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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: 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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Jerry Trudell
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Energy Independence
Date Title
Sept. 23, 2008 The Bailout Legislation
Sept. 22, 2008 Vermont Public Radio - Welch Wants Wall St. Bailout to Protect Middle Class Vermonters
Sept. 22, 2008 Welch Says Any Wall Street Bailout Must First Protect Middle Class
Sept. 22, 2008 LIHEAP Remains In The Mix As Congressional Session Winds Down
Sept. 18, 2008 Oil Speculation Bill Passes House
Sept. 18, 2008 No Child Left Inside Act of 2008
Sept. 18, 2008 Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008
Sept. 18, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6604, Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008
Sept. 17, 2008 Vermont To Receive $2.4 Million More For Home Heating Relief
Sept. 17, 2008 Rutland Herald - Delegation Concerned With Financial Crisis
Sept. 17, 2008 Passing A Comprehensive Energy Bill
Sept. 16, 2008 Welch Introduces Bill to Prevent Ousted Fannie and Freddie CEOs from Receiving "Golden Parachute' Payments
Sept. 16, 2008 Welch Statement On Comprehensive Energy Bill, Funds Renewables and Rolls Back Tax Breaks for Big Oil
Sept. 16, 2008 McCain's Assessment of Economy Shows That He Really Is Not An Expert On the Economy
Sept. 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6899, Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act
Sept. 15, 2008 Brattleboro Reformer - U.S. House Restores Vt. Highway Funding
Sept. 11, 2008 Bill Funding Vermont Transportation Needs Clears House, Sent to President
Sept. 11, 2008 Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008
Sept. 10, 2008 Welch Bill Protecting Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Passes House
Sept. 10, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3667, Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008
Sept. 10, 2008 The Deficit
Sept. 10, 2008 Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008
Sept. 8, 2008 The New York Times - College Presidents Defend Rising Tuition, but Lawmakers Sound Skeptical
Sept. 8, 2008 Welch Opening Statement from College Endowment Roundtable with Sen. Grassley
Sept. 6, 2008 Bennington Banner - Welch to Weigh College Costs
Sept. 4, 2008 Times Argus - Welch: 'Never Seen People So Scared'
Sept. 3, 2008 Welch Rides the Bus Burlington Free Press
Aug. 18, 2008 Vermont Delegation Hails Plan to Open New Rural Health Resource Center at the White River Junction VA Hospital
Aug. 7, 2008 Welch Demands Answers in Abuse of Tax Code to Fund Executive Benefits
Aug. 6, 2008 Letter to President George W. Bush, Re: Federal Disaster Assistance for Storm Damage
Aug. 1, 2008 Welch's Veterans Employment Bill Passes House
July 31, 2008 Welch Provision on College Affordability Bill Clears House
July 31, 2008 Welch Renews Call to Use Oil Profits to Fund Heating Assistance
July 31, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1338, Paycheck Fairness Act
July 30, 2008 Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008
July 30, 2008 Anti-Speculation Bill Blocked in House
July 30, 2008 President Signs Housing Bill with Welch-Led Small State Minimum
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 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6515, Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands Act of 2008
July 17, 2008 Motion to Instruct Conferees on S. 2062, Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2007
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 Welch Supports and House Passes Anti-Speculation Bill; Welch Amends Transit Bill to Help Green Bus Fleets
June 26, 2008 Energy Markets Emergency Act of 2008
June 25, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6275, Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008
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