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Welch, Owens Propose Guest Visas For Dairy Workers
Wednesday, 04/10/13
Congressman Peter Welch and New York Congressman Bill Owens announced a bill that would permit dairy farm workers to qualify in the federal guest worker visa program.
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Shumlin Says Federal Sequester May Force Tax Re-Evaluation
Monday, 03/04/13
By Bob Kinzel
Governor Peter Shumlin says he may have to re-evaluate his opposition to any tax increases if the federal sequestration process continues for any length of time.
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Welch On The Sequester
Friday, 02/15/13
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch discusses sequestration, drones, gun control, and other issues.
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Welch Says Community Events Are A Touchstone
Wednesday, 02/06/13
By Bob Kinzel
Over the past six years, Rep. Peter Welch has held almost 150 "Congress in Your Community" events throughout the state. It's an opportunity for Vermonters to discuss their concerns with the Congressman in an informal setting.
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Welch Joins Congressional "Problem Solvers"
Tuesday, 01/15/13
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch has joined a small, bi-partisan group of Senators and House members who want to change the political dialogue in Washington.
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Welch Announces Energy Efficiency Priorities
Monday, 01/07/13
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.
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Welch To Announce Energy Efficiency Priorities
Monday, 01/07/13
Congressman Peter Welch plans to discuss energy efficiency priorities he will pursue in Congress as a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.



Vermont Edition
Vermont and Lincoln
Friday, 01/04/13
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.
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Vt. Delegation Ready To Let Payroll Tax Holiday Expire
Wednesday, 12/12/12
By Bob Kinzel
All three members of Vermont's congressional delegation may be ready to allow the so called "payroll tax holiday" to expire at the end of the year. That would boost tax burdens for middle income families.
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Welch Says Fiscal Talks Will Stretch Into Next Year
Friday, 12/07/12
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch says he's pessimistic that Congress and President Obama will be able to reach agreement on a deficit reduction package by the end of the year, but he doesn't think "driving" over the so called "Fiscal Cliff" will hurt the economy as long as a solution is found in January.
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Welch Presses For Online Sales Taxes
Friday, 11/30/12
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.
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Under Compromise, Internet Sellers May Soon Collect Sales Tax
Tuesday, 11/27/12
By Bob Kinzel
It's possible that Vermont consumers could be paying the state sales tax on Internet purchases in the not too distant future. That's because Congressman Peter Welch is working to include this plan in a massive fiscal compromise bill that Congress is expected to consider in the coming weeks.
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Welch To Talk About Congressional Priorities
Monday, 11/12/12
Congressman Peter Welch is going to be talking about his priorities for the lame-duck session.
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On Both Sides Of Aisle, Candidates Look To Avoid Partisan Bickering
Wednesday, 10/10/12
By Jane Lindholm
Congressman Peter Welch has been railing against partisan bickering for nearly his entire term in the U.S. House. And Welch's challenger, Republican Mark Donka, says if elected he would find a way to bypass the party-line stand-offs on crucial issues like the budget.
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Welch Introduces Bill To Curb College Tuition
Monday, 09/24/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Congressman Peter Welch is introducing legislation designed to curb the skyrocketing cost of college, which he says continues to crush middle class families in Vermont.
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Welch Wants EPA To Suspend Mandate For Ethanol In Fuel
Friday, 08/24/12
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman 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.
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Welch Says He's Optimistic Farm Bill May Pass This Year
Friday, 08/10/12
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch says he's optimistic that Congress will pass a new five-year Farm bill before the current law expires at the end of September. He's working with a bipartisan group of House members to break the current logjam on this legislation.
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Newscast: Friday, August 10, 2012, 5:50 p.m.
Friday, 08/10/12
By Ric Cengeri
Newscast: Friday, August 10, 2012, 5:50 p.m.
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Welch On Congressional Priorities
Friday, 08/10/12
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch discusses the top issues facing Congress after the August recess.
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Vt. Delegation Is Relieved By Supreme Court Decision
Thursday, 06/28/12
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.
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Welch Hosts Workshop On Federal Grants
Tuesday, 06/12/12
Congressman Peter Welch is hosting a workshop for Vermont organizations on federal grants.
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Political Newcomer Challenges Welch For House Seat
Monday, 06/11/12
By John Dillon
Mark Donka of Hartford is running as the Republican candidate for U.S. House. He said in his announcement speech Monday that Congressman Peter Welch has not done enough to curb the growing national debt.
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Welch Pushing For Bipartisan Effort To Reduce Budget Deficit
Friday, 06/08/12
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch says he wants to be part of a bipartisan effort to pass legislation that will significantly reduce the federal budget deficit. Welch says the plan will require both new tax revenues and cuts in domestic spending programs.
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Still Looking For An Economic Recovery
Friday, 06/08/12
By Bob Kinzel
The dismal May jobs report is testing fiscal policy and political strategy. We learn what Rep. Welch thinks Congress, the president and the Federal Reserve should do to encourage economic recovery.
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