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January 29, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- As a first step toward achieving accountability and oversight of the Bush Administration, Rep. Peter Welch questioned the interference in global warming science by Administration officials during a hearing of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee today.

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January 29, 2007 Press Release

January 30, 2007 -- For decades, the issue of climate change has focused on a debate about the science. Today, overwhelming scientific research shows that global warming is real, it is urgent, and it requires immediate action. That consensus has not always been present, but now only a shrinking minority remains as skeptics.

January 25, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Vermont Delegation Calls on Specialty Filaments to Explain Failure to Give Workers Notice

January 24, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Vermont Delegation Calls on Specialty Filaments to Explain Failure to Give Workers Notice

WASHINGTON DC- Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Representative Peter Welch today called on Specialty Filaments to explain why the company failed to give workers notice of the plant closing as required by The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

January 24, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Citing the vital role that COTS plays in the community, Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Rep. Peter Welch hope an agreement between the parties can be reached.

The following letter was sent by the Vermont delegation to the COTS Board of Directors and UE Vermont today:


January 24, 2007

January 23, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Citing the vital role that COTS plays in the community, Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Rep. Peter Welch hope an agreement between the parties can be reached.

The following letter was sent by the Vermont delegation to the COTS Board of Directors and UE Vermont today:


January 24, 2007

January 19, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Rep. Peter Welch has signed on as a co-sponsor of two pieces of legislation in the U.S. House that call for a change of direction in Iraq.

"The previous Congress was a rubber stamp for this President's Iraq policy.  Those days are over.  I will vigorously oppose the President's failed policy and reckless escalation of this war," said Welch.

January 19, 2007 Press Release

January 19, 2007 -- I want to thank the people of Vermont for electing me to serve you in the United States House of Representatives.

These first two weeks have been remarkable.

January 18, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Rep. Peter Welch has signed on as a co-sponsor of two pieces of legislation in the U.S. House that call for a change of direction in Iraq.

"The previous Congress was a rubber stamp for this President's Iraq policy. Those days are over. I will vigorously oppose the President's failed policy and reckless escalation of this war," said Welch.

January 18, 2007 Press Release

January 19, 2007 -- I want to thank the people of Vermont for electing me to serve you in the United States House of Representatives.

These first two weeks have been remarkable.

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