Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)

Senator for Vermont, Independent

Bernard Sanders

Score

We agree 29% of the time.

Biography

Home town: Burlington
Born: September 8, 1941
Born in: Brooklyn, NY
Occupation: Educator
Religion: Jewish
Marital status: M
Spouse: Jane
Previous political experience: Mayor of Burlington, 1981-89; US House, 1991-2007; US Senate, 2007-present
Elected in year: 2006
Next election in year: 2024
Education: AB Univ. of Chicago, 1964
Ethnicity: Caucasian

Online

Website: http://sanders.senate.gov
Twitter Handle: https://www.twitter.com/sensanders
Facebook Address: senatorsanders

Committees

Budget

Energy and Natural Resources

  • Energy
  • National Parks
  • Water and Power

Environment and Public Works

  • Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety
  • Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water
  • Transportation and Infrastructure

Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

  • Children and Families
  • Primary Health and Retirement Security

Veterans' Affairs

Offices

Washington, D.C. Office:

332 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-5141
Fax: (202) 228-0776

Burlington Office:

1 Church Street, 3rd Floor
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-862-0697
Fax: (802) 860-6370

St. Johnsbury Office:

481 Summer St., Suite 107
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: 802-332-6186
Fax: (802) 860-6370

Scorecard

We Agree
29%
of the time
title level sponsored our position their vote agree/disagree year
Bill: S 2550
Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower (RISE) Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 2210
Better Care Better Jobs Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 2108
Work Without Worry Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 1566
Safe Interactions Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 1570
Human-services Emergency Logistic Program
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 630
Disability Employment Incentive Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 331
ABLE Age Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 151
COVID HCBS Relief Act of 2021
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 72
Keep Our Promise to America's Children and Teachers Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S 4112
A bill to support education and child care during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2020
Bill: S 4100
A bill to support children with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2020
Bill: S 2753
SSI Restoration Act
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 1835
A bill to reauthorize the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, and for other purposes.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1836
A bill to support national training, technical assistance, and resource centers, to ensure that all individuals
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1754
A bill to provide Medicaid assistance to individuals and families affected by a disaster or emergency, and for
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1755
A bill to ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities are prepared for disasters, and for other
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1585
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide students with disabilities and their families with
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 1280
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a system to notify individuals approaching
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 995
A bill to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 866
IDEA Full Funding Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 651
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 548
EMPOWER Care Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 345
SWIFT Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 255
The Disability Employment Incentives Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 260
Transformation to Competitive Employment Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S 266
Rebuild America's Schools Act of 2019
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 117
A bill to prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 3261
A bill to establish the Office of Disability Policy in the legislative branch.
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 3260
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 2897
Electronic Visit Verification -- A bill that will delay the implementation of the EVV system until the year 2020
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 2542
IDEA Full Funding Act -- A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2018
Bill: S 2227
EMPOWER Care Act -- A bill to reauthorize the Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program.
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2017
Bill: S 2070
Kevin and Avonte's Law of 2017 -- A bill to promote initiatives that will reduce the risk of injury and death relating
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017
Bill: S 817
ABLE Age Adjustment Act -- A bill to increase the age requirement with respect to eligibility for qualified ABLE
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2017