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April 21, 2010 Press Release

At a hearing Wednesday to address the Federal Communications Commission's new national broadband plan, Rep. Peter Welch called for a renewed emphasis on providing universal access to rural communities.

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April 20, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch on Monday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to expand its investigation into allegedly fraudulent securities sold by Goldman Sachs to determine whether the federal government can recoup bank rescue funds.

In a letter to SEC Chairwoman Mary Schapiro, Welch joined Reps.

April 19, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch last week presented Warren resident Susan Russell with the Congressional Victims' Rights Caucus' Eva Murillo Unsung Hero Award.

Susan Russell was a victim of a tragic assault that nearly took her life. She has spent more than a decade since serving as a voice for victims in her community and across Vermont and the nation.

April 19, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Monday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to expand its investigation into allegedly fraudulent securities sold by Goldman Sachs to determine whether the federal government can recoup bank rescue funds.

In a letter to SEC Chairwoman Mary Schapiro, Welch joined Reps.

April 19, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch last week presented Warren resident Susan Russell with the Congressional Victims' Rights Caucus' Eva Murillo Unsung Hero Award.

April 16, 2010 Press Release

During a Friday afternoon press conference with Vermont dairy leaders in Fairfax, Rep. Peter Welch outlined new legislation to prevent volatility in the dairy industry and help Vermont farmers.

At the McNall family farm in Fairfax, Welch announced he will introduce the Dairy Price Stabilization Act next week with Rep. Jim Costa (D-Calif.).

April 16, 2010 Press Release
During a Friday afternoon press conference with Vermont dairy leaders in Fairfax, Rep. Peter Welch outlined new legislation to prevent volatility in the dairy industry and help Vermont farmers.

At the McNall family farm in Fairfax, Welch announced he will introduce the Dairy Price Stabilization Act next week with Rep. Jim Costa (D-Calif.).

April 15, 2010 Press Release

A day after Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) introduced the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act (H.R. 5019), the bill was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee Thursday afternoon by a bipartisan vote of 30 to 17.

April 15, 2010 Press Release

A day after Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) introduced the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act (H.R. 5019), the bill was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee Thursday afternoon by a bipartisan vote of 30 to 17.

April 14, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Chairman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and a bipartisan group of legislators on Wednesday introduced the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act, calling it critical job-creating legislation.

Alongside leaders of the 1,000-member Home Star Coalition, Welch, Markey, Rep. Vern Ehlers (R-Mich.) and Rep.

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March 2, 2010 In The News

New federal legislation that would impose limits on election spending by special interests won a ringing endorsement Monday by U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and three private-sector representatives.

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March 1, 2010 In The News

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., compared cracking down on credit card companies' "abusive practices" to playing Whac-A-Mole.

March 1, 2010 In The News

By Tim Johnson, Burlington Free Press

New federal legislation that would impose limits on election spending by special interests won a ringing endorsement Monday by U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and three private-sector representatives.

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March 1, 2010 In The News

By Matt Ryan, Burlington Free Press

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., compared cracking down on credit card companies' "abusive practices" to playing Whac-A-Mole.

March 1, 2010 In The News

By Gayathri Vaidyanathan, Climate Wire

The bathroom in Rep. Peter Welch's (D-Vt.) Capitol Hill office looked ordinary as he gestured toward it with pride. It is the first in the historic Capitol Hill office buildings to use less water, he said.

March 1, 2010 In The News

By Gayathri Vaidyanathan, Climate Wire

The bathroom in Rep. Peter Welch's (D-Vt.) Capitol Hill office looked ordinary as he gestured toward it with pride. It is the first in the historic Capitol Hill office buildings to use less water, he said.

February 24, 2010 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Bennington Banner

Vermont's two Democrats in Congress advocated Tuesday for repealing antitrust exemptions for the health insurance industry on the eve of a vote in the U.S. House.

February 23, 2010 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Bennington Banner

Vermont's two Democrats in Congress advocated Tuesday for repealing antitrust exemptions for the health insurance industry on the eve of a vote in the U.S. House.

February 21, 2010 In The News

By Kerry Trotter, Valley News

Sundays are sacred at the tidy white house on the hilltop for Margaret Cheney and Peter Welch.

February 20, 2010 In The News

By Kerry Trotter, Valley News

Sundays are sacred at the tidy white house on the hilltop for Margaret Cheney and Peter Welch.

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