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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

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.

October 3, 2009 In The News

People in Rutland County talked about their problems, and Rep. Peter Welch talked about how he thinks he can solve them.

October 2, 2009 In The News

By Gordon Dritschilo, Rutland Herald

People in Rutland County talked about their problems, and Rep. Peter Welch talked about how he thinks he can solve them.

October 2, 2009 In The News

As Vermont’s Congressional delegation pleads its case to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to deliver emergency aid to the state’s dairy farmers as soon as possible, they will be competing with lawmakers from every other dairy producing state in the nation.

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