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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Housing and Property

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
June 13, 2014 Welch Champions Legislation to Stimulate Construction of Affordable Housing
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Nov. 20, 2013 Homes Act
Nov. 5, 2013 Burlington Free Press - Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in heating funds
Aug. 2, 2013 Heck Joins Bipartisan Coalition in Introducing Bill to Encourage Saving for Home Down Payments
Feb. 25, 2013 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont NeighborWorks Groups Garner $427,230 To Help Vermonters Find Affordable Rental Housing
July 24, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: 2 New REAP Zone Grants To NEK Will Rehab Low-Income Homes And Refit Them For Energy Efficiency Savings
July 17, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $1 M. Veterans Administration Grant to Veterans Inc.
March 21, 2012 McKinley/Welch Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Create Jobs Through National Energy Efficiency Program
March 21, 2012 Congressional Quarterly - 'Sponsors "Cautiously Hopeful' About Efficiency-Rebate Bill'
Jan. 20, 2012 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin: Vermont Nets $21.6 M. in Post-Irene Community Development Funds
Dec. 9, 2011 Welch Announces Bipartisan Effort to Fight Homelessness in Vermont
Nov. 1, 2011 VPR "Vt. Delegation Announces Heating Assistance" - Transcript
Sept. 21, 2011 Welch Calls for Immediate Release of Home Heating Assistance Funds
Sept. 8, 2011 Letter to Chairman Rogers, Ranking Member Dicks, Chairman Latham and Ranking Member Olver
Aug. 18, 2011 Delegation Announces $1 Million Grant to Montpelier-Based Institute for Sustainable Communities
July 12, 2011 Rutland Herald: 'Welch Backs "Captive Insurance' Measure'
Feb. 14, 2011 Welch Statement on Funding of Home Star in President's Budget
Jan. 26, 2011 Welch and Poe Hail Wal-Mart's Decision to Move Proposed Wilderness Battlefield Super Store
Aug. 27, 2010 Vermont Delegation Supportive of New Public Lands on Lake Memphremagog
Aug. 19, 2010 Delegation: Nonprofit Lenders Get Infusion of Capital
April 23, 2010 Release: Vermont Delegation Comments on Morse Line Proposal
March 2, 2010 Blueprint For Recovery
Nov. 5, 2009 Welch Supports, House Passes Unemployment Benefit Extension, First-Time Homebuyer Credit
Oct. 9, 2008 The Middlebury Campus - Welch Bids on Bailout
Sept. 23, 2008 The Bailout Legislation
Sept. 17, 2008 Rutland Herald - Delegation Concerned With Financial Crisis
Sept. 17, 2008 Vermont To Receive $2.4 Million More For Home Heating Relief
July 30, 2008 President Signs Housing Bill with Welch-Led Small State Minimum
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
May 8, 2008 Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008
May 8, 2008 Welch Supports House-Passed Legislation to Ease Housing Crisis
May 7, 2008 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 3221, Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008
Dec. 5, 2007 Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Act of 2007
Oct. 10, 2007 National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act of 2007
Oct. 10, 2007 Landmark Affordable Housing Bill Passes with Small State Minimum, Adopts Vt.'s Successful Model
Sept. 12, 2007 Welch Advocates for Federal Affordable Housing Support
June 6, 2007 Wilson, Welch Introduce Bill to Fight Homelessness
May 17, 2007 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1427, Federal Housing Finance Reform Act Of 2007
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