Peter Welch http://wamc.org en Welch Calls For Long-Term Funding To Highway Trust Fund http://wamc.org/post/welch-calls-long-term-funding-highway-trust-fund <p></p><p></p><p>As the nation’s Highway Trust Fund teeters on the brink of insolvency, Vermont Congressman Peter Welch is joining calls for reauthorization and a long-term funding solution. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 94932 at http://wamc.org Welch Calls For Long-Term Funding To Highway Trust Fund Welch Discusses Transportation Fund Negotiations http://wamc.org/post/welch-discusses-transportation-fund-negotiations <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont Agency of Transportation has released a list of more than 50 road, bridge and rail projects that could be delayed because the federal money relied on for those projects might not be available. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 94839 at http://wamc.org Welch Discusses Transportation Fund Negotiations U.S. Representative Welch Seeks Tax Credits For Electric Cars http://wamc.org/post/us-representative-welch-seeks-tax-credits-electric-cars <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House wants to make it easier for people to buy electric vehicles. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 01:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 89228 at http://wamc.org U.S. Representative Welch Seeks Tax Credits For Electric Cars Welch Leads Call For Clean Debt Ceiling http://wamc.org/post/welch-leads-call-clean-debt-ceiling <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Congressman Peter Welch joined with 186 of his Democratic colleagues in the House this week to send a letter he authored to the president urging support for passage of a clean debt limit. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with the Democrat about his efforts to keep the country from defaulting. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 74468 at http://wamc.org Welch Leads Call For Clean Debt Ceiling Vt. Rep. Welch Plans Series Of Appearances http://wamc.org/post/vt-rep-welch-plans-series-appearances <p>Vermont Congressman Peter Welch is planning a series of appearances in Brattleboro today.</p><p>At 10:30 a.m., Welch is to participate in a small business roundtable at the Brattleboro Development Credit Corp.</p><p>At 11:45, Welch will be holding one of his Congress in Your Community sessions at the River Garden with any member of the public who wishes to share concerns with the congressman or inquire about assistance from federal agencies.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:15:36 +0000 Jaired Crofut 70710 at http://wamc.org Vt. Rep. Welch Plans Series Of Appearances Vermont Congressman Discusses Non-Partisan Coalition http://wamc.org/post/vermont-congressman-discusses-non-partisan-coalition <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Democratic Congressman Peter Welch is a co-founder and co-chair of the No-Labels Congressional Problem Solvers Coalition. There are now 80 members of the non-partisan group that works to bypass historic gridlock and pass legislation.&nbsp; Sun, 21 Jul 2013 16:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 69447 at http://wamc.org Vermont Congressman Discusses Non-Partisan Coalition Welch Unveils Legislation to Assure Privacy Rights as Drone Use Increases http://wamc.org/post/welch-unveils-legislation-assure-privacy-rights-drone-use-increases <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Congressman Peter Welch and ACLU Vermont Executive Director Alan Gilbert used the Chittenden County Courthouse as the backdrop to express their concerns about the increasing domestic use of drones. Welch, a Democrat, said he will introduce legislation to assure privacy rights are not infringed as more and more law enforcement, businesses and private entities use the technology. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 69103 at http://wamc.org Welch Unveils Legislation to Assure Privacy Rights as Drone Use Increases Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-2 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch discusses the Farm Bill with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.</p><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 65815 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The IRS scandal has invited criticism from both sides of the aisle.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that the public trust has been violated.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 65814 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Student loan debt is close to crisis levels for many people.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that interest rates must not increase.</p><p> Wed, 29 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 65813 at http://wamc.org