Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Media

Latest News

December 17, 2008 Press Release

Burlington, Vt. - Rep. Peter Welch joined Concord Coalition executive director Robert Bixby Thursday to call for a renewed focus on achieving long-term fiscal discipline at a forum sponsored by the Vermont Business Roundtable.

December 16, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Peter Welch supported and the House passed a bill Wednesday that would aid the struggling U.S. auto industry and force it to become viable, sustainable and environmentally forward-thinking. The roll call vote was 237-170.

December 10, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC, December 10 - The Vermont congressional delegation introduced legislation today that would waive the state and local match requirement for all federally-funded highway, transit and rail projects through September 2009.The legislation is intended to stimulate the economy and create jobs by jump-starting projects stalled by state budget deficits. At the same time, it would immediately improve Vermont's and the nation's crumbling transportation infrastructure.
December 10, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC, December 10 - The Vermont congressional delegation introduced legislation today that would waive the state and local match requirement for all federally-funded highway, transit and rail projects through September 2009.

December 10, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Peter Welch supported and the House passed a bill Wednesday that would aid the struggling U.S. auto industry and force it to become viable, sustainable and environmentally forward-thinking. The roll call vote was 237-170.The bill, H.R. 7321, provides $14 billion in short-term loans to auto makers while ensuring strict accountability to taxpayers, enhanced environmental standards and a commitment to saving jobs.
November 26, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC, November 24 - In order to stimulate the economy and meet pressing infrastructure needs, the Vermont congressional delegation is seeking to waive the state and local match requirement for all federally-funded highway, transit and rail projects through September 2009.

November 24, 2008 Press Release
November 24, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC, November 24 - In order to stimulate the economy and meet pressing infrastructure needs, the Vermont congressional delegation is seeking to waive the state and local match requirement for all federally-funded highway, transit and rail projects through September 2009.
November 18, 2008 Press Release
Overseas contractor fraud loophole formally closed after new regulations issuedWashington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch uncovered, investigated and has now officially closed a multi-billion dollar loophole proposed by the Bush administration that allowed overseas government contractors to avoid disclosing fraud.In response to a law passed by Welch this summer, the Office of Management and Budget issued a rule late last week mandating that government contractors report any suspected instances of waste, fraud, abuse or overpayment to investigators general. The move caps a months-long effort led by Welch to restore accountability to government contracts and crack down on a misguided loophole crafted by the Bush administration.
Issues:
November 18, 2008 Press Release
Overseas contractor fraud loophole formally closed after new regulations issued

Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch uncovered, investigated and has now officially closed a multi-billion dollar loophole proposed by the Bush administration that allowed overseas government contractors to avoid disclosing fraud.

Pages