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