Congressman Peter Welch



Programs, press conferences, appearances, conferences, workshops, etc., sponsored by Rep. Welch. Contact:

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-07-16
Format: 2020-07-16
Congressman Peter Welch Announces Convenient Opportunity to Expedite Border Crossing and Airport Screening - 06/06/2016
At the request of Rep. Welch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will host enrollment events in Burlington on June 20 and 21 for Vermonters interested in enrolling in the...
Congressman Peter Welch Speaks on the Opiate Crisis in the U.S. - 05/10/2016
Rep. Welch holds a press conference to highlight a package of legislation scheduled for a vote on the House floor this week. The legislation addresses the opioid epidemic by expanding treatment and data sharing. Welch ...
Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act - 04/22/2016
Rep. Welch holds a press conference to highlight the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA), signed into law earlier in the week. The OAA authorizes funding for critical services and nutrition programs that help 11 million seniors.
Congress on Your Campus - Champlain College - 04/07/2016
Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) debuts “Congress on Your Campus,” a new initiative to meet with Vermont college students around the state to learn about issues of concern to them and to give an update about what’s going on in...
Initiative to Assist Low-Income Mobile Homeowners - 03/09/2016
At a mobile home housing co-op in Burlington’s North End, Rep. Welch discusses his initiative to assist low-income mobile homeowners. His bipartisan legislation, which recently passed the House, expands Section 8 federal housing assistance to...
Press Conference On His Bipartisan Telehealth Bill - 02/19/2016
Representative Peter Welch highlights his bipartisan telehealth bill and outlines how it would extend Medicare reimbursements for telehealth services to federally qualified health centers (FQHCs).
Importance of Advance Care Directives - 01/05/2016
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) unveils his bipartisan legislation offering an incentive to Medicare beneficiaries for completing advance care directives which specify preferred medical treatment should they become unable to make their own decisions. Welch...
BTV Ignite Roundtable - 09/22/2015
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), convenes a roundtable discussion with FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, and Vermont city stakeholders on the BTV Ignite program, a partnership with U.S. Ignite that encourages public,...
Planned Parenthood and Federal Funding - 09/16/2015
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), is joined by Meagan Gallagher, President & CEO of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, and Angelia Rorison, who is a receipient of medical care from Planned Parenthood , speaking on the movement to shut down the...
College Affordability Roundtable - 09/01/2015
Rep. Welch convenes a roundtable discussion of students and parents to hear about the challenges they face in financing a college education.  He also outlines his legislative agenda to make higher education more accessible and affordable. http...
Logic Supply Grand Opening Event - 08/13/2015
Rep. Welch attends the grand opening of the Logic Supply’s newly expanded headquarters in South Burlington, and gives brief remarks on the state of the art facility.
Visits South Burlington to Announce City Center Funding - 02/18/2015
Rep. Welch receives an update on South Burlington's City Center project and other development initiatives in the area.
Coordinated Care for Seniors in Medicare - 09/08/2014
Rep. Welch is joined by Vermont healthcare leaders, including Fletcher Allen CEO Dr. John Brumsted and OneCare CEO Todd Moore, in making an important announcement regarding coordinated care for seniors in Medicare.
Student Loans - 09/03/2014
Rep. Welch is joined by UVM President Tom Sullivan, VSAC President and CEO Scott Giles, and recent college graduates to discuss legislation to reduce the cost of college loans.
Brand USA - 07/18/2014
Rep. Welch is joined by Vermont leaders on tourism to discuss his bipartisan efforts in the House to reauthorize Brand USA, a voluntary public-private partnership that promotes global tourism in the United State and supports Vermont’s vibrant...

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