Bernie Sanders and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency say the
Vermont National Guard is a national model for what other military bases can do
to cut their reliance on fossil fuel and become less dependent on foreign oil.
Vermont’s Congressional delegation is pleased and relieved that
the Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama’s health care law, including
the mandate that all Americans have health insurance or pay a fine.
Vermont’s Congressional delegation expressed relief at Thursday’s Supreme Court
ruling, hoping to now focus on
the implementation of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act without the cloud of legal uncertainty.
Senator Bernie Sanders is working to build a bi-partisan group to
support additional funds for the Low Income Heating Assistance Program. Last
year, Vermont received roughly $23 million in LIHEAP funds. But the
Obama Administration has proposed cutting the appropriation in half.