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Peter Welch's Public Statements

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
July 31, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1338, Paycheck Fairness Act
July 30, 2008 President Signs Housing Bill with Welch-Led Small State Minimum
July 30, 2008 Anti-Speculation Bill Blocked in House
July 30, 2008 Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008
July 28, 2008 Our Mission for a New Energy Future
July 23, 2008 Welch Backs Bill to Fund Vermont Transportation Needs
July 23, 2008 Welch Backs Bill to Fund Affordable Housing, Address Mortgage Crisis
July 17, 2008 Motion to Instruct Conferees on S. 2062, Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2007
July 17, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6515, Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands Act of 2008
July 15, 2008 Welch Joins House in Veto Override, Prevents Devastating Medicare Cut
July 11, 2008 Welch Calls on President Bush to Release Oil From SPR to Address Fuel Cost Emergency
July 9, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5811, Electronic Message Preservation Act
June 30, 2008 Welch Government Contracting Initiatives Signed into Law
June 26, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6052, Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act of 2008
June 26, 2008 Energy Markets Emergency Act of 2008
June 26, 2008 Welch Supports and House Passes Anti-Speculation Bill; Welch Amends Transit Bill to Help Green Bus Fleets
June 25, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6275, Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008
June 24, 2008 Fox News "Your World" - Transcript
June 24, 2008 Welch supports, House passes bill cracking down on gas price gouging
June 19, 2008 Welch to Vote Against FISA Compromise
June 12, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5749, Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008
June 11, 2008 Welch Introduces Legislation to Crack Down on Excessive Merchant Credit Card Fees
June 5, 2008 Local School Construction Aid Passes House, Welch Amendment Allows Funding for Investment in Renewable Energy Systems
June 4, 2008 21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act
May 22, 2008 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
May 22, 2008 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
May 22, 2008 ‘Got MILC' Across the Finish Line
May 21, 2008 Welch Votes to Expand Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy
May 21, 2008 Welch Lauds House Override of Bush Farm Bill Veto
May 21, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6049, Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008
May 21, 2008 Strategic Petroleum Reserve Fill Suspension and Consumer Protection Act of 2008
May 20, 2008 Welch Reacts to New Evidence of Political Interference in EPA Auto Waiver Decision
May 16, 2008 Department of Energy Will Suspend Filling Oil Reserve Following Passage of Welch-Led bill
May 15, 2008 Welch Adds Vermont Flavor to '08 Farm Bill
May 15, 2008 Welch Gas Prices Bill Sent to President; Vt. Congressman Urges Signature
May 15, 2008 Congress Sends To President A Farm Bill That Will Renew And Expand The MILC Safety Net For Dairy Farmers
May 13, 2008 Strategic Petroleum Reserve Fill Suspension and Consumer Protection Act of 2008
May 13, 2008 Welch's Bill to Reduce Fuel Prices Passes House
May 13, 2008 Press Conference with Reps. Peter Welch (D-VT); Nick Lampson (D-TX); Edward Markey (D-MA); Rahm Emanuel (D-IL); Heath Shuler (D-NC) - H.R. 6022, The Strategic Petroleum Reserve Fill Suspension and Consumer Protection Act
May 12, 2008 Welch Will Introduce Legislation to Crack Down on Excessive Credit Card Fees
May 8, 2008 Welch Supports House-Passed Legislation to Ease Housing Crisis
May 8, 2008 Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008
May 7, 2008 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 3221, Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008
May 6, 2008 Time for Action on Record Gas Prices
May 2, 2008 Vermont Delegation Wins MILC Program Expansion In Farm Bill Negotiations
April 30, 2008 Letter to The Honorable William E. Kovacic, Federal Trade Commission
April 30, 2008 Panel I of A Hearing of the National Security and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Oversight of Missile Defense (Part Three): Questions for the Missile Defense Agency
April 29, 2008 Welch Calls Bush ‘Out of Touch' on gas Prices
April 28, 2008 Pelosi Calls on Bush to End Shipments to Oil Reserve, Bolstering Welch-Led Gas Prices Initiative
April 23, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5819, SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act
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