Bernie Sanders

Government, Business

How Do the Candidates’ Infrastructure Plans Compare?

Candidate Infrastructure Tracker

Many of the candidates running for president in 2020 have offered visions for improving the nation's infrastructure. Our Candidate Infrastructure Tracker offers a comparison of their plans.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 11, 2020
Government, Business, Technology

Pace of EV Introductions Could Quicken

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' plan calls for electric replacement of all shipping trucks no later than 2030. (John Locher/Associated Press)

A trickle of electrified heavy-duty commercial vehicles are taking to the roads, as fleets and truck makers embrace a trend that industry forecasters predict could reshape the nation’s highways, with more and more diesel-powered freight trucks gradually converting to electrification.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 28, 2019

Sen. Sanders on Trump’s Infrastructure Plan: It’s a Scam

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

President-elect Donald Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure investment proposal is no more than “massive tax breaks to large companies” that would miss on long-term benefits for the economy, former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said this week.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 22, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Fund Infrastructure Through Tax Reform

WASHINGTON — Revenue that would come from an overhaul of the country’s tax system should go toward rehabilitating the country’s aging infrastructure, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said at a high-profile chat at the Brookings Institution on Feb. 9.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 9, 2015