Burlington High School student Xavier Donnelly spoke with Congressman Welch at the 26th Annual Congressional Art Competition for High School Students. Donnelly's winning pen and ink drawing, "Untitled," is now on display in the Capitol.
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch has rallied 49 members of Congress to oppose a proposal being considered by the House Energy and Commerce Committee that would prohibit states like Vermont from adopting auto emission standards that are tougher than those imposed by the federal government.
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch (VT-AL) and Rep. Paul Hodes (NH-2) introduced legislation today that will fund conservation efforts in the Upper Connecticut River Valley, which lies at the heart of the two adjacent districts.
"Handcuffing the states so lobbyists can have one-stop shopping to impose their will on all 50 states is grossly misguided."
Bipartisan bill increases funding for small states
Washington, DC - Reps. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Heather Wilson (R-NM) today announced they are introducing a bipartisan bill to help the homeless suffering from mental illness in rural states.