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WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 – According to a new report, commissioned by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and released Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has failed yet again to take basic steps to combat fraud in its massive contracting enterprise. Among other findings, the report showed the DOD often...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 – Ahead of this morning’s hearing in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee on the retirement crisis in America, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of the committee, released a stunning new report exposing the depth of the crisis, while also exploring solutions that will allow all Americans to...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 – The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) will tomorrow at approximately 12:30 p.m. ET hold a markup on the renomination of Acting Secretary Julie Su to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor. The committee will also consider the nominations of Moshe Marvit to become a Member of the...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 – The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, chaired by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), will hold a hearing on Wednesday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m. ET titled, “Taking a Serious Look at the Retirement Crisis in America: What can we do to expand defined benefit pension plans for workers?” “At a time when more...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 – BlackRock, the asset management firm, is attempting its largest acquisition in 15 years with its purchase of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a private equity firm which manages $100 billion in infrastructure assets around the world. In response, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick...