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May 5, 2010 Press Release

U.S. Chamber and National Association of Manufacturers call it 'key vote'
Obama administration releases statement of support

May 5, 2010 Press Release
U.S. Chamber and National Association of Manufacturers call it 'key vote'Obama administration releases statement of support
May 4, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Tuesday introduced legislation calling on the Federal Reserve to prevent debit card providers from charging out-of-control fees to small businesses.

May 4, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Tuesday introduced legislation calling on the Federal Reserve to prevent debit card providers from charging out-of-control fees to small businesses.

May 3, 2010 Press Release

As the U.S. House prepares to vote on Rep. Peter Welch's national home energy efficiency retrofit program on Thursday, Vermont workers who would benefit from the bill joined the Congressman at a Springfield factory Monday morning.

May 3, 2010 Press Release

As the U.S. House prepares to vote on Rep. Peter Welch's national home energy efficiency retrofit program on Thursday, Vermont workers who would benefit from the bill joined the Congressman at a Springfield factory Monday morning.

April 29, 2010 Press Release
DISCLOSE Act will counter corporate influence on elections
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April 29, 2010 Press Release
DISCLOSE Act will counter corporate influence on elections

Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday joined a bipartisan group in introducing legislation meant to counter a recent Supreme Court decision allowing corporations to spend freely on political campaigns.

 

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April 28, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch on Wednesday voted to overhaul the Defense Department's purchasing procedures to reduce waste and save money.

By a vote of 417 to 3, the House passed the IMPROVE Acquisition Act (H.R.

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In The News

March 11, 2010 In The News

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch said Tuesday that if Senate Republicans want to continue blocking legislation in the U.S. Congress, they should be forced to actually filibuster.

March 11, 2010 In The News

Vermont's storied Long Trail celebrated its 100th birthday Tuesday, receiving recognition in the U.S. Congress and inspiring a gathering where the trail was formalized 100 years ago.

March 10, 2010 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Bennington Banner

Vermont's storied Long Trail celebrated its 100th birthday Tuesday, receiving recognition in the U.S. Congress and inspiring a gathering where the trail was formalized 100 years ago.

March 8, 2010 In The News

 

Foreign tourists are a crucial part of Vermont's tourism industry, but the number of overseas visitors to the United States has been eroding over the past decade.

March 7, 2010 In The News

By Dan McLean, Burlington Free Press

 

Foreign tourists are a crucial part of Vermont's tourism industry, but the number of overseas visitors to the United States has been eroding over the past decade.

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.

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