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January 27, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday commended the Senate for approving pay-as-you-go budgeting rules.

By a 60-40 vote, the Senate passed a responsible budgeting amendment that is similar to legislation sponsored by Welch. The provision requires lawmakers to pay for new mandatory spending or entitlement programs either by cutting spending or increasing revenue.

January 27, 2010 Press Release

By Rep. Peter Welch


On Wall Street, fifteen months must feel like a lifetime. How else can one make sense of an industry that would reward itself with a bumper crop of bonuses barely a year after pushing the economy to the brink of collapse?

January 26, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch and 21 members of Congress introduced legislation late last week to close a loophole that allowed Verizon to avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes when it sold its northern New England landline operations to FairPoint Communications.

January 26, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch and 21 members of Congress introduced legislation late last week to close a loophole that allowed Verizon to avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes when it sold its northern New England landline operations to FairPoint Communications.

January 26, 2010 Press Release

An energy efficiency jobs program based on legislation written by Rep. Peter Welch will be included in a forthcoming Senate jobs bill, Welch announced Tuesday.

January 25, 2010 Press Release

An energy efficiency jobs program based on legislation written by Rep. Peter Welch will be included in a forthcoming Senate jobs bill, Welch announced Tuesday.

January 21, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) released the following statement Thursday following Goldman Sachs’ announcement of $16.2 billion in salary and bonus compensation for 2009. Last week Welch introduced the Wall Street Bonus Tax Act (H.R.4426), details of which can be found by clicking here.

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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 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

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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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