BURLINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced he will hold a series of town meetings focused on the economy. Sanders' Vermont town meetings will be held in Barnet, Cabot and Morrisville on Saturday, Aug. 16 and in Jericho on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Sanders is holding the town meetings to hear directly from Vermonters about how they view the economy. The senator said he looks forward to discussing such issues as "the need for a massive jobs program, income and wealth inequality, health care, college affordability, and any other issue of concern to Vermonters."

  • Barnet

    What: Town Meeting on the Economy

    Where: Barnet Congregational Church; 100 Church St.; Barnet Village, Vermont (Exit 18 off Interstate 91)

    When: Saturday, Aug. 16: Free brunch at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m.

  • Cabot

    What: Town Meeting on the Economy

    Where: Willey Building Auditorium; 3084 Main St.; Cabot, Vermont

    When: Saturday, Aug. 16: Free lunch at noon; meeting at 12:30 p.m.

  • Morrisville

    What: Town Meeting on the Economy

    Where: Peoples Academy Cafeteria; 202 Copley Ave.; Morrisville, Vermont

    When: Saturday, Aug. 16: Free dinner at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m.

  • Jericho

    What: Town Meeting on the Economy

    Where: Mount Mansfield Union High School; 211 Browns Trace Road; Jericho, Vermont

    When: Tuesday, August 19: Free dinner at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m.



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