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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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: Jobs for the 21st Century
Nov. 11, 2013 Addison County Independent - Farmers Need Labor, Seek Immigration Reform
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 21, 2013 Facebook: Like It! Perlmutter, Welch Introduce Password Protections For Employees
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
Feb. 21, 2013 Welch Announces Bill to Protect Employee Privacy on Social Media Sites
July 24, 2012 Welch Cosponsors Bill to Protect Employee Privacy on Social Media Sites
Dec. 20, 2011 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Oct. 12, 2011 Markey, Tsongas, Welch Lead Bipartisan Effort to Preserve Proven Small Business Job Creation Tool
May 6, 2011 Welch Introduces Bill to Provide Dairy Farmers Access to Workforce Program
Feb. 11, 2011 Welch Plan to Help States Close Budget Gaps Gains Traction
Dec. 17, 2010 Welch Votes Against Trillion Dollar Tax Deal, Saying it Creates Too Few Jobs and Too Much Debt
Dec. 16, 2010 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Oct. 7, 2010 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
Feb. 11, 2010 Welch Wall Street Bonus Tax Act Introduced In Senate
Feb. 13, 2009 Conference Report On H.R. 1, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Aug. 7, 2008 Welch Demands Answers in Abuse of Tax Code to Fund Executive Benefits
June 12, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5749, Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008
Nov. 7, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3685, Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007
July 23, 2007 Welch Says Tuesday's Minimum Wage Hike A Reflection Of New Priorities, Progress
July 17, 2007 Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act Of 2007
April 20, 2007 Joint Release - Vermont Delegation Statement On Impeachment
March 1, 2007 Employee Free Choice Act
Jan. 25, 2007 Vermont Delegation Calls on Specialty Filaments to Explain Failure to Give Workers Notice
Jan. 19, 2007 Working Together To Make Progress For America
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