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December 7, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch launched a new Congressional web site and several new online platforms Monday to provide information, resources and assistance to Vermonters.

December 4, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch this week cosponsored legislation to fund job-creating infrastructure projects and reduce the deficit by taxing high-volume stock traders. The bill would ensure that top banks – six of which are planning to award bonuses exceeding $162 billion this year – contribute to the nation’s economic recovery.

December 3, 2009 Press Release

The House late Wednesday passed a bill cosponsored by Rep. Peter Welch that will increase transparency and reporting requirements for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).

December 2, 2009 Press Release

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today announced that Vermont’s Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program will receive an additional $536,400 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

December 2, 2009 Press Release

Following President Obama’s address to the nation at the United States Military Academy in West Point Tuesday, Congressman Peter Welch issued the following statement:

“Tonight, President Obama presented the right analysis of the situation in Afghanistan but reached the wrong conclusion.

November 23, 2009 Press Release

Picture_018During a visit to the Vermont Foodbank on Monday, Rep. Peter Welch highlighted the rise of hunger in Vermont and urged the federal government to take a comprehensive approach to ending hunger throughout the country.

November 20, 2009 Press Release
Legislation includes Welch Pay-As-You-Go provision
November 19, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday highlighted a new Government Accountability Office report showing that credit card interchange fees – or ‘swipe fees’ – hurt small businesses and consumers.

November 19, 2009 Press Release

With Rep. Peter Welch’s support, the U.S. House passed legislation late Wednesday investing in firefighter assistance programs. The bill passed by a bipartisan vote of 395 to 31.

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December 22, 2009 In The News

(Host) Vermont Congressman Peter Welch says he's hopeful that a compromise can be struck between the House and Senate health care bills.

The house passed a bill in November that includes the so-called public option, which would compete with insurance companies.

December 21, 2009 In The News

By Steve Zind, Vermont Public Radio

(Host) Vermont Congressman Peter Welch says he's hopeful that a compromise can be struck between the House and Senate health care bills.

The house passed a bill in November that includes the so-called public option, which would compete with insurance companies.

December 21, 2009 In The News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture late last week announced that emergency aid payments, approved by federal lawmakers earlier this fall, will soon be on their way to struggling dairy farmers.

December 20, 2009 In The News

By Kathryn Flagg, Addison County Independent

The U.S. Department of Agriculture late last week announced that emergency aid payments, approved by federal lawmakers earlier this fall, will soon be on their way to struggling dairy farmers.

December 20, 2009 In The News

When Patricia Menduni leaves her role as development director at the Paramount Theatre this month, the organization will lose a talented grant writer who's helped secure key funding for the theater in only nine months on the job.

December 20, 2009 In The News

Adam St. Cyr doesn't look like a homeless man. And not too long ago, he wasn't.

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December 19, 2009 In The News

By Peter Hirschfeld, Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Adam St. Cyr doesn't look like a homeless man. And not too long ago, he wasn't.

December 19, 2009 In The News

By Stephanie Peters, Rutland Herald

When Patricia Menduni leaves her role as development director at the Paramount Theatre this month, the organization will lose a talented grant writer who's helped secure key funding for the theater in only nine months on the job.

December 16, 2009 In The News

By Darlene Superville, Associated Press

Insisting insulation is "sexy," President Barack Obama called Tuesday for new federal incentives to make millions of homes more energy efficient as a way to create jobs, save money for homeowners and reduce pollution.

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