News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Sept. 22, 2017 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-6695 Kate Hamilton (Welch): 202-440-3340 BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept 22 — Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Friday that the Vermont Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a $329,378 Fire Prevention and Safety grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This […]
News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Sept. 19, 2017 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-6695 Kate Hamilton (Welch): 202-440-3340 BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 19 – Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Tuesday that the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will receive a $480,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to purchase two electric […]
While CHIP is popular across party lines, the reauthorization has been “caught in the undertow of health care politics, especially in the House,” according to Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt.
The $1.2 trillion plan is considered dead on arrival in the U.S. Senate.
Though reporting some encouraging words regarding taxes and immigration, the Vermonter said he sees no signs of a change in direction.
Juan Conde joined Rep. Peter Welch, UVM President Thomas Sullivan and fellow medical students at a news conference urging Congress to extend the protections against deportation.
The package delays a vote on drastic federal cuts until December. Vermont legislative leaders will cancel an October session that was planned to address the impacts on the state budget.
News Release — Rep. Peter Welch August 17, 2017 Contact: Hans Lynn, Press Assistant (202) 225-4115 Washington, D.C. (August 17, 2017)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont, a senior Democrat on both the Oversight Committee and the Committee on Energy […]
“This is a time to look at what President Kennedy did and bring together the leaders of the government and (find) a way out,” said Sen. Patrick Leahy.
Through a change of ownership in 2015 and job numbers dropping from more than 8,000 to about 2,800, the former IBM, now GlobalFoundries microchip plant hangs in there.
The project is part of series of upgrades over the years between Pittsford and Brandon on Route 7, which runs north and south through western Vermont.
On this week’s podcast, Elizabeth Hewitt calls from a Capitol Hill phone booth to tell us how the Senate health care debate has evolved.
The House Budget Committee plan would make significant cuts to domestic non-defense programs that he said would have a big impact in Vermont, while increasing defense spending.
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy July 19, 2017 Contact: David Carle (202) 224-3693 Dan McLean 802 862-6695 Kate Hamilton (202) 225-4115 $500,000 Granted For New Burlington Waterfront Park Supported By Leahy, Sanders And Welch . . . Burlington Is 1 of Only 22 Cities Receiving Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Support For […]