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December 7, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch launched a new Congressional web site and several new online platforms Monday to provide information, resources and assistance to Vermonters.

December 4, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch this week cosponsored legislation to fund job-creating infrastructure projects and reduce the deficit by taxing high-volume stock traders. The bill would ensure that top banks – six of which are planning to award bonuses exceeding $162 billion this year – contribute to the nation’s economic recovery.

December 3, 2009 Press Release

The House late Wednesday passed a bill cosponsored by Rep. Peter Welch that will increase transparency and reporting requirements for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).

December 2, 2009 Press Release

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) today announced that Vermont’s Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program will receive an additional $536,400 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

December 2, 2009 Press Release

Following President Obama’s address to the nation at the United States Military Academy in West Point Tuesday, Congressman Peter Welch issued the following statement:

“Tonight, President Obama presented the right analysis of the situation in Afghanistan but reached the wrong conclusion.

November 23, 2009 Press Release

Picture_018During a visit to the Vermont Foodbank on Monday, Rep. Peter Welch highlighted the rise of hunger in Vermont and urged the federal government to take a comprehensive approach to ending hunger throughout the country.

November 20, 2009 Press Release
Legislation includes Welch Pay-As-You-Go provision
November 19, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday highlighted a new Government Accountability Office report showing that credit card interchange fees – or ‘swipe fees’ – hurt small businesses and consumers.

November 19, 2009 Press Release

With Rep. Peter Welch’s support, the U.S. House passed legislation late Wednesday investing in firefighter assistance programs. The bill passed by a bipartisan vote of 395 to 31.

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October 21, 2009 In The News

By Nancy Remsen, Burlington Free Press

When Donna Watts' son dropped out of college at age 19 and began working a series of temporary jobs, he lost health insurance coverage under his parents' plan.

October 20, 2009 In The News

By Nancy Remsen, Burlington Free Press

When Donna Watts' son dropped out of college at age 19 and began working a series of temporary jobs, he lost health insurance coverage under his parents' plan.

October 18, 2009 In The News

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Rep. Peter Welch heard almost as many complaints from supporters of health care reform as he did from its opponents during a public forum Saturday.

October 18, 2009 In The News

White River Junction -- U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, Vermont's sole voice in the House of Representatives, acknowledged yesterday afternoon that the discussion on health care reform has taken a different tone in the Green Mountain State than it has in other parts of the country.

October 17, 2009 In The News

By Brent Curtis, Rutland Herald

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Rep. Peter Welch heard almost as many complaints from supporters of health care reform as he did from its opponents during a public forum Saturday.

October 17, 2009 In The News

By Katie Beth Ryan, Valley News

White River Junction -- U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, Vermont's sole voice in the House of Representatives, acknowledged yesterday afternoon that the discussion on health care reform has taken a different tone in the Green Mountain State than it has in other parts of the country.

October 9, 2009 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Plastic is slowly bleeding Kathy Miller and the Elmore Store to death.

October 8, 2009 In The News

Burlington Free Press staff report

WASHINGTON -- Plastic is slowly bleeding Kathy Miller and the Elmore Store to death.

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