Congressman Peter Welch



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Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-05-18
Format: 2021-05-18
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.
House Inaction on New Farm Bill - 07/31/2012
With House leaders refusing so far to take up a bipartisan 5-year reauthorization of the Farm Bill, Rep. Peter Welch is joined by Rep. Bill Owens (D, NY-23), Sheldon dairy farmer Bill Rowell, and St. Albans Cooperative Creamery general manager Leon...
Small Business Federal Disaster Relief Proposal - 07/09/2012
In meetings with small business owners impacted by Irene, Rep. Peter Welch heard one recurring theme about federal disaster relief programs: They did not meet the needs of many small businesses. In the days and weeks following Irene, SBA distributed...
Effort to Avert Scheduled Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rates - 04/16/2012
With federally subsidized Stafford Student loan interest rates set to double on July 1st, Rep. Peter Welch announces efforts to block the increase.  The announcement comes as student loan debt is reaching a crisis point. According to the...
Action on Out-of-Control Federal Campaign Spending - 04/04/2012
Rep. Peter Welch discusses his trip to the Middle East.  Rep. Peter Welch, urges President Obama to take action and get a cop on the beat that will enforce election rules in the Wild West campaign environment ushered in by Citizens United....
Middle East Trip - Oman, Afghanistan, Egypt - 11/11/2011
Rep. Peter Welch discusses his trip to the Middle East.  Rep. Peter Welch, on his way back to the United States, calls in from London, England to share perspectives on his bi-partisan trip to Oman, Afghanistan and Egypt.