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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
July 25, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Rutland Area Airport Nets $8.1 Million Grant For Safety Improvements
July 15, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014
April 28, 2014 Welch Unveils Push to Make Electric Vehicles More Affordable and Accessible
April 16, 2014 Vermont Delegation Backs Governor's Call for Congressional Action on Road Fund
April 8, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 2, 2014 VPR - Lack of Funding Could Halt Stat Funding Projects
March 23, 2014 Associated Press: US Rep. Welch to Hear of VT Alt. Transportation
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
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
July 26, 2013 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Dairy Trade
April 26, 2013 Huffington Post - FAA Furlough Bill Passes House To Ease Air Travel Delays
April 26, 2013 The New York Times - G.O.P. Claims Victory as Bill to Curb Flight Delays Passes
July 25, 2012 FEMA Okays Lamoille Valley Rail Trail Repairs
July 18, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $3 Million For Deerfield Valley Transit Association
June 19, 2012 Vermont Nets $8 Million to Complete Rail Upgrades from St. Albans to Canadian Border
June 8, 2012 Five Vermont Airports to Receive $1.2 Million
May 10, 2012 President Taps General Dubie To Be Deputy Commander Of NORTHCOM
April 19, 2012 Governor Shumlin, Congressional Delegation Announce $11 Million for Bridge Work
April 18, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4348, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II
Jan. 4, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets Nearly $135 Million In Federal Emergency Road Aid
May 6, 2011 Letter to Chairman Mica, Ranking Member Rahall, Chairman Duncan and Ranking Member DeFazio
April 14, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Ray LaHood, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation; and the Honorable Joseph Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad
March 31, 2011 Welch Fights Proposal That Threatens the Existence of the Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport
March 28, 2011 In Rutland, Welch pushes for Western Corridor project with nation's top rail official
Jan. 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Jeb Hensarling Chairman House Republican Conference and The Honorable David Drier Chairman-Designate House Rules Committee
Dec. 3, 2010 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of United States Department of Transportation
Oct. 4, 2010 Vermont Delegation: New Transit Buses Will Roll Into Vermont
Sept. 29, 2010 Delegation Welcomes Release of Funds for "Vermonter' High-Speed Rail Project
Aug. 19, 2010 New Navigation Systems At Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport Will Make Air Travel Safer And More Reliable
Aug. 6, 2010 Letter to Secretary LaHood and Administrator Szabo
May 26, 2010 Following Vermonter's Testimony, House Chairman Calls for Halt to Morses Line Project
July 30, 2009 Welch Supports, House Passes Bill To Restore Federal Highway Funding To Vermont
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
Nov. 24, 2008 Vermont Delegation Seeks To Stimulate Economy With Transportation Waiver
Sept. 11, 2008 Bill Funding Vermont Transportation Needs Clears House, Sent to President
Sept. 3, 2008 Welch Rides the Bus Burlington Free Press
July 23, 2008 Welch Backs Bill to Fund Vermont Transportation Needs
June 26, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6052, Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act of 2008
Sept. 20, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2881, FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007
Sept. 5, 2007 Supporting the Goals and Ideals of National Teen Driver Safety Week
July 23, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3074, Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
June 12, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2638, Department Of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008
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