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October 23, 2009 Press Release
Welch amendment strengthens monitoring of federally-funded projects
October 22, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch and a coalition of House members announced a breakthrough Thursday morning in reforming the Medicare payment system to reward quality health care.

October 22, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday urged Speaker Pelosi to require the health insurance industry to operate under the same anti-trust laws as all other industries.

In a letter sent Thursday, Welch and fourteen other members of the House urged the Speaker to repeal the industry’s anti-trust exemption while reforming the nation’s health care system.

October 21, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch voted Wednesday to provide life-saving care, treatment and support services to nearly half a million Americans living with HIV and AIDS.

October 20, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Tuesday called for legislation allowing young people to stay on their parents’ health insurance policies until the age of 27.

October 19, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch called on Congress this week to close a loophole that allowed Verizon to avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes when it sold its northern New England landline operations to FairPoint Communications.

October 19, 2009 Press Release
Welch retrofit program gains momentum, is included in Senate climate change bill
October 15, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday highlighted the struggles facing underinsured Vermont families who face exorbitant premiums, deductibles and co-pays.

October 15, 2009 Press Release

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today secured $1.5 million in federal funding for the Northern Border Regional Commission. The grant is the first time the four-state, economic development organization has received funding.

October 14, 2009 Press Release

The House passed legislation late Tuesday authored by Rep. Peter Welch to allow credit unions to continue practices that offer convenience and clarity to their members.

The Credit CARD Technical Corrections Act (H.R. 3606) passed on a voice vote.

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In The News

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.

October 31, 2009 In The News

By Kevin O'Connor, Rutland Herald

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.

October 29, 2009 In The News

Vermont's lone congressman says Goldman Sachs should repay taxpayers the $12.9 billion it received through American International Group before it awards bonuses to employees this year.

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October 29, 2009 In The News

By Saturday night, 1,500 Vermont National Guard members will be in Louisiana training for their mission to Afghanistan.

The first 300 soldiers left for Fort Polk on Sunday. About 600 more will board planes Friday afternoon. And another 600 will leave on Saturday.

October 28, 2009 In The News

Vermont Public Radio staff report

Vermont's lone congressman says Goldman Sachs should repay taxpayers the $12.9 billion it received through American International Group before it awards bonuses to employees this year.

Issues:
October 28, 2009 In The News

WCAX staff report

By Saturday night, 1,500 Vermont National Guard members will be in Louisiana training for their mission to Afghanistan.

The first 300 soldiers left for Fort Polk on Sunday. About 600 more will board planes Friday afternoon. And another 600 will leave on Saturday.

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