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February 26, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch, co-chair of the House Drug Pricing Task Force, called on the Obama Administration this week to block an effort by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to dodge billions of dollars in federal taxes.
February 10, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 5-4 decision, put a stay on implementing President Obama’s Clean Power Plan while litigation proceeds before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
February 10, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 5-4 decision, put a stay on implementing President Obama’s Clean Power Plan while litigation proceeds before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. 

February 5, 2016 Press Release
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an amendment introduced by Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) that would expand the federal housing assistance program to cover previously ineligible expenses of low income mobile home owners. The bipartisan initiative was approved as an amendment to the Housing Opportunities Through Modernization Act (H.R. 3700), which passed the House and will now go to the Senate for further consideration.
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February 3, 2016 Press Release
Reps. Kevin Cramer (R- ND), Bob Latta (R-OH), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Peter Welch (D-VT) today announced the launch of the Rural Broadband Caucus. The bipartisan initiative will facilitate discussion, educate Members of Congress and staff, and develop policy solutions to the digital divide that exists in rural America.
January 5, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) today announced the introduction of his bipartisan legislation encouraging Medicare beneficiaries to make their treatment preferences known to families and providers should they be unable to make their own decisions due to a debilitating or terminal illness. The announcement took place at the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Adult Primary Care facility in South Burlington.
December 10, 2015 Press Release
At a Capitol Hill press conference this afternoon, Rep. Peter Welch (VT-AL), joined by Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA), announced the introduction in the House of bipartisan legislation that would authorize the use of American military force against ISIL. Joining Welch and Rigell at the press conference were Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ), the sponsors of identical legislation in the Senate.
December 8, 2015 Press Release
The Vermont congressional delegation – Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) and Rep. Peter Welch (D) – announced Tuesday that they have called upon the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to improve public input on proposed changes to nuclear plant decommissioning regulations.
December 4, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) are leading a bicameral, bipartisan coalition in Congress challenging a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standard that could ban many age-old recipes for raw milk cheese and severely harm artisan cheese producers in Vermont.
November 30, 2015 Press Release
Following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of the final rules for the 2014-2016 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Reps. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Steve Womack (R-Ar.), and Jim Costa (D-Calif.) released the following statement.

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September 29, 2014 In The News

Think Progress

Two lawmakers want to make life a little easier for coal miners who have lost their jobs in recent years.

September 26, 2014 In The News

Opinion: Times Argus

By: Stephen L. Finner, Barre

September 25, 2014 In The News

WCAX

Congressman Peter Welch, D-Vermont, says he's fighting to improve reimbursements for Vermont's ambulance providers.

September 25, 2014 In The News

Vermont Public Radio

Two rivers in northern Vermont appear headed for federal recognition as wild and scenic waterways.

September 18, 2014 In The News

ABC News 

Lawmakers and strategists from both parties are gathering to outline a plan to save Social Security, add 25 million jobs and balance the federal budget.

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