WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement after today’s terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan:
MONTPELIER, Vt. (MONDAY, Aug.
WASHINGTON – Vermont’s Congressional Delegation, Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bernard Sanders, and Representative Peter Welch, on Tuesday congratulated the most recent Vermont recipients of the U.S.
WASHINGTON (FRIDAY, July 30, 2021) – Vermont’s Congressional Delegation, Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch, announced Friday that the U.S. Treasury Department will release funding secured through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) designated for communities in Vermont’s 14 counties.
WASHINGTON – Thursday the House passed nine out of 12 of the annual Appropriations bills to fund the government that included Rep. Peter Welch’s legislative priorities and funding for nine community projects. The appropriations bills include increased funding for affordable housing, public health infrastructure, education, and green energy projects, among other Welch priorities.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Jeff Duncan (SC-03), and Peter Welch (VT-At-Large) reintroduced the Seniors’ Chronic Care Management Improvement Act (H.R. 4755), bipartisan legislation that will facilitate better chronic care management (CCM) for Medicare beneficiaries.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME), and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) introduced a bill today to require the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to provide inmates from jurisdictions that allow inmates to vote, like the District of Columbia, Maine, and Vermont, information on how to register to vote and request absen
WASHINGTON - Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and a group of bipartisan Energy and Commerce members - Rep. John Curtis (R-UT), Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA), Rep.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Peter Welch voted today on passage of a five-year, $715 billion surface transportation reauthorization and water infrastructure bill. The INVEST in America Act includes four Welch-nominated transportation projects throughout Vermont, totaling $20 million in funding.
(THURSDAY, June 24, 2021) -- Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Representative Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced on Thursday that six Vermont Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are receiving Rapid Response Program funds authorized by the Fiscal Year 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act. The grants will provide capital needed for CDFIs to respond to
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As many Americans are deciding what to do with their $1,400 stimulus checks, Vermont Rep. Peter Welch says he wants cities and towns to have the same flexibility with federal aid from the American Rescue Plan.
How can Congress best regulate the monstrosity that is Facebook? At a House Energy and Commerce committee hearing on social media, extremism, and misinformation on Thursday, Rep.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont U.S. Rep. Peter Welch told more than 100 members of the business community Monday that help is on the way to ease the financial pain from the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to the newly-passed American Rescue Plan.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A Channel 3 News investigation in 2018 on burn pits revealed the unexpected health battles many soldiers face after returning from deployments. Now, as a thousand Vermont National Guard soldiers are called to duty again, Darren Perron has an update on the ongoing problem.
MONTPELIER – It’s a question that’s probably been on the minds of many Vermonters for weeks now – when can we expect the next round of federal COVID-19 relief?
On Thursday, Rep. Peter Welch (D) spoke with Vermont lawmakers about a $1.9 trillion bill headed for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday.
Ever since rioters overtook the U.S. Capitol on January 6, WAMC News has been gathering eye-witness accounts from the lawmakers who were pinned down that day in Washington, starting in the scary minutes as the siege was unfolding and continuing for the next several weeks. This is their story.
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WOODSTOCK, Vt. (WCAX) - Congressman Peter Welch, D-Vermont, on Wednesday commended high schoolers for their resilience during the pandemic.
Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and four other members of Congress, plan to introduce legislation this week that would help states to keep infection rates under control as they reopen their economies frozen during the Covid-19 pandemic.
LYNDON — Students studying climate science at Northern Vermont University sought advice from Rep. Peter Welch on messaging and more during a forum at the college Friday.