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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.
May 10, 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.


Welch's action creates an improved opportunity for environmentally responsible Vermont small businesses to do business with the federal government.

May 8, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - With gas prices climbing to record levels, Rep. Peter Welch today announced his co-sponsorship of the Markey-Platts Fuel Economy Reform Act, aimed at aggressively improving automobile fuel standards, and the Energy Price Gouging Prevention Act, which would crack down on gasoline price gouging.
May 8, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - With gas prices climbing to record levels, Rep. Peter Welch today announced his co-sponsorship of the Markey-Platts Fuel Economy Reform Act, aimed at aggressively improving automobile fuel standards, and the Energy Price Gouging Prevention Act, which would crack down on gasoline price gouging.

May 3, 2007 Press Release

"One size does not fit all, but opportunity should be available to all."

Washington, D.C. - As the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to improve Head Start programs around the country, Rep. Peter Welch successfully amended the bill to improve services to rural communities.

May 3, 2007 Press Release
One size does not fit all, but opportunity should be available to all.Washington, D.C. - As the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to improve Head Start programs around the country, Rep. Peter Welch successfully amended the bill to improve services to rural communities.
May 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to President Bush's veto of legislation which includes a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq:

April 30, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch hosted a veterans roundtable today at the Burlington VFW Post 782 and announced he has authored several new bills that are part of his legislative agenda of improving veterans care.
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April 30, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to President Bush's veto of legislation which includes a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq:

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