Representative Peter Welch's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (VT) - At-Large, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - At-Large
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9/14/16 Days After Welch and Duckworth's Request, Oversight Committee Calls Hearing on Prescription Drug Pricing 9/13/16 Welch, Durbin Statement on House Committee Passage of Repeal of Wall Street Reform 9/12/16 Expressing the Sense of the House About A National Strategy for the Internet of Things 9/08/16 Griffith and Welch Introduce the Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act 8/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office 8/10/16 Letter to the Honorable John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services; the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services; the Honorable Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services and the Honorable Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Armed Services - Support the Afghan Special Immigration Visa Program 8/09/16 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prioritize Human Rights and Justice Reform In Bilateral Talks With Mexico 8/05/16 Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin Announce $1.2 M. In U.S. Aid To VT's N. Border Communities 8/05/16 Letter to Democratic Colleagues in the US House of Representatives - Pro-Consumer Democrats Urge FCC to Reform Business Data Services Market 8/03/16 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Waters, Conyers, Johnson Lead Over 60 House Democrats in Letter Supporting CFPB Arbitration Proposal 8/02/16 Welch Initiatives Included in Legislation Signed into Law by President Obama 7/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers 7/28/16 Leahy, Sanders, Welch Press USDA For Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers 7/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief 7/18/16 Welch Announces Legislation to Make Summer Meals More Available to Kids in Need 7/14/16 Gun Violence 7/14/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Prohibit LGBT Discrimination in Government Contracting 7/14/16 Lawmakers Criticize Industry-Sponsored GMO Bill 7/14/16 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015 7/14/16 Welch Votes Against House Bill that Guts Vermont's GMO Labeling Law 7/13/16 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 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 Farm Credit Centennial Celebration 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 7/05/16 Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 7/05/16 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017 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 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 6/22/16 The Hill - A Fix For The Well-Intended Ethanol Flop 6/22/16 Energy & Commerce Democrats Denounce Republicans' Medicaid Proposal 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 Welch Statement on House Bill to Repeal Swipe Fee Reforms 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 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 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 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 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 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

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