Congressman Peter Welch http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner With Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-14 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Last week’s CIA criticism by Senator Dianne Feinstein is the latest chapter in the public debate over spying.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that “things are out of control” when it comes to intelligence.</p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86084 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Peter Welch Congressional Corner With Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-13 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>President Obama has been flexing his executive muscle.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock Congress’ inaction has forced the president’s hand on issues like the minimum wage.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86083 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Peter Welch Congressional Corner With Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-12 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Vermont has two Senators but only one Congressman.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the three need to work together well to be successful.</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86082 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Peter Welch Congressional Corner With Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-11 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>All of a sudden, we’re approaching another election.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Democrats are facing an uphill climb to retake the House.</p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 81980 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Peter Welch Congressional Corner With Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-10 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>College costs continue to skyrocket.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that college must be made affordable for Americans.</p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 81979 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Peter Welch Congressional Corner With Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-9 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that budgets for federal intelligence-gathering agencies need better oversight.</p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 81978 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Peter Welch Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-5 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In a polarized capitol, an unusual alliance has emerged between two Northeasterners.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his partnership with New York Republican Chris Gibson.</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 70845 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-4 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Immigration reform remains the subject of fierce debate in Washington.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is confident a deal can be struck.</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 70844 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Income for the vast majority of Americans has stagnated.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the middle class is being ill-served on many counts.</p><p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 70843 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch Bipartisan Congressional Group Introduces First Package Of Bills http://wamc.org/post/bipartisan-congressional-group-introduces-first-package-bills <p>After months of meeting with colleagues across the aisle, the so-called No Labels Congressional Problem Solvers Coalition introduced its first legislative package Thursday.</p><p>Members of the group of 81 bipartisan House and Senate members have been meeting weekly, and are introducing a package of nine bills. Hudson Valley Republican Congressman Chris Gibson says the legislation is divided among three categories: budget reform; government reform; and quality healthcare.</p><p>Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney says what he likes about No Labels is the following approach.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:03:20 +0000 Allison Dunne 69512 at http://wamc.org Bipartisan Congressional Group Introduces First Package Of Bills