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December 14, 2017

Rep. Peter Welch discusses the state of Congress

By Michelle Monroe, St. Albans Messenger

As the threat of another government shutdown loomed on Thursday, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., spoke with the Messenger about what is transpiring in Washington.

“It’s wild,” Welch said, mentioning Jerusalem, impeachment and the House firearms vote, all of which…

April 30, 2015

Vermont doesn’t need more low-wage jobs

By Jack Hoffman

Thousands of Vermonters work at jobs that don’t pay enough to meet their families’ basic needs. That leaves Vermont taxpayers paying tens of millions of dollars to pick up the slack left by employers who pay so little that hard…