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January 7, 2010 Press Release

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today signed a letter to President Obama urging him to release $590 million in emergency home heating assistance. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) signed a separate House letter making the same request.

January 6, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch released the following statement Thursday regarding the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission:

January 6, 2010 Press Release

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today signed a letter to President Obama urging him to release $590 million in emergency home heating assistance. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) signed a separate House letter making the same request.

January 6, 2010 Press Release

A $4.8 million economic stimulus grant awarded today to the Central Vermont Community Action Council will train about 2,400 Vermonters under a green jobs program authored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

January 6, 2010 Press Release

A $4.8 million economic stimulus grant awarded today to the Central Vermont Community Action Council will train about 2,400 Vermonters under a green jobs program authored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

January 6, 2010 Press Release

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) said Wednesday that a Vermonter -- Paul C. Bourbeau of Swanton -- has been selected as one of 17 members of the newly established and long awaited U.S. Department of Agriculture Dairy Industry Advisory Committee. U.S.

January 5, 2010 Press Release

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) said Wednesday that a Vermonter -- Paul C. Bourbeau of Swanton -- has been selected as one of 17 members of the newly established and long awaited U.S. Department of Agriculture Dairy Industry Advisory Committee. U.S.

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.

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December 9, 2009 In The News

A leaner form of a home retrofitting program introduced in Congress by Rep. Peter Welch is now a cornerstone of a strategy aimed at putting Americans back to work that was outlined Tuesday by President Barack Obama.

Energy proposal

December 9, 2009 In The News

President Barack Obama’s plan to help homeowners pay for energy improvements, nicknamed “cash for caulkers,” would also aid companies such as insulation maker Dow Chemical Co. and retailers Home Depot Inc. and Lowe’s Cos.

December 9, 2009 In The News

The House will move as early as next week on a jobs bill anchored by at least $75 billion in spending on infrastructure, according to House Democrats.

“We’re moving on jobs,” Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), a chief deputy whip, said following a Tuesday afternoon Democratic Caucus meeting.

December 9, 2009 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Bennington Banner

A leaner form of a home retrofitting program introduced in Congress by Rep. Peter Welch is now a cornerstone of a strategy aimed at putting Americans back to work that was outlined Tuesday by President Barack Obama.

Energy proposal

December 9, 2009 In The News

By Daniel Whitten, Bloomberg News

President Barack Obama’s plan to help homeowners pay for energy improvements, nicknamed “cash for caulkers,” would also aid companies such as insulation maker Dow Chemical Co. and retailers Home Depot Inc. and Lowe’s Cos.

December 9, 2009 In The News

The House will move as early as next week on a jobs bill anchored by at least $75 billion in spending on infrastructure, according to House Democrats.

“We’re moving on jobs,” Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), a chief deputy whip, said following a Tuesday afternoon Democratic Caucus meeting.

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