VT Digger: SANDERS, LEAHY, OTHER SENATORS SUPPORT SENIORS

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders
April 7, 2014

Contact:
Michael Briggs
(202) 224-5141

WASHINGTON, April 7 – More than two dozen senators have called for a significant funding increase for Older Americans Act programs like Meals on Wheels in order to keep up with the increasing needs of a growing population of elderly Americans.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of a Senate subcommittee that oversees seniors’ programs, was joined by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and 25 of other colleagues in urging the chairman and ranking member of a Senate appropriations panel to provide at least a 12 percent increase in funding for the coming year.

In their letter…

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