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November 10, 2008 Press Release
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.
November 4, 2008 Press Release
The Department of Defense announced today its recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for fiscal 2008.
October 22, 2008 Press Release
Dow falls as much as 430 points as weak earnings, slumping oil and gold prices add to recession fears.
October 12, 2008 Press Release
The Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Peru have announced an agreement to reduce Peru's debt payments to the United States by more than $25 million over the next seven years. In return, the Government of Peru has committed these funds to support grants to protect the country's tropical forests.
October 3, 2008 Press Release
Please click theheadline above to read Congressman Welch's full statement.Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch (VT-AL) issued the following statement on his vote on H.R. 1424, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008:"To govern is to choose,' said President Kennedy. The choices are often imperfect. Such is the case today."The economic crisis we face in America is real. It was fueled by reckless lending and borrowing engineered by Wall Street and imprudent individuals living beyond their means. Vermonters are rightly furious about being asked to solve a problem they did not cause. While we have the second lowest foreclosure rate in the country, the ripple effect of the credit crunch is being felt on the Main Streets, the Maple Streets, and the dirt roads of Vermont.
October 3, 2008 Press Release

Please click the headline above to read Congressman Welch's full statement.

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch (VT-AL) issued the following statement on his vote on H.R. 1424, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008:

September 29, 2008 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in opposition to the Wall Street bailout. Welch voted no on H.R. 3997, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008:"The economic crisis we face is real. However, I voted against the bailout because it isn't paid for and because I don't believe it will work.
September 29, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in opposition to the Wall Street bailout. Welch voted no on H.R. 3997, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008:

"The economic crisis we face is real. However, I voted against the bailout because it isn't paid for and because I don't believe it will work.

September 27, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) supported and the U.S. House passed an economic stimulus package that will boosts funding for state and community needs, including funding infrastructure improvements, extending unemployment benefits, and increasing the Medicaid reimbursement rate to the states.

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