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May 13, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement Thursday evening after the Senate passed an amendment to Wall Street reform legislation cracking down on excessive swipe fees credit card companies charge to small businesses.

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May 13, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday introduced legislation he authored that would help military personnel and veterans transfer education benefits to their dependents.

May 13, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement Thursday evening after the Senate passed an amendment to Wall Street reform legislation cracking down on excessive swipe fees credit card companies charge to small businesses.

Offered by Sen.

May 12, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch on Wednesday introduced legislation to support Vermont dairy farmers by promoting market stability and curbing price volatility in the dairy industry.

Welch first outlined the legislation in April at the McNall family farm in Fairfax, alongside leaders of the Vermont dairy industry.

May 12, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Wednesday grilled BP President Lamar McKay about the oil company's failure to heed safety warnings ahead of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

May 12, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Wednesday grilled BP President Lamar McKay about the oil company's failure to heed safety warnings ahead of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

May 12, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Wednesday introduced legislation to support Vermont dairy farmers by promoting market stability and curbing price volatility in the dairy industry.

May 9, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Tuesday will continue a second series of Telephone Town Hall meetings in counties throughout the state.

Throughout May, Welch is holding meetings for residents of Chittenden, Washington, Addison and Orange counties. The hour-long calls allow Vermonters to discuss issues of importance with Welch and ask him questions about any topic.

May 6, 2010 Press Release

By Jim Abrams, Associated Press


Homeowners could collect thousands of dollars in Cash for Caulkers rebates for renovating their homes with better insulation and energy-saving windows and doors under a new economic stimulus bill the House passed Thursday.

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November 18, 2009 In The News

By Nicole Gaudiano, Burlington Free Press

Rep. Peter Welch has asked the Obama administration to create a national program for making homes more energy efficient.

November 12, 2009 In The News

By Sam Hemingway, Burlington Free Press

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., said Thursday the effort to subdue the al-Qaida terrorist threat would be better served if the United States strengthened its relations with Pakistan rather than increasing the number of American troops in neighboring Afghanistan.

November 12, 2009 In The News

By Neal Goswami, Bennington Banner

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vermont, questioned the wisdom Thursday of boosting American forces in Afghanistan while on a Congressional trip to Pakistan.

November 12, 2009 In The News

By Daniel Barlow, Barre Montpelier Times Argus

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, a member of the powerful House governmental oversight committee, on Wednesday called for an investigation into reports that a military contractor tried to bribe Iraqi officials.

November 11, 2009 In The News

By Shay Totten, Seven Days

US Rep. Peter Welch is urging the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to investigate whether Blackwater Worldwide — now known as Xe Services — bribed Iraqi officials following a September 2007 shooting incident.

November 11, 2009 In The News

By Daniel Barlow, Barre Montpelier Times Argus

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, a member of the powerful House governmental oversight committee, on Wednesday called for an investigation into reports that a military contractor tried to bribe Iraqi officials.

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."

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