There’s No Need to End Saturday Mail Delivery (WSJ)
March 6, 2014
Check out Bernie’s recent op-ed for the Wall Street Journal where he discusses his plan to strengthen the U.S. Postal Service. Bernie’s legislation currently has 27 co-sponsors and would maintain six-day mail delivery, save jobs and provide the Postal Service with the flexibility to develop new revenue streams.
Stand with Bernie as he continues to fight for our veterans.
March 4, 2014
“It seems to me that if we can spend an endless sum of money on wars, and if we can give huge tax breaks to the wealthy and large corporations, we should certainly be able to do everything possible to improve the lives of America’s veterans.”
Iran Amendment Would Torpedo Veterans’ Bill (CNN)
February 27, 2014
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced the most comprehensive veterans’ legislation in decades. However, Republican attempts to attach Iran sanctions now threaten to undermine the bill.
In an interview on CNN, Bernie called these attempts, “a means to torpedo what is such an important piece of legislation for millions of our veterans.” He went on to call the attempt at sanctions, “silly partisan politics.”
A Huge Victory
February 24, 2014
Some of you may have heard that, unlike his last year’s budget, President Obama will NOT be proposing cuts in Social Security through a so-called “chained CPI” in his FY 2015 budget. This is not only a huge victory for seniors and working families, it is an enormously impressive victory for grass-roots progressive politics.
Raising the Minimum Wage
February 3, 2014
Watch Bernie and Ed Schultz discuss how the president’s executive action to raise the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors to $10.10 an hour is impacting the fight over income and wealth inequality.
“I want to give (the president) credit for doing the right thing…. That will impact about 250,000 people, and … it gives us some momentum in the fight to raise the minimum wage for all workers in this country.”