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March 7, 2017 Press Release
Will be joined by Johns Hopkins Hospital President Miller

WASHINGTON--Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is scheduled to meet with President Donald J. Trump on March 8, 2017, to discuss lowering prescription drug prices.  Cummings will be joined by Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont, a senior Democrat on the Oversight Committee and the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Dr. Redonda G.

March 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Rep. Welch made the following statement in response to the President's revised Executive Order on immigration:

March 2, 2017 Press Release
Now is the Time to Act on RFS Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Jim Costa (D-Calif.), Steve Womack (R-Ark.), and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) released the following statement today after reintroducing the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Reform Act (H.R. 1315):

March 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Just days after the President proposed a $54 billion increase to defense spending, Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) and Congressman Peter Welch (VT-AL) introduced the Department of Defense Overhead Cost Savings and Transparency Act which would declassify the entirety of

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March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Welch on Thursday released the follow statement calling on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign his post immediately: 

March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Welch made the following statement after President Trump's first speech to the joint session of Congress: 

February 27, 2017 Press Release
First ‘Congress in Your Community’ of year to be held at Briggs Opera House

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. – Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) will hold a ‘Congress in Your Community’ town hall Friday, March 3rd from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction. 

February 17, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Welch: ‘The enduring strength of our democracy is being tested’

WASHINGTON—Today on the floor of the House of Representatives, Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) demanded a Congressional investigation into President Trump’s ties to Russia. A full transcript of Welch’s remarks can be found here.

February 15, 2017 Press Release
In Bipartisan Letter to Homeland Security Secretary Members Stress Need to Consider Unique Relationship Between the U.S. and Canada

WASHINGTON--As the critical relationship between the United States and Canada is in the spotlight after Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau’s visit to Washington, D.C., several members of the House of Representatives Northern Border Caucus are sending a letter to

February 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) today announced that they have reintroduced the Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act, which would ensure our community pharmacists receive reimbursement at the rate posted at the time prescriptions are filled.

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