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January 4, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Monday unveiled legislation to help Vermont businesses, workers and taxpayers confront the growing fiscal crisis caused by the depletion of the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) trust fund.

January 4, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Monday unveiled legislation to help Vermont businesses, workers and taxpayers confront the growing fiscal crisis caused by the depletion of the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) trust fund.

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.

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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.

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.

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