Representative Peter F. Welch's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (VT) - At-Large, Democratic
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Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility Issue Position: Immigration Issue Position: Iraq Issue Position: Jobs for the 21st Century Issue Position: Global Warming Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Choice Issue Position: Minimum Wage Issue Position: Energy Independence and Global Warming Issue Position: Caring for our Veterans Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Gun Rights and Sporting Issues Issue Position: Health Care for All Issue Position: National Security Issue Position: Agriculture Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Ethics Reform Issue Position: Ending the War in Iraq Issue Position: Supporting Veterans & the Guard Issue Position: Fighting for Working Vermonters Issue Position: Energy 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/14/15 Star Tribune - House Ag Committee Approves Bill That Would Ban State GMO Labeling Laws 7/10/15 Bipartisan Group Led By Bustos, Welch, Ribble Announce Effort To Break Impasse Over Sustainable Funding For Highway Trust Fund 7/09/15 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee 7/09/15 Letter to Mac Thornberry, Chairman of House Armed Services Committee, Adam Smith, Ranking Member of House Armed Services Committee, Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittte,and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - National Guard 7/09/15 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Local Number Portability 6/30/15 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico 6/28/15 U.S. Congress Delegation Pays Respects to Families of Al-Imam Al-Sadiq Mosque Terrorist Attack Victims 6/24/15 Letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson, Department of Homeland Security - Family Detention Facilities 6/23/15 Letter to President Barrack Obama - Call for Greater Transparency in Political Spending 6/22/15 U.S. Representatives Peter Welch and David Young Look to Connect Rural America 6/19/15 Welch Holds Roundtable with Distillery Industry Leaders 6/18/15 Garamendi Statement on Pope Francis Climate Change Encyclical 6/16/15 Welch Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Downtown Businesses Compete with Internet Giants 6/10/15 Congressman Welch Seeks Stronger Labeling of Opioids 6/08/15 Rep. Welch Statement on Gov. Shumlin's Announcement 6/04/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Seeking Stronger Opioid Labeling 6/04/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid Process 6/04/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Simplify Financial Aid 6/03/15 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House of Representatives, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the House - Timber Tax Treatment 6/01/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - Trade Adjustment Assistance Funding 5/29/15 Lawmakers: EPA RFS Announcement Too Little, Too Late 5/27/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention 5/22/15 As Wall Street Banks Plead Guilty to Criminal Violations, Welch and Gutierrez Reintroduce the "Stop Deducting Damages Act" 5/20/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - TRID Regulation 5/20/15 On the Heels of Troubling New Report, Delauro, Welch, Courtney Introduce Bill to Help Police Financial Industry 5/19/15 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1806, America Competes Reautorization Act of 2015; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2250, Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2016; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2353, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 5/18/15 Roll Call - Democrats Face Risky Votes Ahead of Memorial Day Recess