Peter to House leaders: Potholes and bridges won't fix themselves
Standing under a crumbling bridge in Waterbury, Peter called on Congress to do its job and pass legislation to invest in America's transportation infrastructure. He called out a patchwork plan that would take money from pension plans to fund a woefully inadequate "Band Aid" response to our crumbling roads and bridges.
Passing Bipartisan College Affordability Legislation
The House approved two of Peter's proposals, co-authored with Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), to reduce college costs.
The Supreme Court Got it Wrong
Peter slammed the Supreme Court's recent decision that placed a corporate leader's religious views over a woman's right to health care coverage. He strongly believes that the use of contraceptives is a private decision between a woman and her physician.
Peter Fights to Protect Americans' Privacy Rights from Drone Flyovers
In a letter to President Obama, Peter joined with Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) in demanding "strong, enforceable rules" to protect the privacy rights of Americans from drones operating in American airspace.
Passing Bipartisan Legislation to Boost International Tourism to Vermont
Peter's bill to renew the successful Brand USA program overwhelmingly passed the House in a vote earlier this month.
PHOTO OF THE MONTH: Kevin and Adam Pearce of Hartland visited with Peter in his office before the Capitol Hill screening of "The Crash Reel: The Ride of a Lifetime." This compelling documentary chronicles Kevin's journey after he sustained a traumatic brain injury while training for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. It's a simple, eloquent story about the possibility of recovery, the power of perseverance, and a loving Vermont family.