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March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today in the House Committee on Energy and Commerce markup of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) indicted the so-called “repeal and replace” bill proposed by the Republican majority. A full transcript of Welch’s remarks can be found here.

March 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is scheduled to meet with President Donald J. Trump on March 8, 2017, to discuss lowering prescription drug prices.  Cummings will be joined by Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont, a senior Democrat on the Oversight Committee and the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Dr. Redonda G.

March 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Rep. Welch made the following statement in response to the President's revised Executive Order on immigration:

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Jim Costa (D-Calif.), Steve Womack (R-Ark.), and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) released the following statement today after reintroducing the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Reform Act (H.R. 1315):

March 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Just days after the President proposed a $54 billion increase to defense spending, Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) and Congressman Peter Welch (VT-AL) introduced the Department of Defense Overhead Cost Savings and Transparency Act which would declassify the entirety of

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March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Welch on Thursday released the follow statement calling on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign his post immediately: 

March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Welch made the following statement after President Trump's first speech to the joint session of Congress: 

February 27, 2017 Press Release

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. – Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) will hold a ‘Congress in Your Community’ town hall Friday, March 3rd from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction. 

February 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today on the floor of the House of Representatives, Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) demanded a Congressional investigation into President Trump’s ties to Russia. A full transcript of Welch’s remarks can be found here.

February 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON--As the critical relationship between the United States and Canada is in the spotlight after Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau’s visit to Washington, D.C., several members of the House of Representatives Northern Border Caucus are sending a letter to

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February 9, 2015 In The News

VTDigger

A group of Vermonters whose lives and work depend on 21st century innovation are rallying behind a 19th century model. Sort of.

February 4, 2015 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers pushed legislation to scale back parts of the renewable fuel mandate on Wednesday.

Reps. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Steve Womack (R-Ariz.), Jim Costa (D-Calif.) re-introduced a bill aimed at eliminating the corn-based ethanol requirement in the Renewable Fuel Standard, which is proposed every year by the Environmental Protection Agency.

February 4, 2015 In The News

The Reuters 

A group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers will begin their second attempt on Wednesday to introduce a bill that would reform the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) program in the United States, targeting an end to ethanol fuel-blending mandates.

February 2, 2015 In The News

US News

Resisting a campaign for greater transparency, the White House has decided to keep American taxpayers in the dark about how much they’re likely to spend on government spy agencies.

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February 2, 2015 In The News

The Washington Post 

President Obama's budget request set for release Monday includes plans for a six-year, $478 billion public works program that would be paid for with a one-time 14 percent tax on overseas corporate profits.

January 27, 2015 In The News

The Hill

House lawmakers in both parties at a Tuesday hearing voiced optimism that Congress could pass legislation requiring companies to notify customers about breaches of consumer data.

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January 13, 2015 In The News

It's the one thing Republicans have to do this year if they want a shot at the White House in 2016: Prove they can govern.

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January 4, 2015 In The News

 For many of these young people, their career choice is in their blood.

High school seniors from across Vermont gathered Saturday at the State House for the U.S. Service Academy Nominee Ceremony to recognize their hard work as they seek admission to the country’s military academies.

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