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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.
FAIRFAX — On a tour of the town, Rep. Peter Welch visited community staples and heard from business-owners about pressures facing Vermonters, ending his visit with a bottle of ginger-infused maple syrup.
BRANDON — Rep. Peter Welch said Thursday the town’s work on the Route 7 overhaul through its downtown serves as a model for how such projects should be done.
The Democratic congressman visited with town officials and went with them on a walking tour of the all-but-complete Segment Six project Thursday afternoon.
WINOOSKI — Rep. Peter Welch called on the Trump administration to abandon plans for tariffs on European wines, which Welch and members of the Vermont food and wine business community said would drastically hurt their businesses and the state.
MIDDLEBURY — Vermont Congressman Peter Welch on Monday in Middlebury urged Vermonters to uphold the tenets of democracy and community service in face of a White House and U.S. Senate that he believes have collectively abandoned such values.
U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., compares the issue of broadband today to electricity in 1930s, when rural communities were slow to get connected.
The case for connectivity, he said, had to be made around social benefits rather than economics.