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November 3, 2009 Press Release

With Rep. Peter Welch’s support, the U.S. House passed legislation late Monday that will improve the delivery of veterans benefits, assist in retraining unemployed veterans and make it easier for military families to relocate when transferred.

The three bills passed with overwhelming, bipartisan support.

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October 28, 2009 Press Release

Rep. Peter Welch called on Goldman Sachs Wednesday to repay taxpayers the $12.9 billion it received through American International Group (AIG) before it awards bonuses to employees this year.

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October 24, 2009 Press Release

On the International Day of Climate Action, Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement:

“Throughout Vermont, throughout the United States and throughout the world, people are taking action today to demonstrate the irrefutable fact that if we fail to change our ways, our planet faces great peril.

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

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In The News

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.

October 1, 2009 In The News

By Howard Weiss-Tisman, Brattleboro Reformer

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.

October 1, 2009 In The News

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

October 1, 2009 In The News

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

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

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.

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