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January 15, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement Friday concerning Vermont Yankee:

January 15, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement Friday concerning Vermont Yankee:

January 14, 2010 Press Release
23 members sign on to Rep. Welch bill taxing TARP bonuses of $50,000 or more at 50 percent
January 14, 2010 Press Release

23 members sign on to Rep. Welch bill taxing TARP bonuses of $50,000 or more at 50 percent


Momentum continued to build Thursday for a tax on excessive Wall Street bonuses as 11 House members held a Capitol Hill press conference to rally for the Wall Street Bonus Tax Act (H.R. 4426).

January 13, 2010 Press Release

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday released $3.7 million in home heating assistance to Vermont, announced Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch.

January 13, 2010 Press Release

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday released $3.7 million in home heating assistance to Vermont, announced Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch.

January 12, 2010 Press Release

Revenues would fund direct lending program for small businesses

January 12, 2010 Press Release
Revenues would fund direct lending program for small businesses
January 12, 2010 Press Release

Revenues would fund direct lending program for small businesses

January 11, 2010 Press Release
Letter to President Obama follows first appropriation of $1.5 million to NBRC

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In The News

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.

November 24, 2009 In The News

Most Vermonters are preparing to test their consumption of turkey, though a surprising number – "one in 20" – don't necessarily know where their next meal is coming from.

November 24, 2009 In The News

By David Delcore, Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Most Vermonters are preparing to test their consumption of turkey, though a surprising number – "one in 20" – don't necessarily know where their next meal is coming from.

November 24, 2009 In The News

A federal government report ranking Vermont the sixth hungriest state in the country may come as a surprise to many, but officials say they have seen signs the problem is growing in Vermont.

November 24, 2009 In The News

By Lisa Rathke, Associated Press

 

A federal government report ranking Vermont the sixth hungriest state in the country may come as a surprise to many, but officials say they have seen signs the problem is growing in Vermont.

November 19, 2009 In The News

Rep. Peter Welch has asked the Obama administration to create a national program for making homes more energy efficient.

November 19, 2009 In The News

Some ideas seem too good to pass up: Free cone day at Ben & Jerry's, hitting the snooze button at least once before you fire up the snow blower and paying less to heat your home spring to mind.

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