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July 9, 2007 Press Release
UVM program is a model of cooperation between farmers and community creating new markets

Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch today outlined the importance of farm-to-school programs to Vermont farmers and his hopes for a 2007 Farm Bill that supports family farms and local food.

July 2, 2007 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in reaction to the announcement that President Bush would commute the prison sentence of "Scooter" Libby:
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July 1, 2007 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in reaction to the announcement that President Bush would commute the prison sentence of "Scooter" Libby:

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June 29, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - The U.S. House last night approved $231,000 in funding initiated by Rep. Peter Welch for a new Vermont program that will help assist returning soldiers and active duty Guard and Reserve business owners.
June 28, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC - The U.S. House last night approved $231,000 in funding initiated by Rep. Peter Welch for a new Vermont program that will help assist returning soldiers and active duty Guard and Reserve business owners.

June 21, 2007 Press Release
The House must lead by example and Congressman Welch exemplifies this key model. He has brought Vermont's values to Washington and his leadership on global warming is a valuable asset to the U.S. Congress and to our country.Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch joined House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressional leaders today in announcing the U.S. Capitol will become carbon neutral.
June 21, 2007 Press Release
"The House must lead by example and Congressman Welch exemplifies this key model. He has brought Vermont's values to Washington and his leadership on global warming is a valuable asset to the U.S. Congress and to our country."
June 21, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch testified today before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs on legislation he has introduced to give members of the Guard and Reserve equal treatment to a critical post-combat benefits program.
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June 20, 2007 Press Release
There is absolutely no reason some of the richest partnerships in the world should be able to rip off American taxpayers because of a gaping tax loophole.Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch introduced legislation in the U.S. House today to close a tax loophole that allows certain publicly traded partnerships to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes.
June 20, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch today announced that the Barre City Supervisory Union and the Addison Rutland Supervisory Union, partnering with Castleton State College, have received nearly $2 million in federal Teaching American History grants.

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