May 13, 2016 Press Release
Welch calls for new funding for states and communities
The House of Representatives today approved a package of bills to address the opioid epidemic spreading across the country. The legislation would help states and communities increase their capacity to treat patients in recovery and provide tools to prevent addiction and overdoses.
May 11, 2016 Press Release
Protecting Consumers from Fuel Mandates
U.S. Representatives Bill Flores (R-TX), Peter Welch (D-VT), Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Jim Costa (D-CA) have introduced bipartisan legislation to address issues surrounding the fuel mandates of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The Food and Fuel Consumer Protection Act, H.R. 5180, limits the RFS mandate to levels that our nation’s cars, trucks, boats and other small engines can safely accommodate.
May 10, 2016 Press Release
Today, Representatives: Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Peter Welch (D-VT), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), and John Conyers (D-MI) released the following statement after leading their colleagues in sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services urging them to move forward with their new proposal to create a demonstration project for drugs provided under Medicare Part B.