Peter Welch

Officials: Immigration enforcement could hurt agriculture

“These struggling farmers must worry about staying afloat with the prospect of losing their workforce without warning,” the congressional delegation and others wrote to ICE as three activists await deportation.

Vermont congressional delegation blasts Trump at town hall meeting in Hardwick

Sanders said depriving an elderly person in Vermont a hot meal in order to give more tax breaks to billionaires is “a sick mentality.”

Trumpcare bill pulled in unexpected turnabout on House floor

The messy fight over the bill — waged among Republicans who control both Congress and the White House — was an embarrassing failure for the party, which has pledged for seven years to eliminate one of President Barack Obama’s signature achievements.

Republicans struggle to find votes to pass Trumpcare

The legislation — drafted and promoted chiefly by Speaker Paul Ryan and the president — has been flayed in recent days by Republicans of all stripes.

Rosalie Gross Fox: Promoting bipartisan problem-solving over congressional gridlock

Some bipartisan efforts are quietly gaining steam on Capitol Hill.

UPDATED: Vermont delegation, protesters decry arrests of undocumented immigrants

Leahy, Sanders and Welch lambaste Trump administration for not focusing on “removing those people who pose a threat to public safety or national security.”

Vermont congressional delegation to hold town meeting Saturday in Hardwick

Vermont’s congressional delegation will hold a joint town meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hazen Union School in Hardwick. U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., will hold the forum to discuss a wide array of issues with constituents. In a joint statement, Leahy, Sanders and Welch […]

Welch pushes drone privacy protections

The congressman and Sen. Ed Markey are sponsoring legislation that would include privacy rights involving the collection of information by drones.

Charlotte sends letter to Welch calling for Trump impeachment investigation

The Vermont congressman said that while he is opposed to many of the president’s policies, impeachment proceedings are not a practical option at this point, with a Republican-dominated House.

Welch: Expedited repeal of Obamacare ‘an unprecedented breach’

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., says members of Congress did not receive details about the complexities of the plan and no witnesses were called for guidance before two panels passed the American Health Care Act.

Trump meets with Welch to hear pitch on Medicare drug bargaining power

Welch urged the president to harness his business background and strike a huge deal for the American people.

Welch, Others to Meet with President on Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

News Release — Rep. Peter Welch March 7, 2017 Contact: Kirsten Hartman, Communications Director (202) 225-4115 Will be joined by Johns Hopkins Hospital President Miller WASHINGTON–Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is scheduled to meet with President Donald J. Trump on March 8, 2017, to […]

Angry constituents mob Welch meetings in Bennington County

Welch said it is important to understand why people who voted for Trump “have given up on us.” He urged members of the audience to talk to people who they don’t agree with.

Welch: Trump effect boosts town hall turnout

Welch: “There’s been an explosion of interest because of the concern over a lot of the actions that the Trump administration has been taking. Everybody here is really concerned about the state of our democracy.”