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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (VT) - At-Large, Democratic
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Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care for All
Sept. 19, 2014 Stivers, Welch Introduce Bill to Increase Access, Drive Down Costs and Increase Competition for Generic
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias
Sept. 10, 2014 House Approves Gibson-Welch Legislation to Tackle Lyme Disease
July 29, 2014 Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2014
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
June 1, 2014 Reps. Welch and Rothfus Launch Bipartisan House Affordable Medicines Caucus
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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 The Washington Post - Federal Act Named for Gabriella Miller Signed into Law
April 1, 2014 Obama Signs into Law Welch Legislation that Provides Relief to Hospitals Serving Seniors
March 13, 2014 VPR: FDA Approves Controversial New Painkiller
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Kamala Harris, Attonrey General, Claifornia, Torn Miller, Attorney General, Iowa, and William Sorell, Attorney General, Vermont - Bring E-Cigarettes Under Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 16, 2013 House Passes Bipartisan Welch Bill to Fund Pediatric Research
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 6, 2013 Welch Announces Bipartisan Telehealth Legislation to Improve Rural Care
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 22, 2013 Rep. Welch Unveils 21st Century Healthcare for Heroes Act
July 16, 2013 The Hill - Community Pharmacies Have Critical Role in Providing Quality Healthcare
March 13, 2013 With House Set to Again Debate Ryan Medicare Plan, Welch Introduces Bill to Save Medicare $156 Billion
Jan. 18, 2013 Welch Statement on OneCare Vermont ACO Announcement
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
April 27, 2012 New York Times - House Passes Student Loan Bill Despite Veto Threat
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
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
Dec. 9, 2011 Welch Announces Bipartisan Effort to Fight Homelessness in Vermont
Nov. 29, 2011 Vermont Awarded $18 Million for Health Care
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 20, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services,
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 11, 2011 EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Oct. 5, 2011 Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
Sept. 21, 2011 The TRAIN Act
July 20, 2011 Make It in America
July 7, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
June 1, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
May 12, 2011 Welch Launches Bipartisan Organization to Make Drugs More Affordable and Lower Health Care Spending
May 10, 2011 At UVM Welch Highlights New Health Care Coverage for Graduating College Seniors
May 3, 2011 Repealing Mandatory Funding for the State Health Insurance Exchanges
March 31, 2011 The Budget Crisis
Feb. 28, 2011 Vermont Delegation and Gov. Shumlin hail Obama Endorsement Of state Health Reform Waiver Legislation
Feb. 28, 2011 Vermont Delegation and Governor Shumlin Hail Obama Endorsement of State Health Reform Waiver Legislation
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Jan. 25, 2011 Vermont Delegation Files Health Care Legislation
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