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March 24, 2010 Press Release
Welch provision included in Small Business and Infrastructure and Jobs Act

The U.S. House on Tuesday passed a provision advocated by Rep. Peter Welch that would close the Reverse Morris Trust (RMT) tax loophole and save taxpayers $260 million.

March 21, 2010 Press Release
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March 18, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) cited Home Star's "transformative potential" this morning in opening remarks at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on the proposed energy efficiency jobs program.

A leader in promoting energy efficiency, Welch is the author of the Retrofit for Energy and Environmental Performance program, upon which Home Star is based.

March 18, 2010 Press Release
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced Thursday that the final health reform package that is now headed for House and Senate votes will recognize the early investment Vermont has made in its Medicaid program, meaning more than $100 million in added funding for Vermont's Medicaid programs over the next ten years.

The Medicaid solution for Vermont – one of the last issues to be resolved in f

March 18, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) cited Home Star's "transformative potential" this morning in opening remarks at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on the proposed energy efficiency jobs program.

A leader in promoting energy efficiency, Welch is the author of the Retrofit for Energy and Environmental Performance program, upon which Home Star is based.

March 18, 2010 Press Release

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced Thursday that the final health reform package that is now headed for House and Senate votes will recognize the early investment Vermont has made in its Medicaid program, meaning more than $100 million in added funding for Vermont's Medicaid programs over the next ten years.

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In The News

October 9, 2009 In The News

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 1, 2009 In The News

WASHINGTON — Vermont dairy farmers might soon see help from Washington.

September 30, 2009 In The News

Brattleboro Reformer editorial

It’s heartening to know that as health care legislation makes its way through Congress, there are a lot of Vermont’s ideas receiving serious consideration.

September 30, 2009 In The News

Burlington Free Press staff report

WASHINGTON — Vermont dairy farmers might soon see help from Washington.

September 29, 2009 In The News

Burlington Free Press staff report

WASHINGTON -- Vermont's congressional delegation continued Tuesday to make the case for the state's dairy farms, with Rep. Peter Welch introducing legislation to close a trade loophole that allows for the unlimited importation of a form of dried milk product.

September 29, 2009 In The News

By Matt Sutkoski, Burlington Free Press

FRANKLIN — A family who has owned a Franklin farm since 1946 said planned improvements to a remote border crossing into Canada could destroy their property.

September 29, 2009 In The News

MONTPELIER – U.S. Rep. Peter Welch urged President Obama this week not to send more troops to Afghanistan, saying that the eight-year battle there threatens to become another military quagmire.

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