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March 11, 2010 Press Release
Introduces House resolution and delivers floor speech about Vermont landmark

Rep. Peter Welch today introduced a resolution in the U.S. House honoring the 100th anniversary of the Long Trail.

March 10, 2010 Press Release

By Rep. Peter Welch


Rare is the initiative that could save the job of a Michigan factory worker, help a Vermonter heat her home and put an Arizona contractor back out in the field. But one program embraced by President Barack Obama and gaining momentum in Congress would accomplish all three – and then some.

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

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January 30, 2010 In The News

Tax burdens and lending restrictions topped the complaints of local business owners and executives who attended a jobs forum Friday with U.S. Rep. Peter Welch.

January 29, 2010 In The News

By Stephanie Peters, Rutland Herald

Tax burdens and lending restrictions topped the complaints of local business owners and executives who attended a jobs forum Friday with U.S. Rep. Peter Welch.

January 22, 2010 In The News

The Department of Defense announced today its recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for fiscal 2008. Although the Marine Corps retained far more first term personnel than last year, it did not meet its ambitious first term reenlistment goals and it achieved 95 percent total retention.

January 22, 2010 In The News

Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Douglas L. Faulkner today announced the selection of eight recipients in five states and the Territory of Guam to receive $1.3 million through the Small Minority Producer Grant program.

January 22, 2010 In The News

Pilot Missing in Action From The Vietnam War is Identified

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.

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