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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Energy

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
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Global Warming
Issue Position: Energy Independence and Global Warming
June 24, 2014 House Passes Welch Legislation Advancing Energy Efficiency in Schools
June 2, 2014 Welch Statement On EPA Climate Change
May 16, 2014 U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses Vermont Energy Summit
May 14, 2014 Sander, Welch Bill Would give States More Say in Nuclear Plant Shutdowns
May 13, 2014 Nuclear Plant Safety
May 9, 2014 At Welch's Strong Urging, Obama Doubles Energy Efficiency Initiative for Federal Buildings
April 30, 2014 Key House Committee Approves Two More Welch Energy Efficiency Initiatives
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Request Info on Challenges of Implementing RFS from EPA
March 25, 2014 125th Anniversary of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 4, 2014 Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2013
Feb. 28, 2014 Key House Committee Approves Bipartisan Welch Energy Efficiency Initiative
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 31, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.5 Million in Heating Assistance for VT
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Dec. 19, 2013 Welch Celebrates Success of Energy Efficiency Retrofits at Vermont Colleges
Dec. 5, 2013 Bipartisan Support for Extension of Energy Efficiency Initiative
Nov. 20, 2013 Homes Act
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Aug. 27, 2013 Welch Stresses Jobs and Safety Following Decision to Close Vermont Yankee
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Chairman Fred Upton and Ranking Member Henry Waxman, Committee on Energy and Commerce - RFS Reform Act
July 30, 2013 National Journal - House Awaits Senate Energy-Efficiency Efforts
July 12, 2013 Gardner-Welch Bill Targets Energy Efficiency in Federal Buildings
June 6, 2013 Energy Savings Performance Contracts
May 23, 2013 Daily Journal - McKinley, Welch Introduce Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bills
May 16, 2013 Milton Independent - Welch Continues Ethanol Fight
May 11, 2013 Rutland Herald - Vt. US Rep. Proposes to Reform Ethanol Law
May 10, 2013 WCAX - Rep. Welch: Progress Being Made on Ethanol Reform
May 10, 2013 Welch Announces Bipartisan Bill to Reform Federal Ethanol Mandate
April 25, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
April 24, 2013 Reps. Mike Thompson, Ted Poe, Peter Welch, Chris Gibson Introduce Legislation to Spur Investments in Renewable Energy Projects
April 23, 2013 State Journal - McKinley, Welch Introduce Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bill
April 23, 2013 Reps. McKinley and Welch Introduce Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bill
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairmam Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Kaptur - Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Funding
April 10, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Legislators Introduce RFS Reform Act
April 10, 2013 Bloomberg - Bipartisan Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Repeal U.S. Ethanol Law
March 21, 2013 Rep. Welch Pitches Energy Efficiency as a Way Forward on Climate Change
March 20, 2013 Climate Change is Real
Jan. 7, 2013 Welch Launches Statewide House Energy and Commerce Tour; Energy Efficiency is Focus of Rutland Stop
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 6, 2012 Politico - 'Gardner, Welch Hope to Build Bipartisanship on Energy Efficiency Successes'
June 8, 2012 Letter to Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy - Memorandum for Power Marketing Administrators
June 5, 2012 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 31, 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
April 26, 2012 Welch Fights for Extension of Renewable Energy Tax Credit
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