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.
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.
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.
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.