WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), a co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus Prescription Drug Task Force, issued the following statement in support of S.216, Vermont’s new law that will require drug makers to justify prescription drug price increases to consumers. Governor Peter Shumlin signed the first-of-its-kind legislation Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Energy and Commerce Members Bob Latta (R-OH) and Peter Welch (D-VT) today announced the creation of a working group to examine the Internet of Things (IoT).
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) and Congressman Peter Welch (VT-AL) have introduced the Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act to facilitate planning and coordination among government and private entities to support expanded use of the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is a network of physical, everyday objects that have network connectivity.
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.
Cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and kale are among the most popular products at Vermont farmers’ markets. But until recently, these specialty crops have not been fully covered by the national crop insurance program.
Stretches of the Missisquoi and Trout rivers received federal protection this week that will add water-quality protection and preserve access by paddlers, anglers and hunters.
The U.S. House has given its approval to legislation that funds the federal government for the next nine months.
At least Democrats will have eggnog to wash down the poison pills they swallowed on Thursday as the House narrowly passed a government funding bill that will let Congress go home early for Christmas, and give Wall Street a fresh gift.
Two senators whose energy efficiency legislation failed earlier this year have re-introduced a watered down version.
The deadline for Vermont dairy farmers to enroll in a new price protection program has been extended to Dec. 19.
The Margin Protection Program is a voluntary insurance program that enables dairy farmers to protect themselves when prices fall.