Congressman Peter Welch

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Programs, press conferences, appearances, conferences, workshops, etc., sponsored by Rep. Welch. Contact: Paul.Heintz@mail.house.gov

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-04-07
Format: 2020-04-07
Telephone Town Hall Meeting with Peter Welch - 04/02/2020
Representative Peter Welch hosts a live, statewide telephone town hall meeting to discuss resources available to Vermont individuals, families, and businesses coping with the coronavirus pandemic. He's joined by Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary of the...
AARP Statewide Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19 - 03/17/2020
Rep. Welch joins a live, statewide telephone town hall meeting hosted by AARP Vermont. He discusses efforts in Congress to slow the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and answer questions from concerned Vermonters. Deputy Health Commissioner Tracy...
COVID-19 Press Conference at Capstone Community Action in Barre - 03/16/2020
Rep. Peter Welch is joined by members of Governor Scott’s administration and others to discuss efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and provide financial assistance to impacted Vermonters.
Press Conference on Developments in Iran and Iraq - 01/07/2020
Before returning to Washington to vote on a War Powers Act resolution placing limits on the President’s authority to take military action against Iran, Representative Peter Welch holds a press conference to discuss the resolution as well as...
Robocall Crackdown Press Conference - 05/14/2019
Representative Peter Welch highlights legislation advancing through the House that will crack down on an explosion of unwanted robocalls in Vermont and across the country. He is joined by Attorney General TJ Donovan and a Vermont senior fed up with...
Immigration Roundtable in Burlington - 07/06/2018
Representative Peter Welch hosts a roundtable discussion with Migrant Justice, Rights & Democracy, American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont and other organizations regarding President Trump's extreme immigration and border enforcement...
Opposition to President's Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control System - 06/20/2017
Representative Peter Welch holds a press conference to outline his opposition to President Trump’s proposal to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system. Welch will be joined by Gene Richards, Director of Aviation at Burlington...
Vermonters to Make Views Heard on FCC’s Pending Reversal of Net Neutrality - 05/16/2017
BURLINGTON, Vt. -  Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) urges Vermonters to make their views known to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about its plan to allow internet service providers to create a fast lane on the internet for large corporate...
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...

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