With tag: peter_welch
Welch Announces Energy Efficiency Priorities
Congressman Peter Welch
says providing rebates to homeowners who retrofit their homes is one of
the energy efficiency priorities he will pursue in Congress as a member
of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Vermont and Lincoln
By Bob Kinzel
What was Vermont like during Lincoln's presidency? We'll learn about Lincoln's
legacy in our state. Also, we'll hear from Congressman Peter Welch about
his vote on the 'fiscal cliff' fix.
Welch Presses For Online Sales Taxes
Congressman Peter Welch and four
congressional colleagues are calling for passage of a law allowing states to
levy sales taxes for online and catalog purchases.
Welch Wants EPA To Suspend Mandate For Ethanol In Fuel
By Bob Kinzel
Peter Welch has joined a bipartisan
group of House members to ask the Obama administration to temporarily suspend the
mandate that ethanol be included in fuel. Welch
says the ethanol program is driving up feed prices for farmers at a time that a
major drought in the Midwest is slashing the nation's supply of corn.
Vt. Delegation Is Relieved By Supreme Court Decision
Vermont's Congressional delegation expressed relief at Thursday's Supreme Court
ruling, hoping to now focus on
the implementation of President Obama's Affordable Care Act without the cloud of legal uncertainty.