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