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.
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.
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.
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.