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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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: Announced, 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
Date Title
April 1, 2014 Obama Signs into Law Welch Legislation that Provides Relief to Hospitals Serving Seniors
March 12, 2014 Burlington Free Press: Welch Wants to Model Medicare after Vermont Health Program
Jan. 15, 2014 Bipartisan, Bicameral Medicare Reforms Seek to Improve Care and Lower Costs
May 17, 2013 Bennington Banner - Legislation Would Help to Protect Nation's Seniors from Scams
May 16, 2013 Deutch, Buchanan, Welch Introduce Seniors Fraud Prevention Act
May 16, 2013 Welch Introduces Seniors Fraud Prevention Act
Feb. 22, 2013 As Sequester Looms, Welch Pushes Bill to Save Nearly $160 Billion and Strengthen Medicare
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 8, 2013 Welch Urges Reforming Medicare to Reward Value, not Volume; Will Push Expansion of Accountable Care Organizations
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Dec. 3, 2012 VPR - 'Welch Says Budget Deal Is Increasingly Unlikely'
July 25, 2012 Vermonters Enrolled in Medicare Save $1.5 Million on Prescription Drugs in First Six Months of 2012
March 23, 2012 Marking Two-Year Anniversary of Health Care Reform, Leahy and Welch Tout Benefits to Vermonters
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Feb. 8, 2012 Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act of 2012
Feb. 1, 2012 Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011
Dec. 20, 2011 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Oct. 17, 2011 Letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 17, 2011 Senate Democrats Announce Agreement with GOP's Paul to Extend Expired Benefits for Elderly and Disabled Refugees
July 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 7, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 16, 2010 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
July 22, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 4213, Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010
Nov. 20, 2009 Welch Supports, House Passes Bill To Protect Seniors' Access To Doctors
Oct. 30, 2009 Fox News "Your World With Neil Cavuto" - Transcript
Sept. 24, 2009 Medicare Premium Fairness Act
Sept. 30, 2008 Burlington Free Press - Welch Leads House Newbies In Legislation
July 15, 2008 Welch Joins House in Veto Override, Prevents Devastating Medicare Cut
Jan. 24, 2008 OP-ED - Economic Opportunity Should Top Congressional Agenda
Dec. 5, 2007 Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Act of 2007
Jan. 19, 2007 Taking America in a New Direction in Our First 100 Hours
Jan. 12, 2007 Special Interest Over Public Interests
Jan. 4, 2007 Welch Sworn In, Casts First Votes For New Speaker
Oct. 25, 2006 Joined by Mayor Cassarino and Elizabeth Jeffords, Welch Outlines 'Pillars of Change'
Issue Position: Social Security
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