Congressman Peter Welch



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Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-07-16
Format: 2020-07-16
Affordable Housing Legislation - 06/13/2014
Congressman Welch, joined by Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and Vermont housing leaders, unveils legislation to extend a federal tax credit to stimulate the construction of affordable housing.
Making Public Buildings More Energy Efficient - 05/13/2014
Rep. Welch convenes a roundtable discussion on energy efficiency performance contracting for managers of state and local government buildings, hospitals, schools, universities, and shopping centers. Keynoting the discussion is Dr. Tim Unruh,...
Alternative Transportation Roundtable - 03/24/2014
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) convenes a meeting of key Vermont alternative transportation leaders, including Lt. Governor Phil Scott, the chairs of the House and Senate Transportation Committees and Transportation Secretary Brian Searles, to discuss...
Transportation Roundtable - 03/07/2014
Rep. Welch convenes a meeting of key Vermont transportation leaders, including the chairs of the House and Senate Transportation Committees and Deputy Transportation Secretary Sue Minter, to discuss Vermont transportation priorities for the upcoming...
Press Roundtable: Federal Government Shutdown - 10/07/2013
Rep. Welch's press conference at his Burlington district office regarding the federal government shutdown.
Legislation Regulating Domestic Drone Operations - 07/12/2013
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) is joined by Allen Gilbert, Executive Director of ACLU Vermont, to discuss legislation regulating domestic drone operations.  Rep. Welch’s bill would:- Prohibit the FAA from issuing drone licenses unless the...
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair to Join Rep. Welch at Efficiency Vermont - 05/28/2013
Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, and Congressman Peter Welch visit Efficiency Vermont, the nation’s first statewide energy efficiency utility, to participate in a roundtable discussion with energy...
Farm Bill Priorities - 05/14/2013
Congressman Peter Welch is joined by representatives of Vermont’s dairy farmers, vegetable growers, and nutrition advocates discussing the prospects for a Farm Bill in this Congress, as well as his priorities for the bill. The House...
Bipartisan Progress on Reforming Ethanol Mandate - 05/10/2013
Rep. Peter Welch announces bipartisan effort to reform the federal ethanol mandate.  He is joined by Alan Porter, Owner of Small Engine Co., and James Ehlers, Executive Director of Lake Champlain International.
Roundtable to Announce Renewable Energy Legislation - 04/01/2013
Rep. Peter Welch announces legislation affecting the financing of renewable energy projects in Vermont and throughout the country. At AllEarth Renewables in Williston, Welch outlined his Master Limited Partnership Parity Act, which would allow...
Streamlining Student Financial Aid Application - 02/20/2013
With college acceptance letters beginning to arrive and Vermonters working to figure out how to finance a higher education, Rep. Peter Welch announces legislation to ease the burden of applying for federal financial aid for Vermont students and...
Legislation - Senior Phone Scams - 01/28/2013
Rep. Peter Welch is joined by advocates speaking out on behalf of phone scam victims, FairPoint Communications President Mike Smith, Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell and a representative from AARP.  
Vermont's Telecommunications Infrastructure - 01/11/2013
Rep. Peter Welch wraps up his statewide Energy and Commerce Committee tour with a roundtable discussion with Vermont’s telecommunications sector on federal obstacles to improving Vermont’s telecommunications infrastructure, including...
Medicare Open Enrollment - 12/03/2012
Rep. Peter Welch visits Cathedral Square Senior Living in Burlington to encourage seniors to take advantage of Medicare open enrollment, the once-a-year opportunity for seniors to make changes to their Medicare coverage. Open enrollment ends...
Outline of Priorities for Lame Duck Session - 11/12/2012
With the election over, Congress faces a slew of pressing issues as it reconvenes in a lame duck session early in November. Rep. Peter Welch outlines his efforts to pass a farm bill and address fiscal cliff issues in the lame duck session.

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