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Peter Welch's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: U.S. House (VT) - At-Large, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Provide Relief to Dairy Farmers
June 19, 2017 Welch Unveils Legislation to Remove Barriers Faced by Young Farmers
April 26, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Level Playing Field for U.S. Dairy Products
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency
Jan. 31, 2017 Lawmakers Make Push On Milk Labeling
Jan. 30, 2017 Gardner Joins Bill to Protect Family Farms
Dec. 16, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner Food and Drug Administration - Bipartisan Effort to Stop the Illegal Branding of "Fake Milk' as Real Milk
Dec. 7, 2016 Letter to President-Elect Donald J. Trump - Welch Suggests Steps to Stabilize Dairy Industry
Dec. 1, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Dr. Cathie Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics - Call for Support for the U.S. Brewing Industry
Nov. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Hal Rodgers and Nita Lowey, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Committee and the Hon. Bob Aderholt and Sam Farr, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Requesting Assistance for Dairy Farmers
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers
July 28, 2016 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Press USDA For Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers
July 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers
July 14, 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
July 14, 2016 Lawmakers Criticize Industry-Sponsored GMO Bill
July 14, 2016 Welch Votes Against House Bill that Guts Vermont's GMO Labeling Law
July 13, 2016 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to House Amendment to S. National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of Providing for Consideration of S. Motor Vehicle Safety Whistleblower Act; and Waiving A Requirement of Clause 6(A) of Rule Xiii with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions Reported From the Committee on Rules
July 6, 2016 Farm Credit Centennial Celebration
June 22, 2016 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
June 10, 2016 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
May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill
April 12, 2016 Reps. Gibson, Courtney, Welch Introduce Legislation in Support of Northeast Dairy Farmers
April 12, 2016 Reps. Gibson, Courtney, Welch Introduce Legislation in Support of Northeast Dairy Farmers
March 11, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf - Backing Real Maple Syrup
March 11, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Maple Producers
March 3, 2016 Truth in Labeling
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Helping Farmers Thrive
Dec. 9, 2015 FDA, Do Your Job, But Get It Right
Dec. 8, 2015 Letter to Michael Taylor. FDA Deputy Commissioner - New Cheese Standard That Could Harm Connecticut Dairy Farms
Dec. 4, 2015 Welch, Leahy, Sanders Challenge FDA on New FDA Cheese Standard
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Industrial Hemp
Sept. 22, 2015 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Val Doleini, Farm Service Agency Administrator - Dairy Insurance Program
July 27, 2015 Welch Condemns House Passage of Legislation Blocking States from Mandating GMO Labeling
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
July 23, 2015 Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015
July 22, 2015 DeLauro, DeFazio, Lawmakers Condemn Dangerous Industry-Driven Food Labeling Bill
July 22, 2015 Lawmakers Condemn Dangerous Industry-Driven Food Labeling Bill
July 14, 2015 Star Tribune - House Ag Committee Approves Bill That Would Ban State GMO Labeling Laws
June 19, 2015 Welch Holds Roundtable with Distillery Industry Leaders
April 9, 2015 Rutland Herald - Welch Talks Farms and Kids
April 9, 2015 Rutland Herald - Welch Talks Farms and Kids
Jan. 12, 2015 Final Signup Figures for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Show Majority of Vermont Dairy Farmers are Taking Advantage of Program
Dec. 16, 2014 Leahy, Welch: Greater Protection Starts For Vermont's Fruit, Vegetable And Other Specialty Crop Growers
Dec. 4, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Thursday's Final Extension of Enrollment Deadline for New Dairy Insurance Program Will Further Help Vermont Farmers Weigh Their Options
Dec. 1, 2014 With Deadline Looming, Welch Urges Dairy Famers to Sign Up for New Dairy Insurance Program
Nov. 19, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Encourage Vermont Dairy Farmers to Enroll in New Dairy Safety Program
Oct. 3, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $278,631 Farm Bill Grant -- A Third Larger Than Last Year -- Will Support VT Specialty Crops
Oct. 3, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $278,631 Farm Bill Grant -- A Third Larger Than Last Year -- Will Support VT Specialty Crops
Oct. 2, 2014 WCAX - Welch Hungry for More Time in Washington
Oct. 1, 2014 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: $594,645 Awarded Under Farm Bill To Help Promote Local Food Systems
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