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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
July 22, 2014 STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014
July 15, 2014 The Marketplace Fairness Act
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 12, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Regarding a Competitive Bidding Process in Incentive Auction
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Support For Rule Update Allowing Data Use on Airplanes, Opposition to In-Flight Voice Calls
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concern Over the Trans Pacific Partnership
Oct. 30, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: HealthCare.gov
Oct. 28, 2013 Reps. Latta and Welch Statement on FCC Rules to Tackle Rural Call Completion Problems
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
Sept. 19, 2013 Energy and Commerce Committee Rural Working Group Co-Chairs Applaud FCC Inquiry Into Dropped Rural Calls
Aug. 1, 2013 Terry, Schakowsky Announce Bipartisan Privacy Working Group
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 12, 2013 VTDigger - Welch Proposes Regulations for Private Unmanned Drones
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
May 21, 2013 Facebook: Like It! Perlmutter, Welch Introduce Password Protections For Employees
May 14, 2013 Policy Regarding Internet Governance
April 25, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act
April 5, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, and Shumlin: $1.6 M. Disaster Grant Will Help Prevent Digital Isolation In Future Disasters
Feb. 21, 2013 Welch Announces Bill to Protect Employee Privacy on Social Media Sites
Dec. 4, 2012 American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act
July 24, 2012 Welch Cosponsors Bill to Protect Employee Privacy on Social Media Sites
June 11, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
April 27, 2012 Rutland Herald - House to Take Up Postal Bill
March 27, 2012 Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2012
Dec. 22, 2011 Vermont Receives $3.6 Million for LIHEAP, Delegation Fights for More
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to Chairmen of the Armed Services Committee Mckeon and Levin, and Ranking Members Smith and McCAin
Oct. 12, 2011 Letter to Chairman Graves and Ranking Member Velázquez
June 29, 2011 Welch Unveils Bipartisan Legislation to Regulate GPS Tracking of Individuals
April 14, 2011 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012
March 17, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1076, Prohibiting Federal Funding of National Public Radio
March 17, 2011 On House Floor, Welch Defends Funding for National Public Radio
Aug. 18, 2010 Delegation: New Stimulus Funding for Vermont Broadband
Aug. 4, 2010 $116 M. Stimulus Grant And Loan Is Targeted To Bring Wireless Broadband To Large Swath Of Vermont's Unserved Homes And Businesses
April 14, 2010 Radio Spectrum Inventory Act
March 24, 2010 Secure Federal File Sharing Act
Oct. 28, 2009 Allowing Funding For The Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program
June 18, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet And The Subcommittee On Commerce, Trade, And Consumer Protection Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices And Consumers...
May 7, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet of the House Committee on Energy - An Examination of Competition in the Wireless Industry
March 12, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Communications, Technology And The Internet Of The House Committee On Energy And Commerce - "Universal Service: Reforming The High-Cost Fund"
Feb. 10, 2009 Letter to Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner, Harry Reid, and Mitchell McConnell - Leadership of the House of Representatives
Feb. 2, 2009 DTV Delay Act
Jan. 26, 2009 National Data Privacy Day
June 19, 2008 Welch to Vote Against FISA Compromise
Jan. 16, 2007 Joint Statement Of The Vermont Congressional Delegation On Verizon's Proposed Sale Of Its Vermont Landlines
Oct. 25, 2006 Joined by Mayor Cassarino and Elizabeth Jeffords, Welch Outlines 'Pillars of Change'
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs
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