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January 11, 2010 Press Release

Letter to President Obama follows first appropriation of $1.5 million to NBRC


 

Rep. Peter Welch and fellow House members from northern New England and New York today called on President Obama to fully fund the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) in his upcoming fiscal year 2011 budget.

January 8, 2010 Press Release

General Electric Aviation in Rutland, Vt., was awarded $11.9 million in tax credits for a clean energy manufacturing project, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced today.

January 7, 2010 Press Release

General Electric Aviation in Rutland, Vt., was awarded $11.9 million in tax credits for a clean energy manufacturing project, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced today.

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.

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November 18, 2009 In The News

Rutland Herald editorial

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.

November 18, 2009 In The News

Rutland Herald editorial

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.

November 18, 2009 In The News

By Nicole Gaudiano, Burlington Free Press

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

November 12, 2009 In The News

By Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., said Thursday the effort to subdue the al-Qaida terrorist threat would be better served if the United States strengthened its relations with Pakistan rather than increasing the number of American troops in neighboring Afghanistan.

November 12, 2009 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Bennington Banner

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vermont, questioned the wisdom Thursday of boosting American forces in Afghanistan while on a Congressional trip to Pakistan.

November 12, 2009 In The News

By Daniel Barlow, Barre Montpelier Times Argus

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, a member of the powerful House governmental oversight committee, on Wednesday called for an investigation into reports that a military contractor tried to bribe Iraqi officials.

November 11, 2009 In The News

By Shay Totten, Seven Days

US Rep. Peter Welch is urging the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to investigate whether Blackwater Worldwide — now known as Xe Services — bribed Iraqi officials following a September 2007 shooting incident.

November 11, 2009 In The News

By Daniel Barlow, Barre Montpelier Times Argus

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, a member of the powerful House governmental oversight committee, on Wednesday called for an investigation into reports that a military contractor tried to bribe Iraqi officials.

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