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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 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.

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.

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