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Sanders announces faster internet to come to Vermont

Sen. Bernie Sanders announced yesterday the greater Springfield area will receive a faster Internet connection that will surpass online speeds anywhere in the nation. Sanders, I-Vt., said 13 neighboring towns around Springfield, including Chester, Grafton, Bridgewater, Hartland, Killington, and Mt.

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Sanders Sets Up Gasoline Pricing Website for Consumers

Gasoline prices in northwestern Vermont fell after Senator Bernie Sanders launched an investigation into unusually high gasoline prices in August. Sanders called upon the Federal Trade Commission to examine the issue further. The FTC found gas prices around Burlington in

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Sanders Launches Third Annual Essay Contest

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) launched his third annual State of the Union essay contest to engage Vermont’s high school students on the major issues facing the country. So far, during the past two years, more than 500 students from

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Sanders Blasts Republican Plan to Cut Disabled Veterans’ Benefits

In an address Wednesday at the National Press Club,Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said a proposal floated by congressional Republicans would slash benefits for disabled veterans A member of the Senate Budget Committee and the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Sanders said deficits must

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Vermont Senator Takes on GMO

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Barbara Boxer of California introduced an amendment making “The Right to Know” as part of the pending major farm bill. “Americans deserve to know how their food has been produced. In 49 other countries

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