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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

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: Running, 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
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Date Title
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
March 13, 2014 VPR: FDA Approves Controversial New Painkiller
March 11, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Zohydro ER
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
Feb. 2, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: In Another Milestone For Health Care Reform, In 2011, Vermonters With Medicare Saved More Than $4.8 M. On Their Prescription Drugs
Nov. 3, 2011 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 2112, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Oct. 6, 2011 Letter to theJoint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (Supercommittee)
June 22, 2011 The Hill - 'House Republican Signs on to Democrats' Medicare Drug Savings Proposal'
June 20, 2011 At Barre Senior Center Welch Announces Bipartisan Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices and Cut the Deficit
June 16, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives
June 16, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. 2012
May 12, 2011 Welch Launches Bipartisan Organization to Make Drugs More Affordable and Lower Health Care Spending
May 25, 2010 Feingold Introduces Welch Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act in Senate
March 3, 2010 Welch And 61 House Members Introduce Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Bill
Oct. 7, 2009 Momentum Builds For Welch Drug Price Negotiation Measure
July 31, 2009 Welch Amendment To Cut Senior Drug Prices Passes
July 23, 2009 Welch Offers Amendment To Require Drug Price Negotiation For Seniors
July 23, 2009 Welch Offers Amendment To Require Drug Price Negotiation For Seniors
July 8, 2009 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food And Drug Administration, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 24, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee And national Security And Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - Afghanistan And Pakistan: Oversight Of A New Interagency Strategy
Oct. 15, 2007 Oversight Report Reveals High Costs of Medicare Part D Drug Program
July 31, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3161, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Jan. 12, 2007 Welch Calls For Medicare Part D Reform, Ending Special Interest Hand-Out
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