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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: Announced, 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
Date Title
April 23, 2008 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act
April 23, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
April 23, 2008 Close the Contractor Fraud Loophole Act
April 23, 2008 Welch Contractor Fraud Bill Passes House
April 22, 2008 For Earth Day, Welch Pledges to Continue Fighting for New Energy Policy
April 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2634, Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008
April 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5715, Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008
April 15, 2008 Administration, Contractor Lobby Testify in Welch-Led Fraud Investigation
April 14, 2008 Bush Administration Plans to Close Fraud Loophole in Response to Welch-Initiated Investigation
April 14, 2008 Abusive Practices by Credit Card Companies Must be Stopped
April 10, 2008 Relating to the Consideration of H.R. 5724, United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
April 10, 2008 Relating to the Consideration of H.R. 5724, United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
April 9, 2008 Markey, Emanuel, Welch to President on Oil: Make it Stop
April 8, 2008 Vermont Congressional Delegation Objects To General Petraeus' Call For Open-Ended U.S. Role In Iraq
April 7, 2008 Welch Drops Bill to Close Overseas Contract Fraud Loophole, Hearing Scheduled
March 20, 2008 Waxman, Towns & Welch Open Investigation into Overseas Contract Fraud Loophole
March 14, 2008 Calling for Investigation of the Foreign Contract Loophole Regarding Fraud
March 7, 2008 Welch Calls for Full Investigation into Bush Admin. Proposal on Overseas Contracting
March 6, 2008 Welch Leads on Bill to Overturn EPA Decision on Calif. Auto Standards Waiver
Feb. 27, 2008 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 5351, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008
Feb. 27, 2008 Welch Supports, House Passes End to Tax Breaks for Big Oil, Funds Renewables
Feb. 21, 2008 Welch Seeks to Protect Consumers From Predatory Credit Card Practices
Feb. 19, 2008 Welch Offers Proposal to Cut Gas Prices
Feb. 14, 2008 Welch Votes to Hold Bush Administration Officials in Contempt
Feb. 12, 2008 In the Aftermath of Walter Reed, Welch-requested GAO Reports Assess Care for Veterans and National Guard
Feb. 7, 2008 College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007
Jan. 28, 2008 Welch Responds to President Bush's "State of the Union" Address
Jan. 24, 2008 Welch Slams DHS Decision to End ‘Oral Declarations' at Northern Border
Jan. 24, 2008 OP-ED - Economic Opportunity Should Top Congressional Agenda
Jan. 23, 2008 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee- Effective Diplomacy and the Future of U.S. Embassies
Jan. 16, 2008 Welch Supports Opportunities for Veteran-Owned Businesses
Jan. 16, 2008 The State of the Economy
Dec. 17, 2007 Granting Consent to International Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum of Understanding
Dec. 14, 2007 Vermont Delegation Secures King Monument Pledge
Dec. 12, 2007 Letter to The Honorable George W. Bush, President of the United States
Dec. 6, 2007 Welch Hails Passage of Historic Energy Bill
Dec. 5, 2007 Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Act of 2007
Nov. 15, 2007 Welch Supports House-Passes Bill Prohibiting Warrentless Surveillance
Nov. 15, 2007 Bush and Republicans Refuse to Expand Health Care to 10 Million Children
Nov. 14, 2007 House Passes Bill Requiring Troop Withdrawal to Begin in 30 Days
Nov. 8, 2007 Congress Deals Bush First Veto Override
Nov. 7, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3685, Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007
Nov. 6, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3043, Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act ...
Nov. 6, 2007 Democrats Take America in New Direction
Nov. 5, 2007 Congressional Black Caucus
Nov. 1, 2007 Welch Bill Shuts 'Eron Loophole' Inflating Heating Fuel Bills
Oct. 31, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3920, Trade and Globalization Assistance Act of 2007
Oct. 31, 2007 Accomplishments of the 110th Congress
Oct. 30, 2007 Small Business Contracting Program Improvements Act
Oct. 18, 2007 President's Misguided Veto of Children's Health Care Holds
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