Pre-School Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2013 Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Expand Access to High-Quality Early Learning Programs Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 19, 2013 Confronting Realities Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 14, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 9, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
Feb. 13, 2013 Sanders Statement on State of the Union Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 25, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - "Ensuring Judicial Independence Through Civics Education" Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
June 6, 2012 Sanders: U.S. Education Dept. Must Cooperate with Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 11, 2012 Letter to Senate Conferees Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
May 8, 2012 Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 5, 2012 Vermont Wins $3.4 Million for Head Start Education Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
March 5, 2012 Vermont Wins $3.4 Million for Head Start Education Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
March 5, 2012 Vermont Wins $3.4 Million for Head Start Education Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Oct. 28, 2011 Letter to John Kline, Chairman, Committee on Education & Workforce Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Aug. 18, 2011 Comment Of Senator Leahy, Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee, And Cosponsor Of The DREAM Act, On DHS Relief Policy For Certain Noncitizens Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Aug. 2, 2011 Amending the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
July 20, 2011 Make It in America Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 27, 2011 The Budget Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 25, 2011 House Democrats Amend NDAA to Protect Troops, Save Billions through Battlefield Fuel Efficiency Rep. Peter Welch Washington DC
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 16, 2011 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 11, 2011 Durbin, Reid, Menendez, 30 Others Introduce the DREAM Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 28, 2011 Delegation Preserves a Role, Secures Funds for VSAC Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
April 28, 2011 Delegation Preserves a Role, Secures Funds For VSAC Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
April 28, 2011 Delegation Preserves a Role, Secures Funds for VSAC Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 28, 2011 Delegation Preserves a Role, Secures Funds For VSAC Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
April 28, 2011 Delegation Preserves a Role, Secures Funds For VSAC Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
April 5, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
March 2, 2011 Dealing with the Deficit Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 17, 2011 Sanders Proposes Early Child Care Program Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2011 The Afghan Civilian Assistance Program Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Arne Duncan Secretary of Education U.S. Department of Education Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 2, 2010 Feingold, Leahy Unveil No Child Left Behind Reforms Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
Aug. 10, 2010 Help for Schools, Health Care Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Aug. 4, 2010 Jobs Bill Clears Senate Hurdle Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Aug. 4, 2010 Release: Senate Votes for Schools, Health Care Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Aug. 4, 2010 Senate Votes For Schools, Health Care Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Aug. 4, 2010 Executive Session Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
July 21, 2010 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Second Chance Act: Strengthening Safe And Effective Community Reentry Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 13, 2010 Burlington Free Press: Bernie Sanders Talks Education Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
May 13, 2010 Welch Introduces Bill to Help Veterans and Military Personnel Transfer Education Benefits Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
April 26, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, And The Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member, Committee On Health, Education, Labor And Pensions Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 25, 2010 Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 25, 2010 Comment On The Senate's Passage of The Health and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 Sen. Patrick Leahy Unknown
March 24, 2010 Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 23, 2010 Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 21, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
March 18, 2010 Release: Big Boost for Student Aid Preserves Role for Vermont Agency Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2010 Increasing The Statutory Limit On The Public Debt--Continued Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2009 Welch Supports, House Passes Bill To Make College More Affordable To Middle Class Families Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
July 1, 2009 Release: Sanders Announces Financial Literacy Grant, Offers Bill To Create New Consumer Agency Sen. Bernard Sanders Burlington, VT
June 18, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet And The Subcommittee On Commerce, Trade, And Consumer Protection Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices And Consumers... Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
June 11, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Health, Education, Labor And Pensions Committee - Health Care Reform Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
June 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - The Continued Importance of the Violence Against Women Act Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 6, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Edward Kennedy, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 1, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin and Arlen Specter, Chairman And Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee On Labor, Health And Human Services, Education And Related Agencies Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
May 1, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Tom Harkin and Arlen Specter, Chairman And Ranking Member, Senate Subcommittee On Labor, Health And Human Services, Education And Related Agencies Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 30, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Learning from the States: Individual State Experiences With Health Care Reform Coverage Initiatives in the Context of National Reform Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 29, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Edward Kennedy, Chairman, Senate Committee On Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Committee On Finance Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
April 22, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and The Honorable Arlen Specter, Ranking Member Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
April 21, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Empowering Workers to Rebuild America's Economy and Longer- Term Competitiveness: Green Skills Training for Workers Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 31, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - The Nomination of Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be Secretary of The Department of Health and Human Services Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 12, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget and Revenue Proposal Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 10, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Budget Committee - The President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 4, 2009 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans Affairs Committee - Veterans Jobs Bills Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2009 MSNBC "Interview With Senator Bernie Sanders" - Transcript Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Sept. 29, 2008 Chronicle of Higher Education - Washington's New College-Cost Crusader Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2008 Murray Introduces Landmark Legislation to Prepare America's Students for the Challenges of the Global Workforce Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2008 No Child Left Inside Act of 2008 Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2008 The Hill - Schools Not Solely Responsible for Ills Sen. Bernard Sanders Unknown
Sept. 8, 2008 Welch Opening Statement from College Endowment Roundtable with Sen. Grassley Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2008 The New York Times - College Presidents Defend Rising Tuition, but Lawmakers Sound Skeptical Rep. Peter Welch Unknown
July 31, 2008 Higher Education Opportunity Act - Conference Report Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
July 2, 2008 Letter to Mary Peters, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Re: Update Analysis Model for Setting Fuel Economy Increases to Reflect Current Gas Prices and Urgency of Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 21, 2008 Supplemental Appropriations Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
May 21, 2008 Sanders Fights for Expanded Education Benefits for Veterans in New GI Bill Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 12, 2008 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2009 -- Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 12, 2008 Senate Passes Bill to Help Inmates Adapt After Release Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
March 11, 2008 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2009 -- Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
March 10, 2008 Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2009 Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2008 U.S. Prison Population Soars; Vermont Spends More on Prisons than Higher Education Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Feb. 21, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2008 Letter to Edward M. Kennedy and Mike Enzi, Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Re: Heart for Women Act Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2007 Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007--Conference Report Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Nov. 6, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3043, Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act ... Rep. Peter Welch Washington, DC
Oct. 24, 2007 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2007 --Motion to Proceed-- Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2007 Departments of Labor , Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 -- Continued Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Oct. 22, 2007 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2007 Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2007 The Economy Sen. Bernard Sanders Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2007 Leahy, Feingold Introduce Bill to Reform NCLB Sen. Patrick Leahy Washington, DC
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