Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), co-chair of the House Rural Broadband Caucus, issued the following statement regarding the president’s infrastructure proposal:
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) issued the following statement on the passing of Tony Pomerleau:
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) issued the following statement in advance of what is expected to be a vote very early Friday morning on the federal budget agreement:
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Rep. David Price (D-N.C.), joined by 100 House colleagues, sent a letter to President Trump urging him to continue United States funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and bilateral assistance to the Palestinians.
WASHINGTON – Nearly eight hours into her House filibuster demanding that Speaker Ryan bring Dreamer legislation to the House floor for debate, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) read aloud a September 1, 2017 letter to Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) written by Juan Conde, a Dreamer and University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine student.
WASHINGTON, February 7 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) on Wednesday reintroduced the Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2018, which gives states a meaningful role in the development and approval of reactor shutdown plans and post-shutdown license transfers.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s first State of the Union address:
WASHINGTON – As President Trump prepares to unveil his infrastructure proposal, the six co-chairs of the House Rural Broadband Caucus, Reps.
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) issued the following statement before voting against a three-week spending bill:
WASHINGTON- Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), joined by 168 House colleagues, today sent a letter to President Trump expressing their support for keeping the federal government open while pressing for the inclusion of urgent bipartisan priorities in any funding resolution.
In The News
By Joseph Gresser
Over the past couple of years U.S. Representative Peter Welch and congressional friends from both sides of the aisle have succeeded in rolling back Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that Mr. Welch has said could have harmed Vermont businesses.
Vermont’s Congressional Delegation is working to establish sanctions on big companies who advertise that their products contain “maple” when, in fact, they contain no actual maple syrup.
Vermont sugarmakers back their efforts 100%.
Jon Skates, former Rutland alderman, is retired from the U.S. Navy, where he served in the submarine service. Now, he’s in a managerial role at Casella Waste Management.
Skates said he was worried his military training wouldn’t transfer into the civilian workforce and he would have difficulty landing a job.