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September 7, 2007 Press Release
Legislation sent to the President for signatureWashington, D.C. - Congress has passed the bipartisan College Cost Reduction Act, which makes the largest commitment to college affordability since the GI Bill passed in 1944.
September 6, 2007 Press Release
This legislation establishes a process for a fair, thorough, and independent safety assessment.Washington, DC - Today Rep. Peter Welch introduced legislation to strengthen the safety of nuclear power facilities in Vermont and around the country by establishing a process for an independent safety assessment.
September 5, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to today's congressional hearings on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report assessing key benchmarks in Iraq. The report confirmed that Iraq has failed to meet all but three of eighteen critical benchmarks:
September 4, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to President Bush's just announced opposition to the funding levels contained in S. 1645, the Military Construction, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2008 and his threatened veto of other appropriations bills if funding for veterans' programs is not significantly reduced:
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September 4, 2007 Press Release
SPEECH OFHON. PETER WELCHOF VERMONTIN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007Mr. WELCH of Vermont. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleagues on the Science & Technology Committee for their efforts in bringing H.R. 2850, the Green Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2007 to the House floor. This legislation is important and very necessary.
August 29, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Vermont's Congressional Delegation -- Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Rep. Peter Welch -- has asked the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to reconsider a decision that hampers Vermont's efforts to bring health care to the uninsured through the Catamount Health Care program passed last year by the Vermont Legislature.
August 29, 2007 Press Release
Vermont delegation has asked the CMS to reconsider a decision that hampers Vermont's efforts to bring health care to the uninsured through the Catamount Health Care program passed last year by the Vermont Legislature.
August 27, 2007 Press Release
Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement on the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
August 27, 2007 Press Release
Over 10,000 Vermont students expected to benefit from estimated $44 million in new financial aid, no new cost to taxpayersBurlington, VT - Rep. Peter Welch was joined today by students and presidents from several of Vermont's colleges and universities on the University of Vermont campus to discuss a congressional initiative that marks the greatest commitment to college affordability since the GI Bill passed in 1944.
August 26, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement on the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales:

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