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January 10, 2007 Press Release

Burlington, VT - Today, Rep. Peter Welch was selected to serve on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, a second committee assignment for the freshman legislator.

Last month, Welch was granted a position on the powerful House Committee on Rules, typically an exclusive committee appointment.

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January 10, 2007 Press Release

"I believe that Congress must raise the federal minimum wage to $7.25 an hour to help lift every minimum wage worker out of poverty. Today and together, we can begin to restore a balance, by rewarding work and not just wealth..."

January 10, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to President Bush's proposal to escalate the American troop presence in Iraq:

"I strongly oppose President Bush's proposed escalation of 20,000 more troops for the war in Iraq.  I believe the war's escalation is the wrong decision for America and it is the wrong decision for Iraq.

January 9, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to President Bush's proposal to escalate the American troop presence in Iraq:

"I strongly oppose President Bush's proposed escalation of 20,000 more troops for the war in Iraq. I believe the war's escalation is the wrong decision for America and it is the wrong decision for Iraq.

January 9, 2007 Press Release

Burlington, VT - Today, Rep. Peter Welch was selected to serve on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, a second committee assignment for the freshman legislator.

Last month, Welch was granted a position on the powerful House Committee on Rules, typically an exclusive committee appointment.

Issues:
January 9, 2007 Press Release

Burlington, VT - Today, Rep. Peter Welch was selected to serve on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, a second committee assignment for the freshman legislator.

Last month, Welch was granted a position on the powerful House Committee on Rules, typically an exclusive committee appointment.

Issues:
January 9, 2007 Press Release

"I believe that Congress must raise the federal minimum wage to $7.25 an hour to help lift every minimum wage worker out of poverty. Today and together, we can begin to restore a balance, by rewarding work and not just wealth..."

Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Peter Welch spoke on the House floor in support of raising the federal minimum wage to $7.25 per hour.

January 5, 2007 Press Release

Bill To Name GMNF's White Rocks National Recreation Area
In Honor Of Former Vermont Senator Heads To President's Desk For Signature As The First Bill Passed By New Congress

January 5, 2007 Press Release

"Together, we have a lot of work to do... Our obligation is to do everything we can to move our country forward by confronting directly the challenges before us... These rules - applying to all - will help us all do the work of the people we represent."

January 4, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- The House of Representatives Friday passed a bill to name Vermont's White Rocks National Recreation Area in honor of Sen. Robert

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