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March 3, 2010 Press Release
At Capitol Hill press conference, coalition calls for fast action on money-saving measure

 

Rep. Peter Welch (Vt.) and a coalition of 61 House members introduced the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2010 Wednesday at a Capitol Hill press conference.

March 1, 2010 Press Release

On the eve of Town Meeting Day, Rep. Peter Welch called for a swift legislative response to the recent Citizens United Supreme Court decision allowing corporations to spend freely on political campaigns.

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February 26, 2010 Press Release
Becomes first office to enact Architect of the Capitol energy efficiency improvements
February 26, 2010 Press Release

Becomes first office to enact Architect of the Capitol energy efficiency improvements


GreenOfficeAt a press conference at his Washington office, Rep. Peter Welch unveiled new lighting and water fixtures designed to cut energy use and save money.

February 26, 2010 Press Release

Becomes first office to enact Architect of the Capitol energy efficiency improvements

February 26, 2010 Press Release

Becomes first office to enact Architect of the Capitol energy efficiency improvements

February 24, 2010 Press Release
Welch-sponsored bill restores market forces to insurance industry

By a vote of 406 to 19, the House on Wednesday passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Peter Welch to end a decades-old exemption from anti-trust laws for the health insurance industry.

February 24, 2010 Press Release
Welch-sponsored bill restores market forces to insurance industry
February 22, 2010 Press Release
As consumer protections take effect Monday, Welch argues for stronger legislation

As new provisions to curb credit card company abuses took effect Monday, Rep. Peter Welch renewed his call for a strict cap on interest rates.

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In The News

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.

February 17, 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.

February 11, 2010 In The News

By Steve Eder, Reuters

Time, prosperity and short memories could allow Goldman Sachs Group Inc to slowly ratchet up bonuses for its top executives, but analysts believe the days of mega payouts are probably gone for good.

February 10, 2010 In The News

By Steve Eder, Reuters

Time, prosperity and short memories could allow Goldman Sachs Group Inc to slowly ratchet up bonuses for its top executives, but analysts believe the days of mega payouts are probably gone for good.

February 6, 2010 In The News

Rep. Peter Welch leapt on news in a Wall Street Journal story Thursday that the House Republican leader was seeking contributions from Wall Street bankers in exchange for protecting executive bonuses.

February 5, 2010 In The News

Barre Montpelier Times Argus editorial

Rep. Peter Welch leapt on news in a Wall Street Journal story Thursday that the House Republican leader was seeking contributions from Wall Street bankers in exchange for protecting executive bonuses.

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