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A crude tax

...the carbon tax outlined in the "Climate Security Act" proposed in 2013 by Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., would cause a 30-percent increase in electricity costs by 2030, more than 1 million lost jobs and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-15/crude-tax
Price spikes for once-cheap generic drugs draw scrutiny from Senate lawmakers

...country who are sick and need medicine and who simply will not be able to buy the medicine they need," Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who leads the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging. Sanders is a political independent who usually votes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/price-spikes-once-cheap-ge
Obama picks ex-P&G head to lead Veterans Affairs

...of hundreds of thousands of individual consumers of Procter & Gamble."Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said in a statement that he looked forward to meeting with McDonald next week to get his views on issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-29/obama-picks-ex-pg-head-lead-
What Obama doesn't want you to know

...image. How liberal? He's ranked as the most liberal U.S. senator -- to the left, even, of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who calls himself a socialist. In Citizens Against Govern-ment Waste's 100-point rating of senators and congressman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/31/edi_471449.shtml
Editorials
Fed chairman named Time's Person of the Year

...failing to anticipate the financial crisis and for approving massive bailouts to Wall Street's largest firms. Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent liberal from Vermont, called him a "key architect of the Bush economy." Mr. Sanders has placed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/17/bus_559912.shtml
Business
Biz briefs

...federal aid had requested visas for thousands of foreign workers even as they laid off employees . The bill by Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, would apply to more than 200 banks that have accepted bailout money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/05/bus_510259.shtml
Business
GOP turns to budget guru to respond to Obama

...who leave out the details in how they would cut federal spending, Ryan has never been afraid to be specific.Sen. Bernie Sanders, a liberal independent from Vermont, applauded Republicans for picking Ryan, saying that unlike GOP leaders who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-24/gop-turns-budget-guru-respond
Metro
Rescue bill approved in Senate

...independent Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut voted "yes." Nine Democrats, 15 Republicans and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont voted "no." The rescue package lets the government spend billions of dollars to buy bad mortgage-related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/02/nat_477901.shtml
National
Lawmakers outraged US Olympic uniforms are made in China

...be made here on U.S. soil at the same price, at better quality," Gillibrand wrote along with Israel.Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., said that while millions of Americans are unemployed, "there is no reason why U.S. Olympic uniforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-12/lawmakers-outraged-us-olym
Lawmakers outraged US Olympic uniforms are made in China

...be made here on U.S. soil at the same price, at better quality," Gillibrand wrote along with Israel.Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., said that while millions of Americans are unemployed, "there is no reason why U.S. Olympic uniforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-12/lawmakers-outraged-us-olym