WASHINGTON - Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.) today introduced legislation creating a national renewable energy standard that aims to reduce carbon emissions, improve air quality and public health, and drive the deployment of clean energy resources around the country.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today sent a letter to Michel Vounatsos, CEO of Biogen, demanding answers about the $56,000 annual price tag for Aduhelm. Aduhelm was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help treat the more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s.
WASHINGTON – Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders, and Representative Peter Welch sent a letter to the Biden administration late Monday urging him to work with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to allow additional travel between the United States and Canada.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and U.S.
Burlington, Vt. – In a zoom meeting with talented high school artists from across Vermont today, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced the winners of the 40th Annual Congressional Art Competition.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Peter Welch announced that Patricia Johnson, an Emergency Room nurse from Bennington, will be his virtual guest for President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress this evening.
WASHINGTON – Representatives Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), and Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho) today re-introduced bipartisan legislation that requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take enforcement action against manufacturers labeling non-dairy products as dairy.
This verdict is a relief. My hope is that George Floyd’s loved ones receive some comfort in this verdict, but it will not bring him back into their lives.
WASHINGTON – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Representative Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced Monday that Vermont recently received more than $150 million through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance Program.
“We are pleased to announce that the Department of Homeland Security has agreed to our request to reopen the public comment period related to the proposed construction of massive surveillance towers along the Vermont-Canadian border.
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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.