Representative Peter Welch's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (VT) - At-Large, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House
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7/14/16 Lawmakers Criticize Industry-Sponsored GMO Bill 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House- Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/11/16 Courtney Announces New Bill To Aid Municipalities Like Haddam With 'Stranded Nuclear Waste' 7/07/16 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets $1.3 Million For Super-Size Culvert Under U.S. Route 7 In Brandon, In Latest Post-Irene Mitigation Grant From FEMA 7/07/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Condemning AstraZeneca for Putting Profits Over People 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 7/05/16 Letter to the Hon. Stephen Ayers, Architect of the Capitol- Lactation Stations 6/29/16 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.1 million in AmeriCorps Funding for Vermont 6/28/16 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture- Increase Broadband Speeds in Rural Areas 6/22/16 The Hill: A Fix For The Well-Intended Ethanol Flop 6/22/16 Energy & Commerce Democrats Denounce Republicans' Medicaid Proposal 6/22/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, United States House of Representatives, the Honorable Steny Hoyer, House Minority Whip, United States House of Representatives - S.J.Res. 28 6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees 6/16/16 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 6/14/16 Personal Explanation 6/14/16 Welch Statement on House Bill to Repeal Swipe Fee Reforms 6/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations and the Honorable Nita Lowey - House GOP Should Stop Shielding Political Organizations From IRS Scrutiny, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations 6/10/16 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor and the Hon. León Rodriguez, Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services- Address H-2A Agriculture Worker Delays 6/10/16 House Passes Bipartisan Amendment to Make U.S. Capitol Complex More Accommodating to Working Mothers 6/09/16 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017 6/03/16 Welch Applauds Vermont's Groundbreaking Prescription Drug Pricing Transparency Law 5/31/16 The Hill: Op-Ed: The Internet of Things has the potential to be the engine that powers our economy for decades to come 5/26/16 Personal Explanation 5/26/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency- Protect Pollinators & Further Examine Impacts of Pesticides on Pollinators 5/25/16 Letter to the Hon. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative- Clarify Position on Compulsory Licensing for Generic Medicines in Colombia 5/24/16 Vermont Firefighters Receive Nearly $700,000 in Federal Grants 5/24/16 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 5/24/16 Bipartisan Internet of Things Working Group Launched 5/24/16 Tsca Modernization Act of 2015 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/23/16 Bipartisan Energy and Commerce Telehealth Working Group Statement on Inclusion of Telehealth Provisions in MACRA QPP Proposal 5/21/16 VTDigger: EPA Top Administrator Heralds Brownfield Cleanup Grants 5/18/16 Ethanol Mandate is Unsustainable 5/18/16 RFS Mandate is Unsustainable 5/17/16 Providing for Consideration of H.R. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill 5/16/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization 5/15/16 Vermont Press Bureau: Welch Targets Opioid Scourge 5/13/16 House Passes Legislation to Address Opioid Epidemic, Welch's Bipartisan Initiatives Included 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors- Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/11/16 Establishing Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force 5/11/16 Reps. Flores, Welch, Goodlatte and Costa Introduce Food and Fuel Consumer Protection Act 5/11/16 Burlington Free Press: Welch Pushes for Opiate Funding 5/11/16 WPTZ: Rep. Peter Welch supports bills to fight opiate crisis 5/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Support for New CMS Medicare Part B Demonstration Project 5/06/16 Leahy, Sanders, Welch And Shumlin Welcome U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx To Vermont 5/05/16 Welch Proposes Criminal Penalties for Automakers That Deceive Customers and Regulators 5/04/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic 5/04/16 Letter to President Obama - Calling on President Obama to Keep Sudan Humanitarian Crisis a High Priority

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