Wage hike will give workers a long-overdue raise, levels playing-field with Vermont
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in anticipation of the first increase in the minimum wage in a decade on Tuesday.
Expansion to help address Vermont's nursing shortage
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch has secured $200,000 for Norwich University's Nursing Program, allowing the program to expand by fifty-percent.
Bipartisan measure averts ‘devastating cut to Vermont hospitals'
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch successfully steered an amendment through preliminary approval in the U.S. House today which will save Vermonters millions of dollars in health care costs by preventing $35 million in Medicare cuts to Vermont hospitals.
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to Jim Nicholson's resignation as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs:
Welch's office remains available to assist Vermonters experiencing delays
Washington, DC - The House unanimously passed legislation Monday afternoon supported by Rep. Peter Welch seeking to alleviate passport request delays.