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April 22, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised Congressman Peter Welch's leadership in making his offices in Washington and Vermont carbon neutral.

April 22, 2007 Press Release

Having just returned from a bipartisan congressional trip to Iraq and Afghanistan, I am more convinced than ever that we must change course in Iraq and end this unconscionable war.

April 22, 2007 Press Release

New leadership, not rhetoric is needed on Iraq and domestic agenda

Washington, DC -- In response to the President's "State of the Union" address, Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement:

"The people of this country are ready for a change in direction. Tonight, the President offers only the rhetoric of change.

April 20, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Representative Peter Welch issued the following statement:"As Vermont's representatives to Congress we fully understand and share the frustration and anger of Vermont legislators and many Vermonters with the Bush administration - one of the worst and most destructive in American history.
April 20, 2007 Press Release
Secures authorization of two Vermont projects for the White River and Wells RiverWashington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch and House colleagues Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Thomas Petri (R-WI) were successful in passing the Corps Modernization Amendment to H.R. 1495, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), to improve oversight of Army Corps of Engineers water infrastructure projects.
April 20, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Representative Peter Welch issued the following statement:

"As Vermont's representatives to Congress we fully understand and share the frustration and anger of Vermont legislators and many Vermonters with the Bush administration - one of the worst and most destructive in American history.

April 20, 2007 Press Release

Secures authorization of two Vermont projects for the White River and Wells River

April 19, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch and the bipartisan congressional delegation that traveled to Iraq and Afghanistan last week were invited to the White House this morning by President George Bush to brief him on their observations from the trip.
April 19, 2007 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch and the bipartisan congressional delegation that traveled to Iraq and Afghanistan last week were invited to the White House this morning by President George Bush to brief him on their observations from the trip.

April 14, 2007 Press Release
Original co-sponsor of legislation meeting Step It Up's goal to cut carbon emission 80%Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to Vermont's unique role in organizing over 65 Step It Up 2007 events around Vermont and over 1,350 events around the country.

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