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June 10, 2010 Press Release

As the U.S. House voted Thursday to allow emergency response officials to obtain advances from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) called on BP to ensure it has the resources to repay the fund.

June 10, 2010 Press Release

As the U.S. House voted Thursday to allow emergency response officials to obtain advances from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) called on BP to ensure it has the resources to repay the fund.

May 26, 2010 Press Release

Vermont Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch announced Wednesday that three Vermont towns will receive grants for the improvement of public safety services through the purchase of equipment and upgrades. This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

May 26, 2010 Press Release

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman James Oberstar (D-Minn.) called for a halt to a proposed expansion of the Morses Line port of entry Wednesday following testimony from Franklin resident Brian Rainville.

May 26, 2010 Press Release

Vermont Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch announced Wednesday that three Vermont towns will receive grants for the improvement of public safety services through the purchase of equipment and upgrades. This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

May 26, 2010 Press Release

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman James Oberstar (D-Minn.) called for a halt to a proposed expansion of the Morses Line port of entry Wednesday following testimony from Franklin resident Brian Rainville.

May 25, 2010 Press Release

Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) introduced the Senate companion to Rep. Peter Welch's Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act (H.R. 4752) Tuesday afternoon.

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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.

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.

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