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January 4, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Monday unveiled legislation to help Vermont businesses, workers and taxpayers confront the growing fiscal crisis caused by the depletion of the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) trust fund.

January 4, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Monday unveiled legislation to help Vermont businesses, workers and taxpayers confront the growing fiscal crisis caused by the depletion of the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) trust fund.

December 31, 2009 Press Release

Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday announced that $5.7 million in emergency support to more than 1,000 Vermont dairy farmers has been released.

December 17, 2009 Press Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today detailed plans to distribute $290 million to struggling dairy farmers. The assistance is part of a $350 million dairy assistance measure Congress approved at the request of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

December 16, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch supported and the House passed legislation late Wednesday that will create jobs and extend critical services to the unemployed.

December 15, 2009 Press Release

ObamaEfficiencyPresident Obama singled out Rep. Peter Welch’s work advocating for an energy efficiency jobs program at an event today in Alexandria, Va.

December 14, 2009 Press Release

Picture_005Rep. Peter Welch on Monday announced his support for legislation that would help Vermont businesses avoid laying off workers by providing federal support for the state’s Short-Time Compensation (STC) program.

December 14, 2009 Press Release

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced Monday the nominations of 29 Vermont high school students for appointments to the U.S. Service Academies. Vermonters nominated by the delegation include applicants to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, or the U.S.

December 11, 2009 Press Release

With Rep. Peter Welch’s support, the House passed sweeping legislation Friday to reform the nation’s financial regulatory system and prevent another economic meltdown similar to that which launched the ongoing recession.

December 11, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Friday announced the hiring of Patricia Menduni as community liaison in his Vermont office.

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November 11, 2009 In The News

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November 9, 2009 In The News

Rep. Peter F. Welch, said Sunday that the historic health care reform bill passed by the U.S. House late Saturday night was far from perfect, but was "a solid step."

November 8, 2009 In The News

By Susan Smallheer, Rutland Herald

Rep. Peter F. Welch, said Sunday that the historic health care reform bill passed by the U.S. House late Saturday night was far from perfect, but was "a solid step."

November 6, 2009 In The News

Congress on Thursday extended tax incentives for first-time homebuyers that some realtors and lenders in Vermont say have energized a sluggish real estate market.

November 5, 2009 In The News

By Peter Hirschfeld, Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Congress on Thursday extended tax incentives for first-time homebuyers that some realtors and lenders in Vermont say have energized a sluggish real estate market.

November 5, 2009 In The News

Give U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., credit for being ready and willing to talk to his constituents on health care. Welch held a statewide “Telephone Town Hall on health care reform” Monday night.

November 4, 2009 In The News

By John Gregg, Valley News

Give U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., credit for being ready and willing to talk to his constituents on health care. Welch held a statewide “Telephone Town Hall on health care reform” Monday night.

November 3, 2009 In The News

Joyce in Colchester said lawmakers were taking too long to pass a health-care bill. Thomas in Glover said they were moving too fast.

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., sided with Joyce.

November 2, 2009 In The News

By Matt Ryan, Burlington Free Press

Joyce in Colchester said lawmakers were taking too long to pass a health-care bill. Thomas in Glover said they were moving too fast.

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., sided with Joyce.

November 1, 2009 In The News

Thousands came for the costumed bands, the illuminated floats, the sweets and screams flying through the air.

Michael and Bonny Durkin? They came for love.

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