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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Peter F. Welch
Office: U.S. House (VT) - At-Large, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - At-Large
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Margaret Cheney; 5 Children, 3 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 05/02/1947
Birth Place: Springfield, MA
Home City: Norwich, VT
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzer, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - As Propane Prices Soar, Congressional Delegation Seeks Emergency Export Curbs
Oct. 27, 2013 Time Argus - Welch Leans on JPMorgan to Pay Full Settlement
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
May 6, 2013 Welch Calls For a House Vote on Marketplace Fairness Act
April 30, 2013 Letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White - Protect Consumers' Legal Rights Against Wall Street
April 3, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Support of Commissioner Bart Chilton's Re-Nomination to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Nov. 27, 2012 VPR - 'Under Compromise, Internet Sellers May Soon Collect Sales Tax'
Nov. 26, 2012 On Cyber Monday, Welch Calls for Lame Duck Passage of Main Street Fairness Act
Sept. 20, 2012 Swipe Fees
Sept. 20, 2012 Swipe Fees
Sept. 11, 2012 Reauthorizing Certain Visa Programs
July 24, 2012 Marketplace Equality Act
July 13, 2012 Welch Reacts to Settlement Over Credit Card Swipe Fees
July 9, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Karen G. Mills, Administrator, United States Small Business Administration
May 29, 2012 Welch Expands Successful Vermont Partnership Helping Veterans Start Small Businesses
Oct. 26, 2011 Letter to Department of State Inspector General Geisel
Oct. 12, 2011 Letter to Chairman Graves and Ranking Member Velázquez
Sept. 22, 2011 As Winter Approaches, Welch Introduces Legislation to Rein in Oil Speculators and Lower Oil and Gas Prices
Sept. 8, 2011 Roll Call - Welch Tries to Build Bipartisan Disaster Coalition
July 22, 2011 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2012
July 22, 2011 Welch Opposes Legislation to Gut Key Consumer Protection Agency
April 14, 2011 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012
March 22, 2011 Obama Administration, Governor Shumlin Announce Funds to Spur at Least $132 Million in New Lending to Vermont Small Businesses
March 16, 2011 Letter to All Members of the US House of Representatives
Oct. 7, 2010 Vermont Delegation: Only 10 Days Old, Newly Signed Small Business Jobs Bill Has Already Cleared The $1.5 M. Loan Backlog Of Vermont Firms Wanting To Grow And Hire; 25 New Vermont Jobs On Tap
Sept. 23, 2010 Welch supports, House passes Small Business Lending Fund Act
Aug. 19, 2010 Delegation: Nonprofit Lenders Get Infusion of Capital
July 28, 2010 Oversight Committee advances Welch bill banning contractors convicted of bribery
June 23, 2010 Keep the Durbin Amendment in the Wall Street Bill
June 18, 2010 Welch Supports, House Passes Small Business Lending Bill
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
May 27, 2010 Support the Durbin Amendment
May 24, 2010 Welch Introduces Bill to Ban Federal Contractors Convicted of Bribing Foreign Officials
May 13, 2010 Welch Statement on Senate Passage of Durbin Swipe Fee Amendment
May 13, 2010 Welch Statement on Senate Passage of Durbin Swipe Fee Amendment
May 4, 2010 Welch Introduces Legislation To Limit Debit Card Fees
March 24, 2010 House Passes Jobs Bill, Closes Loophole Used By Verizon In Fairpoint Sale
Feb. 2, 2010 Welch Hails Obama's Small Business Lending Plan
Jan. 14, 2010 Lawmakers Rally For Wall Street Bonus Tax At Capitol Hill Press Conference
Dec. 16, 2009 Welch Supports, House Passes Jobs For Main Street Act
Dec. 11, 2009 Welch Supports, House Passes Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act
Dec. 3, 2009 House Passes Welch-Sponsored TARP Transparency Bill
Nov. 4, 2009 Welch Supports, House Passes Bill To Speed Up Credit Card Consumer Protections
Oct. 13, 2009 Credit Card Technical Corrections Act Of 2009
Sept. 30, 2009 Welch Joins Business Owners Delivering 1.6M Signatures Urging Reform Of Credit Card Fees
July 13, 2009 Welch Unveils Bill Intended To Increase Access To Credit For Small Businesses
May 28, 2009 Letter to the Steven Rattner, Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury - Elimination of Thousands of Chrysler and GM Dealerships
May 20, 2009 House Sends Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights to President Obama For Signature
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