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May 24, 2007 Press Release

welchpresentspffvCongressman Welch presents a Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont resolution honoring all its members who have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.

May 24, 2007 Press Release
Also -- Long-Delayed Disaster Aid Will Help Vt. Farmers With Flood LossesWashington, D.C.- In a high-stakes and long-sought victory for Vermont's dairy farmers, legislation needed to pave the way for a full extension and expansion of the MILC program - the safety net that helps dairy farmers ride out downturns in milk prices - is finally on its way to becoming law.
May 23, 2007 Press Release
I am deeply disappointed that there is no deadline for troop withdrawal in this bill and will therefore vote against it.Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement announcing his opposition to the conference report for the Iraq war supplemental. He will vote against the Iraq funding legislation when it reaches the floor later this week.
May 23, 2007 Press Release

Also -- Long-Delayed Disaster Aid Will Help Vt. Farmers With Flood Losses

May 23, 2007 Press Release

"I am deeply disappointed that there is no deadline for troop withdrawal in this bill and will therefore vote against it."

May 21, 2007 Press Release
Legislation to help Vermont with $10 million in law enforcement fundingWashington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch joined state troopers and the local police chief today in Barre to discuss his support for improving federal assistance for local law enforcement.
May 21, 2007 Press Release

Legislation to help Vermont with $10 million in law enforcement funding

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch joined state troopers and the local police chief today in Barre to discuss his support for improving federal assistance for local law enforcement.

May 14, 2007 Press Release
Washington,D.C. - The Vermont congressional delegation announced $1.3 million in federal grants for Vermont to clean up brownfields.
May 13, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The Vermont congressional delegation announced $1.3 million in federal grants for Vermont to clean up brownfields.


The program helps communities remove hazardous substances and clear the way for redevelopment of sites like former gasoline stations or dry cleaners.

May 11, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch amended the Small Business Fairness in Contracting Act on the floor of the U.S. House to include support for "green" small businesses.

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