WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) has introduced legislation to make energy and natural gas usage data available to consumers. Allowing consumers to access information about how and when they use energy will allow them to make informed decisions to reduce their energy use.
WASHINGTON – Representative Peter Welch today introduced bipartisan legislation that will more than double funding for the federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP). Since 1991, RTP has provided funding to states to develop and maintain outdoor recreational trails, allowing millions of Americans and their families to enjoy activities such as hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling
WASHINGTON – Representatives Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) today introduced legislation to authorize the Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP).
WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter Welch announced today that his long-time chief of staff, Bob Rogan, will retire at the end of February.
Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in reaction to the American drone attack at the Baghdad airport:
WASHINGTON – President Trump signed into law bipartisan legislation championed by Rep. Peter Welch that will crack down on unwanted and predatory robocalls.
Bill reauthorizes and funds Brand USA, a program important to Vermont’s travel and tourism industry
WASHINGTON – President Trump has signed into law a fiscal year 2020 spending bill that includes bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) to promote Vermont and other states as a destination for international tourists.
WASHINGTON – Representative Peter Welch spoke on the House floor early Wednesday evening ahead of the historic House vote on impeaching President Donald Trump. Welch will vote in favor of both articles of impeachment. Video of Welch’s remarks is here.
Legislation expected to clear Senate and be signed into law by week’s end, averting federal government shutdown
WASHINGTON – With funding for federal government operations set to expire at midnight Friday, the House of Representatives this afternoon approved two appropriations bills that reject draconian cuts proposed by President Trump and fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2020, which began on October 1, 2019.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) introduced legislation to create a new federal grant program that will assist Vermonters seeking to upgrade their old, inefficient wood stoves to more economical and energy efficient models.