Americans pay drastically higher prices for medications than patients in other similar, developed countries
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley is teaming up with U.S. Representative Peter Welch (D-VT-AL) to lead a bicameral letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra asking him to quickly establish a reference pricing program for pharmaceutical drugs, lowering United States’ drug prices to be in line with other wealthy nations.
The Federal Building Clean Jobs Act Would Modernize Hundreds of Federal Facilities, Reduce America’s Carbon Footprint, Create Thousands of Jobs and Save Taxpayers Millions of Dollars
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressmen John Sarbanes (D-Md.) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today introduced the Federal Building Clean Jobs Act, a bill to modernize federal facilities with cutting-edge retrofits, energy efficiency upgrades and innovative green engineering designs.
Rep. Peter Welch was reappointed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to the exclusive and powerful House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Friday afternoon. Last Congress, the committee, with Rep. Welch’s active participation, conducted the investigation into President Trump’s improper actions that led to the House impeaching the former president for the first time.