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January 11, 2010 Press Release

Letter to President Obama follows first appropriation of $1.5 million to NBRC


 

Rep. Peter Welch and fellow House members from northern New England and New York today called on President Obama to fully fund the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) in his upcoming fiscal year 2011 budget.

January 8, 2010 Press Release

General Electric Aviation in Rutland, Vt., was awarded $11.9 million in tax credits for a clean energy manufacturing project, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced today.

January 7, 2010 Press Release

General Electric Aviation in Rutland, Vt., was awarded $11.9 million in tax credits for a clean energy manufacturing project, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced today.

January 7, 2010 Press Release

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today signed a letter to President Obama urging him to release $590 million in emergency home heating assistance. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) signed a separate House letter making the same request.

January 6, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch released the following statement Thursday regarding the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission:

January 6, 2010 Press Release

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today signed a letter to President Obama urging him to release $590 million in emergency home heating assistance. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) signed a separate House letter making the same request.

January 6, 2010 Press Release

A $4.8 million economic stimulus grant awarded today to the Central Vermont Community Action Council will train about 2,400 Vermonters under a green jobs program authored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

January 6, 2010 Press Release

A $4.8 million economic stimulus grant awarded today to the Central Vermont Community Action Council will train about 2,400 Vermonters under a green jobs program authored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

January 6, 2010 Press Release

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) said Wednesday that a Vermonter -- Paul C. Bourbeau of Swanton -- has been selected as one of 17 members of the newly established and long awaited U.S. Department of Agriculture Dairy Industry Advisory Committee. U.S.

January 5, 2010 Press Release

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) said Wednesday that a Vermonter -- Paul C. Bourbeau of Swanton -- has been selected as one of 17 members of the newly established and long awaited U.S. Department of Agriculture Dairy Industry Advisory Committee. U.S.

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January 4, 2010 In The News

By Peter Hirschfeld, Rutland Herald

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.

January 4, 2010 In The News

By Terri Hallenbeck, Burlington Free Press

Federal and state officials, business organizations and a labor union representative all agreed: It would be great if the federal government would continue to lend the state money interest-free for two more years to keep its unemployment fund in the black.

January 4, 2010 In The News

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.

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.

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