Tag Archives: Rep. Peter Welch

Local News
September 12, 2018

Bernie rallies in Middlebury

By Marguerite Jill Dye

MIDDLEBURY—About 500 crowded onto the Middlebury Green to hear Senator Bernie Sanders and friends speak about labor issues, education, health and child care, discrimination, and the importance of the upcoming elections in Vermont and the nation.

The annual Labor Day Rally…

‘Appalling, un-American, unnecessary’ Welch visits detained children
Featured
June 20, 2018

‘Appalling, un-American, unnecessary’ Welch visits detained children

By Michelle Monroe, St. Albans Messenger

“Appalling” and “un-American,” those are the words Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., used to describe conditions in a processing center in southern Texas where children have been separated from their parents.

Welch spoke with the Messenger by phone Sunday, June…

Local News
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…

Welch visits Rutland, Tours makerspace, talks with young pros
Local News
August 2, 2017

Welch visits Rutland, Tours makerspace, talks with young pros

By Evan Johnson

Growing Rutland’s economy and making it a more accessible place for young people to work was the focus of Rep. Peter Welch’s recent visit to Rutland on Monday, July 31.

After attending a groundbreaking ceremony for a $20.8 million road project in…