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July 24, 2007 Press Release
By Rep. Peter WelchWhen the Soviet Union launched the Sputnik satellite in 1957, the United States Congress responded with a peaceful counterstrike: the National Defense Education Act. This Cold War-era response was intended to stimulate educational advancement and new opportunity around the country.
July 23, 2007 Press Release
Wage hike will give workers a long-overdue raise, levels playing-field with VermontWashington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in anticipation of the first increase in the minimum wage in a decade on Tuesday.
July 23, 2007 Press Release

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.

July 20, 2007 Press Release

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.

July 20, 2007 Press Release
Expansion to help address Vermont's nursing shortageWashington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch has secured $200,000 for Norwich University's Nursing Program, allowing the program to expand by fifty-percent.
July 19, 2007 Press Release
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.
July 19, 2007 Press Release

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.

July 17, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to Jim Nicholson's resignation as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs:
July 17, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to Jim Nicholson's resignation as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs:

July 17, 2007 Press Release

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.

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