Tag Archives: Peter Welch

Welch tours Rutland County ahead of election
Featured
August 8, 2018

Welch tours Rutland County ahead of election

By Curt Peterson

RUTLAND—Congressman Peter Welch began his July 30 campaign tour in Rutland County with a visit to the newly renovated Emergency Services Facility at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Welch is Vermont’s only representative in the United States Congress, and he is up for…

State News
April 4, 2018

Welch hears, echoes frustration with government unpredictability

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND—Congressman Peter Welch said his constituents are frustrated by the lack of progress in Congress and the apparent lack of agreement between legislators. Welch said he’s also frustrated.

Welch, D-Vt., of Norwich, spent Monday, April 2, in Rutland. He took questions from about…

State News
October 4, 2017

Republican tax plan could cost Vermont $80 million

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

After weeks of closed-door wrangling, the White House and Republican congressional leaders unveiled a framework for reforming the federal tax code Wednesday. The proposal, they say, will simplify the federal tax system and stimulate the economy. However, the changes at the…

Opinion
March 9, 2016

Vermont’s right to know is under attack

By Gov. Peter Shumlin

I’ll admit that I don’t understand how Washington D.C. and Congress work most of the time. For years, Republicans in Congress have thrust the institution into perpetual gridlock, so much so that it struggles to fulfill its most basic…

State News
November 30, 2015

Gov. Shumlin announces $2.4 million in Community Development Grants

Projects will bring affordable housing, jobs and flood protection to nine communities

New jobs in Brattleboro, and new, energy-efficient affordable housing in White River Junction and Addison County are among the nine projects receiving more than $2.4 million in grants from the Vermont Community Development…

State News
June 11, 2015

Reactions to Gov. Shumlin not seeking a fourth term

“I talked with the Governor this morning when he called me about his decision, and I told him I’d never forget how he mobilized everyone and every resource to help our state after Irene… His ‘Vermont Strong’ resolve and his leadership in the immediate aftermath and…