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April 4, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Monday announced a $450,000 federal grant for Vermont Law School to conduct Smart Grid research and analysis aimed at updating the U.S. power grid.

The grant, which was secured by Welch, will help VLS' Institute for Energy and the Environment become a national leader in Smart Grid implementation standards.

March 31, 2010 Press Release

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today called on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to reconsider its decision to hold a closed-door meeting with local, state and federal officials in Keene, N.H., on April 14.

The Vermont delegation's letter is copied below:

March 30, 2010

March 30, 2010 Press Release
As President Obama signed the second of two health care reform bills into law Tuesday, Rep. Peter Welch and four Vermonters spoke about the immediate benefits of the legislation at an assisted-living facility in South Burlington.
March 30, 2010 Press Release

As President Obama signed the second of two health care reform bills into law Tuesday, Rep. Peter Welch and four Vermonters spoke about the immediate benefits of the legislation at an assisted-living facility in South Burlington.

March 30, 2010 Press Release

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today called on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to reconsider its decision to hold a closed-door meeting with local, state and federal officials in Keene, N.H., on April 14.

The Vermont delegation's letter is copied below:

 

March 30, 2010

March 29, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch wrote Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack late last week urging the U.S.
March 28, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch wrote Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack late last week urging the U.S.
March 25, 2010 Press Release
The U.S. House this week passed Welch-sponsored legislation to protect the employment rights of members of the National Guard, and earlier this week passed a series of measures to support veterans.

The National Guard Employment Protection Act (H.R. 1879), which was cosponsored by Welch, would extend unemployment and reemployment rights to all those on full-time National Guard duty.

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March 25, 2010 Press Release

The U.S. House this week passed Welch-sponsored legislation to protect the employment rights of members of the National Guard, and earlier this week passed a series of measures to support veterans.

The National Guard Employment Protection Act (H.R.

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March 24, 2010 Press Release
Welch provision included in Small Business and Infrastructure and Jobs Act

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In The News

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.

February 18, 2010 In The News

By Susan Allen, Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Rep. Peter Welch spent the morning in Montpelier, talking about health care and other issues with residents during a "Congress in Your Community" meeting and presenting $150,000 to the Community College of Vermont for its job training program.

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