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June 16, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) issued the following statement after President Obama met with BP executives at the White House Wednesday. Welch has led House efforts calling for the suspension of BP's shareholder dividends and the creation of an independent escrow account.

June 16, 2010 Press Release

A new report released this week by the Treasury Department shows that small businesses are not the only ones hurt by credit card industry practices, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced Wednesday. According to the report, the federal government spends $116 million each year on credit and debit card swipe fees.

June 16, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) issued the following statement after President Obama met with BP executives at the White House Wednesday. Welch has led House efforts calling for the suspension of BP's shareholder dividends and the creation of an independent escrow account.

June 16, 2010 Press Release

A new report released this week by the Treasury Department shows that small businesses are not the only ones hurt by credit card industry practices, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced Wednesday. According to the report, the federal government spends $116 million each year on credit and debit card swipe fees.

June 15, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) sharply questioned oil company executives about the billions of dollars in tax breaks the industry enjoys during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Tuesday.

June 15, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) sharply questioned oil company executives about the billions of dollars in tax breaks the industry enjoys during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Tuesday.

June 15, 2010 Press Release

As BP board members debate whether to move forward with a scheduled dividend payment, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and 31 other members of Congress called on the oil company to instead direct those funds to an escrow account dedicated to cleaning up the Deepwater Horizon spill and compensating its victims.

June 15, 2010 Press Release

As BP board members debate whether to move forward with a scheduled dividend payment, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and 31 other members of Congress called on the oil company to instead direct those funds to an escrow account dedicated to cleaning up the Deepwater Horizon spill and compensating its victims.

June 14, 2010 Press Release

NeighborWorks of Western Vermont won a $4.5 million grant for innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, the Vermont congressional delegation announced today.

June 14, 2010 Press Release

NeighborWorks of Western Vermont won a $4.5 million grant for innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, the Vermont congressional delegation announced today.

The Rutland County nonprofit housing lender was awarded the grant – one of only 20 nationwide – for its proposal to save energy and create jobs retrofitting homes and municipal buildings.

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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.

December 10, 2009 In The News

By Nancy Remsen, Burlington Free Press

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.

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

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