Welch http://wamc.org en Increase In Heating Assistance Funding Requested http://wamc.org/post/increase-heating-assistance-funding-requested <p></p><p></p><p>Some of the region’s Congressional representatives are calling for an increase in funding to the program that provides heating assistance to low income families. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 81638 at http://wamc.org Increase In Heating Assistance Funding Requested Vermont Congressman Discusses North Africa Trip http://wamc.org/post/vermont-congressman-discusses-north-africa-trip <p></p><p></p><p>Congressman Peter Welch returned this week from a Congressional oversight trip to Libya and Egypt. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with Vermont’s at-large Democratic representative about the reason for, and his assessment of, the trip. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 77820 at http://wamc.org Vermont Congressman Discusses North Africa Trip Congressional Reaction to Shutdown-Default Deal http://wamc.org/post/congressional-reaction-shutdown-default-deal <p></p><p></p><p>Reaction from congressional representatives in Vermont and northern New York to the agreement ending the government shutdown and avoiding default came quickly on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 75759 at http://wamc.org Congressional Reaction to Shutdown-Default Deal Congressional Representatives Hold Telephone Town Halls http://wamc.org/post/congressional-representatives-hold-telephone-town-halls <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Congressman Peter Welch and upstate New York Congressman Bill Owens, both Democrats, held telephone town halls with their constituents Monday evening. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 73260 at http://wamc.org Congressional Representatives Hold Telephone Town Halls 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 Vermont Congressman Criticizes Split Farm Bill Vote http://wamc.org/post/vermont-congressman-criticizes-split-farm-bill-vote <p></p><p></p><p>The U.S. House on Thursday passed a “farm only” farm bill that removed the major provisions of the bill - its nutrition programs. Vermont Congressman Peter Welch says both food and farm security has been compromised. Sat, 13 Jul 2013 01:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 69105 at http://wamc.org Vermont Congressman Criticizes Split Farm Bill Vote Two Congressmen from Region Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Syrian Intervention http://wamc.org/post/two-congressmen-region-introduce-bipartisan-legislation-prevent-syrian-intervention <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont’s Democratic congressman and a Republican representative from New York have submitted legislation that would restrict U.S. involvement in Syria. The two were on C-SPAN Wednesday morning to discuss their bill. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 68880 at http://wamc.org Two Congressmen from Region Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Syrian Intervention Congressional Colleagues Split Votes on Farm Bill http://wamc.org/post/congressional-colleagues-split-votes-farm-bill <p></p><p></p><p>The U.S. House defeated the Farm Bill on Thursday afternoon. In our region, two Congressmen who had worked for years to obtain passage of the bill voted on opposite sides. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 67617 at http://wamc.org Congressional Colleagues Split Votes on Farm Bill Vermont’s Congressman Proposes Simplification of Student Financial Aid Application http://wamc.org/post/vermont-s-congressman-proposes-simplification-student-financial-aid-application <p>Vermont Congressman Peter Welch was at the <a href="http://www.vsac.org">Vermont Student Assistance Corporation</a> - known as VSAC - this morning to announce new legislation intended to ease and simplify the college financial aid application process.</p><p></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 58234 at http://wamc.org Vermont’s Congressman Proposes Simplification of Student Financial Aid Application