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December 31, 2009 Press Release

Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday announced that $5.7 million in emergency support to more than 1,000 Vermont dairy farmers has been released.

December 17, 2009 Press Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today detailed plans to distribute $290 million to struggling dairy farmers. The assistance is part of a $350 million dairy assistance measure Congress approved at the request of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

December 16, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch supported and the House passed legislation late Wednesday that will create jobs and extend critical services to the unemployed.

December 15, 2009 Press Release

ObamaEfficiencyPresident Obama singled out Rep. Peter Welch’s work advocating for an energy efficiency jobs program at an event today in Alexandria, Va.

December 14, 2009 Press Release

Picture_005Rep. Peter Welch on Monday announced his support for legislation that would help Vermont businesses avoid laying off workers by providing federal support for the state’s Short-Time Compensation (STC) program.

December 14, 2009 Press Release

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced Monday the nominations of 29 Vermont high school students for appointments to the U.S. Service Academies. Vermonters nominated by the delegation include applicants to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, or the U.S.

December 11, 2009 Press Release

With Rep. Peter Welch’s support, the House passed sweeping legislation Friday to reform the nation’s financial regulatory system and prevent another economic meltdown similar to that which launched the ongoing recession.

December 11, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Friday announced the hiring of Patricia Menduni as community liaison in his Vermont office.

December 9, 2009 Press Release

The Community Health Center of Burlington was awarded $10.9 million in federal stimulus funds for construction of a new building that will double the center’s size and allow it to serve more patients throughout Chittenden County, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced.

December 8, 2009 Press Release
Rep. Welch introduces his REEP program at the home ofJason Van Driesche and Susan Munkres in Burlington

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January 3, 2010 In The News

By Dan McLean, Burlington Free Press

Nearly $6 million in federal aid is being dispersed to Vermont's dairy farmers to help offset a portion of the heavy losses from the collapse in milk prices this year.

December 24, 2009 In The News

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch says the Senate’s version of health care reform, set for a final vote today, lacks three key principals that should be addressed when the House and Senate attempt to merge the two differing bills.

December 23, 2009 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Brattleboro Reformer

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch says the Senate’s version of health care reform, set for a final vote today, lacks three key principals that should be addressed when the House and Senate attempt to merge the two differing bills.

December 23, 2009 In The News

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch said Tuesday that he is disappointed in the Senate's version of health care reform, but will keep fighting for a public health insurance option as the two bills are reconciled.

December 23, 2009 In The News

The final donors at the Gift-of-Life Marathon, along with the drive's volunteers and staff, paced the Paramount Theatre in nervous anticipation for nearly an hour after the last pint of blood was collected Tuesday evening.

December 22, 2009 In The News

By Stephanie Peters, Rutland Herald

The final donors at the Gift-of-Life Marathon, along with the drive's volunteers and staff, paced the Paramount Theatre in nervous anticipation for nearly an hour after the last pint of blood was collected Tuesday evening.

December 22, 2009 In The News

By Daniel Barlow, Rutland Herald

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch said Tuesday that he is disappointed in the Senate's version of health care reform, but will keep fighting for a public health insurance option as the two bills are reconciled.

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