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May 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), joined by a bipartisan group of 67 House colleagues, sent a letter to President Trump advocating for swift action to ensure Canada upholds dairy trade agreements.

April 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-VT), Rep. Peter King (NY-02), and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) announced they have rallied a bipartisan coalition to fight for full funding of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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April 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) today released the following statement: 

“Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people is crime against humanity and a clear violation of international law.  He is a war criminal who will be held accountable for his barbaric actions.  

April 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. David McKinley (R-WV)this week introduced the Fair Access for Safe and Timely (FAST) Generics Act. The legislation would thwart manipulation of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) drug safety regulations in order to block the production of generic alternatives to brand name medicines.

April 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Congressmen Peter Welch (D-VT) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) today delivered bipartisan letters to President Donald Trump calling on the administration’s support and use of the Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) and Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESCs).

March 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, after President Trump signed an executive order that calls on the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin dismantling the Clean Power Plan, Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) went to the House floor to slam the plan.

March 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) released the following statement:

March 20, 2017 Press Release

“We have expressed our serious concerns to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) about these arrests of several farmworkers and farmworker advocates.  We are also reaching out to ICE about the potential impact in Vermont of President Trump’s executive order calling for increased immigration enforcement.

March 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Monday that a joint town meeting will be held by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) on Saturday at Hazen Union School in Hardwick. 

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March 19, 2015 In The News

VPR

Congressman Peter Welch is sponsoring legislation to protect the personal information of consumers from electronic data breaches in the future. Welch says he's concerned because cyber criminals are stealing this data at an alarming rate.

March 17, 2015 In The News

Burlington Free Press

Peter Welch was visiting his sister-in-law for Thanksgiving in 2013 when he watched his first episode of "House of Cards."

February 25, 2015 In The News

Burlington Free Press 

As a Friday federal bill deadline approaches, Rep. Peter Welch is criticizing Republican leaders for balking on presenting and passing a budget for the Department of Homeland Security not tied to immigration reforms.

February 24, 2015 In The News

WCAX

Congressman Peter Welch says if a budget is not passed for the Department of Homeland Security, Vermont workers will feel it.

February 24, 2015 In The News

Vermont Public Radio

Members of Vermont’s congressional delegation are pressing their colleagues to prevent a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security this week.

February 24, 2015 In The News

Vermont Public Radio

Members of Vermont’s congressional delegation are pressing their colleagues to prevent a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security this week.

February 18, 2015 In The News

Rep. Peter Welch announced bipartisan legislation Tuesday that would make it more affordable for Vermonters to install wood heating systems in their homes or businesses. 

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