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June 7, 2007 Press Release

"Handcuffing the states so lobbyists can have one-stop shopping to impose their will on all 50 states is grossly misguided."

June 6, 2007 Press Release
Bipartisan bill increases funding for small statesWashington, DC - Reps. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Heather Wilson (R-NM) today announced they are introducing a bipartisan bill to help the homeless suffering from mental illness in rural states.
June 6, 2007 Press Release

Bipartisan bill increases funding for small states

Washington, DC - Reps. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Heather Wilson (R-NM) today announced they are introducing a bipartisan bill to help the homeless suffering from mental illness in rural states.

June 5, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - JOINT RELEASE - Vermont's Congressional Delegation - Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I), and Rep. Peter Welch (D) - praised Vermont's national leadership in energy efficiency, which earned the state a top ranking in the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's The State Energy Efficiency Scorecard for 2006.
June 5, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - JOINT RELEASE - Vermont's Congressional Delegation - Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I), and Rep. Peter Welch (D) - praised Vermont's national leadership in energy efficiency, which earned the state a top ranking in the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's The State Energy Efficiency Scorecard for 2006.

May 30, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Rep. Ed Perlmutter of Colorado today joined Rep. Peter Welch in making his office carbon neutral.
May 29, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Ed Perlmutter of Colorado today joined Rep. Peter Welch in making his office carbon neutral.


With his announcement from Colorado, Perlmutter becomes Congress's second carbon neutral office. In April, the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced her plan to make the U.S. House carbon neutral by the end of the 110th Congress.

May 24, 2007 Press Release
Authorizes $7.5 million for rural mobile treatment centersWashington, D.C. - The U.S. House successfully passed legislation authored by Rep. Peter Welch to improve health care for rural veterans.
May 24, 2007 Press Release

Authorizes $7.5 million for rural mobile treatment centers

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. House successfully passed legislation authored by Rep. Peter Welch to improve health care for rural veterans.

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