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August 22, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC - Vermont's Congressional Delegation - Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I), and Rep. Peter Welch (D) has asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a thorough and complete investigation into the collapse of a portion of a cooling tower at Vermont Yankee. The text of the Delegation's letter to Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Dale Klein is below:

August 21, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to the Bush Administration's proposal last Friday evening to adopt new, restrictive standards for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP):
August 20, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch issued the following statement in response to the Bush Administration's proposal last Friday evening to adopt new, restrictive standards for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP):

August 6, 2007 Press Release
Burlington, VT - Representatives for Vermont's children, seniors, and physicians joined Rep. Peter Welch today to highlight major health care legislation which passed the U.S. House and U.S. Senate last week.
August 5, 2007 Press Release

Burlington, VT - Representatives for Vermont's children, seniors, and physicians joined Rep. Peter Welch today to highlight major health care legislation which passed the U.S. House and U.S. Senate last week.


Welch held the press conference at the Community Health Center of Burlington after touring the center as part of National Health Center Week.

August 4, 2007 Press Release
Successfully amends legislation with Sen. Sanders' higher education energy and efficiency initiativeWashington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch, who became the only carbon-neutral congressional office in February, successfully included a carbon offsets program in comprehensive energy legislation which passed the Housethis evening.
August 3, 2007 Press Release

Successfully amends legislation with Sen. Sanders' higher education energy and efficiency initiative

August 1, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch voted to reauthorize the Children's Health and Medicare Protection (CHAMP) Act tonight, which will provide health care to an additional 5 million low-income children, prevent a pending cut in reimbursements for physicians, and expand access to prescription drugs and prevention services for seniors.

August 1, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch voted to reauthorize the Children's Health and Medicare Protection (CHAMP) Act tonight, which will provide health care to an additional 5 million low-income children, prevent a pending cut in reimbursements for physicians, and expand access to prescription drugs and prevention services for seniors.
July 30, 2007 Press Release
Continues legislative advocacy for veterans and servicemembersWashington, DC - The U.S. House is scheduled this evening to pass the Veterans Health Care Improvement Act, co-sponsored by Rep. Peter Welch, which continues reforms to improve the care given to veterans and servicemembers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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