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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.

May 24, 2007 Press Release

welchpresentspffvCongressman Welch presents a Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont resolution honoring all its members who have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.

May 24, 2007 Press Release
Also -- Long-Delayed Disaster Aid Will Help Vt. Farmers With Flood LossesWashington, D.C.- In a high-stakes and long-sought victory for Vermont's dairy farmers, legislation needed to pave the way for a full extension and expansion of the MILC program - the safety net that helps dairy farmers ride out downturns in milk prices - is finally on its way to becoming law.
May 23, 2007 Press Release
I am deeply disappointed that there is no deadline for troop withdrawal in this bill and will therefore vote against it.Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement announcing his opposition to the conference report for the Iraq war supplemental. He will vote against the Iraq funding legislation when it reaches the floor later this week.

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