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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.

November 18, 2009 Press Release
Welch joins Sens. Brown and Merkley to launch "Rebuilding America"
November 18, 2009 Press Release

Vermont and seven other states will share nearly $4 million in economic stimulus funding announced today under a green jobs program that was authored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

November 18, 2009 Press Release

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today announced that the Village of Barton will receive $2.8 million for water system improvements funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

November 11, 2009 Press Release

In the wake of allegations that Blackwater Worldwide engaged in the bribery of Iraqi officials following a September 2007 shooting incident, Rep. Peter Welch on Wednesday called for an investigation of the company – now called Xe Services – by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

November 9, 2009 Press Release
Bill will extend access, end health insurance discrimination, provide choice and reduce costs
November 5, 2009 Press Release
House sends economic recovery measures to President Obama for signature
November 4, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch voted Wednesday to crack down on the credit card industry’s efforts to skirt new consumer protections.

The Expedited CARD Reform for Consumers Act (H.R. 3693), which passed the House today by a vote of 331 to 92, will accelerate the implementation of the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act (H.R. 627).

November 3, 2009 Press Release

With Rep. Peter Welch’s support, the U.S. House passed legislation late Monday that will improve the delivery of veterans benefits, assist in retraining unemployed veterans and make it easier for military families to relocate when transferred.

The three bills passed with overwhelming, bipartisan support.

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October 28, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch called on Goldman Sachs Wednesday to repay taxpayers the $12.9 billion it received through American International Group (AIG) before it awards bonuses to employees this year.

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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.

December 14, 2009 In The News

Diane Chung, co-owner of Gari Japanese Restaurant in Brookline, is staging a modest revolt against MasterCard and Visa.

December 13, 2009 In The News

By Megan Woolhouse, Boston Globe

Diane Chung, co-owner of Gari Japanese Restaurant in Brookline, is staging a modest revolt against MasterCard and Visa.

December 12, 2009 In The News

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December 10, 2009 In The News

The Community Health Center in Burlington will receive $10.9 million in federal economic-stimulus funding to construct a new energy-efficient building, twice as big as the existing structure on Riverside Avenue.

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