Peter Welch

North Country News
9:30 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

U.S. Representative Welch Seeks Tax Credits For Electric Cars

Nissan LEAF electric car
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Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House wants to make it easier for people to buy electric vehicles.

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WAMC News
12:30 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Welch Leads Call For Clean Debt Ceiling

Congressman Peter Welch

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.

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New England News
6:15 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Vt. Rep. Welch Plans Series Of Appearances

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Vermont Congressman Peter Welch is planning a series of appearances in Brattleboro today.

At 10:30 a.m., Welch is to participate in a small business roundtable at the Brattleboro Development Credit Corp.

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.

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North Country News
12:45 pm
Sun July 21, 2013

Vermont Congressman Discusses Non-Partisan Coalition

Vermont Democrat Peter Welch

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. 

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Welch Unveils Legislation to Assure Privacy Rights as Drone Use Increases

ACLU Vermont Executive Director Allen Gilbert (left) and Vermont Congressman Peter Welch
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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.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch

  In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch discusses the Farm Bill with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch

  The IRS scandal has invited criticism from both sides of the aisle.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that the public trust has been violated.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch

  Student loan debt is close to crisis levels for many people.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that interest rates must not increase.

North Country News
9:15 am
Sun May 19, 2013

Vermont's Welch, Sorrell, Testify About Elder Fraud

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Vermont Representative Peter Welch and Attorney General William Sorrell are warning about scams to defraud the elderly.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Vermont U.S. Representative Welch Hopes Farm Bill Will Help Farmers

Congressman Peter Welch

Vermont U.S. Representative Peter Welch says he hopes the farm bill will help stabilize milk prices for dairy farmers, include disaster insurance for vegetable growers and promote the use of local fruits and vegetables in school lunches.

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