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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

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 2, 2009 In The News

Federal subsidies that cover about two-thirds of the cost of COBRA health care for unemployed workers began to run out Tuesday, according to a report issued by Families USA.

December 2, 2009 In The News

Vermont's congressional delegation remains doubtful of a troop buildup in Afghanistan, despite efforts by President Barack Obama to lay out a new path to victory in an address to the American people.

December 2, 2009 In The News

By Dan McLean, Burlington Free Press

Federal subsidies that cover about two-thirds of the cost of COBRA health care for unemployed workers began to run out Tuesday, according to a report issued by Families USA.

December 2, 2009 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Bennington Banner

Vermont's congressional delegation remains doubtful of a troop buildup in Afghanistan, despite efforts by President Barack Obama to lay out a new path to victory in an address to the American people.

December 2, 2009 In The News

By Dan McLean, Burlington Free Press

Federal subsidies that cover about two-thirds of the cost of COBRA health care for unemployed workers began to run out Tuesday, according to a report issued by Families USA.

December 2, 2009 In The News

(Host) All 3 members of Vermont's Congressional delegation say they have serious reservations about President Obama's plan to send 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan.

And it's likely that they'll oppose efforts to provide funds for the expansion.

December 1, 2009 In The News

By Bob Kinzel, Vermont Public Radio

(Host) All 3 members of Vermont's Congressional delegation say they have serious reservations about President Obama's plan to send 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan.

And it's likely that they'll oppose efforts to provide funds for the expansion.

VPR's Bob Kinzel reports.

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