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February 26, 2010 Press Release

Becomes first office to enact Architect of the Capitol energy efficiency improvements

February 24, 2010 Press Release
Welch-sponsored bill restores market forces to insurance industry

By a vote of 406 to 19, the House on Wednesday passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Peter Welch to end a decades-old exemption from anti-trust laws for the health insurance industry.

February 24, 2010 Press Release
Welch-sponsored bill restores market forces to insurance industry
February 22, 2010 Press Release
As consumer protections take effect Monday, Welch argues for stronger legislation

As new provisions to curb credit card company abuses took effect Monday, Rep. Peter Welch renewed his call for a strict cap on interest rates.

February 22, 2010 Press Release
As consumer protections take effect Monday, Welch argues for stronger legislation
February 18, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch released the following statement Thursday regarding the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, established today by President Obama:

"With our nation burdened by unprecedented debt, it is long past time that Washington gets its fiscal house in order.

February 17, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch released the following statement Thursday regarding the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, established today by President Obama:

February 17, 2010 Press Release
Career Readiness Certificate Program trains workers, supports businesses

Rep. Peter Welch on Wednesday announced a $150,000 federal grant for an innovative job-training program offered by the Community College of Vermont.

February 17, 2010 Press Release
Federal Stimulus Grant Will Upgrade Roads, Parking And Access To Waterfront North

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In The News

January 18, 2010 In The News

The nation's biggest banks cut their collective small business lending balance by another $1 billion in November, according to a Treasury report released late Friday. The drop marked the seventh straight month of declines.

January 17, 2010 In The News

By Catherine Clifford, CNNMoney.com

The nation's biggest banks cut their collective small business lending balance by another $1 billion in November, according to a Treasury report released late Friday. The drop marked the seventh straight month of declines.

January 16, 2010 In The News

The level of radioactive tritium is continuing to rise in the monitoring well at Vermont Yankee, and is now just below reportable drinking water standards, a representative from Entergy Nuclear said Friday.

January 15, 2010 In The News

By Susan Smallheer, Rutland Herald

The level of radioactive tritium is continuing to rise in the monitoring well at Vermont Yankee, and is now just below reportable drinking water standards, a representative from Entergy Nuclear said Friday.

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.

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