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April 28, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch on Wednesday voted to overhaul the Defense Department's purchasing procedures to reduce waste and save money.

By a vote of 417 to 3, the House passed the IMPROVE Acquisition Act (H.R.

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April 28, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Wednesday voted to overhaul the Defense Department's purchasing procedures to reduce waste and save money.

By a vote of 417 to 3, the House passed the IMPROVE Acquisition Act (H.R.

Issues:
April 23, 2010 Press Release
The Vermont congressional delegation today asked the head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide overdue documentation needed by about 2,200 disabled veterans to qualify for property tax abatements.

"Any further delay in this process during the current year will result in hundreds of eligible veterans paying significantly more in property taxes than they owe," Sens.

April 23, 2010 Press Release

The Vermont congressional delegation today asked the head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide overdue documentation needed by about 2,200 disabled veterans to qualify for property tax abatements.

April 22, 2010 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday called on Attorney General Eric Holder to open a criminal investigation into Goldman Sachs' allegedly fraudulent sale of securities designed to fail.

Welch joined Rep.

April 22, 2010 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch on Thursday called on Attorney General Eric Holder to open a criminal investigation into Goldman Sachs' allegedly fraudulent sale of securities designed to fail.

April 21, 2010 Press Release
The U.S. House today passed legislation that would provide support for all caregivers of veterans, improve VA care for women veterans, and expand VA programs for veterans living in rural areas.

The Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act (S. 1963) was passed by the Senate late last year and will now be sent to President Obama for his signature. The vote was 419 to zero.

April 21, 2010 Press Release
At a hearing Wednesday to address the Federal Communications Commission's new national broadband plan, Rep.
April 21, 2010 Press Release

The U.S. House today passed legislation that would provide support for all caregivers of veterans, improve VA care for women veterans, and expand VA programs for veterans living in rural areas.

The Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act (S. 1963) was passed by the Senate late last year and will now be sent to President Obama for his signature.

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In The News

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.

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 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 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.

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