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January 15, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement Friday concerning Vermont Yankee:

January 15, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement Friday concerning Vermont Yankee:

January 14, 2010 Press Release
23 members sign on to Rep. Welch bill taxing TARP bonuses of $50,000 or more at 50 percent
January 14, 2010 Press Release

23 members sign on to Rep. Welch bill taxing TARP bonuses of $50,000 or more at 50 percent


Momentum continued to build Thursday for a tax on excessive Wall Street bonuses as 11 House members held a Capitol Hill press conference to rally for the Wall Street Bonus Tax Act (H.R. 4426).

January 13, 2010 Press Release

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday released $3.7 million in home heating assistance to Vermont, announced Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch.

January 13, 2010 Press Release

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday released $3.7 million in home heating assistance to Vermont, announced Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch.

January 12, 2010 Press Release

Revenues would fund direct lending program for small businesses

January 12, 2010 Press Release
Revenues would fund direct lending program for small businesses
January 12, 2010 Press Release

Revenues would fund direct lending program for small businesses

January 11, 2010 Press Release
Letter to President Obama follows first appropriation of $1.5 million to NBRC

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January 14, 2010 In The News

The sponsor of a bill to tax 50 percent of bankers' bonuses said Thursday he's "optimistic" about the legislation's prospects.

January 14, 2010 In The News

President Barack Obama unveiled his proposed $90 billion bank tax Thursday with some of his toughest rhetoric yet toward Wall Street, saying: "We want our money back, and we're going to get it."

January 13, 2010 In The News

By Jonathan Weisman and David Enrich

President Barack Obama unveiled his proposed $90 billion bank tax Thursday with some of his toughest rhetoric yet toward Wall Street, saying: "We want our money back, and we're going to get it."

January 13, 2010 In The News

By Michael O'Brien, The Hill

The sponsor of a bill to tax 50 percent of bankers' bonuses said Thursday he's "optimistic" about the legislation's prospects.

January 13, 2010 In The News

Everyone in Washington is taking a swing at Wall Street pay.

The Obama administration wants to tax it. The Federal Reserve wants to tweak it. And the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation wants to shape it.

January 12, 2010 In The News

Vermont U.S. Representative Peter Welch proposed a 50 percent tax on employee bonuses exceeding $50,000 at banks that received bailout funds from the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

January 12, 2010 In The News

By Eric Dash, New York Times

Everyone in Washington is taking a swing at Wall Street pay.

The Obama administration wants to tax it. The Federal Reserve wants to tweak it. And the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation wants to shape it.

January 12, 2010 In The News

By Ryan Donmoyer, Bloomberg News

Vermont U.S. Representative Peter Welch proposed a 50 percent tax on employee bonuses exceeding $50,000 at banks that received bailout funds from the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

January 5, 2010 In The News

State officials have yet to resolve a looming deficit in the unemployment trust fund that House Speaker Shap Smith referred to Monday as "one of the most difficult" financial issues facing Vermont.

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