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

The U.S. House on Tuesday passed a provision advocated by Rep. Peter Welch that would close the Reverse Morris Trust (RMT) tax loophole and save taxpayers $260 million.

March 21, 2010 Press Release
Click here to read more about the health care reform legislation.

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February 4, 2010 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Bennington Banner

Vermont Rep. Peter Welch joined fellow Democrats in hailing passage of "pay-as-you-go" legislation Thursday that is aimed at slamming the brakes on spending in Washington.

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February 3, 2010 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Bennington Banner

Vermont Rep. Peter Welch joined fellow Democrats in hailing passage of "pay-as-you-go" legislation Thursday that is aimed at slamming the brakes on spending in Washington.

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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.

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