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January 15, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- "The proposed sale of Verizon's local exchange assets could have far-reaching implications. Most directly affected would be hundreds of hardworking, skilled and seasoned Verizon employees and their families.

January 12, 2007 Press Release

House expected to pass legislation requiring prescription drug price negotiations later today

Washington, DC -- Rep. Peter Welch today spoke on the House floor in support of Medicare Part D reform, legislation that will require the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices as part of the drug benefit program.

January 11, 2007 Press Release

House expected to pass legislation requiring prescription drug price negotiations later today

Washington, DC -- Rep. Peter Welch today spoke on the House floor in support of Medicare Part D reform, legislation that will require the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices as part of the drug benefit program.

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.

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.

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.

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