Sen. Welch urges Biden to take action amid West Bank violence in hand-delivered letter
Sen. Peter Welch, D-Vt., hand-delivered a letter Thursday urging President Joe Biden to take action to help improve relations between the Israeli government and Palestinians in response to a recent surge in violence in the region.
After visiting Israel, Welch says Netanyahu ‘oblivious’ to threat in West Bank
Sen. Peter Welch (D-VT), who recently returned from a high-level delegation to Israel and the West Bank, said he is “extremely worried” about mounting political tensions and escalating violence in the region, raising concerns that such developments could imperil the prospect of a two-state solution.
In 1st bill as a new delegation, Sanders, Welch and Balint seek to explore ‘wild’ designation for 2 NEK waterways
In their first bill introduced as Vermont’s new congressional delegation, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Rep. Becca Balint, D-Vt., are taking the first legislative step in seeking wild and scenic designation for the Northeast Kingdom’s Nulhegan River and Paul Stream.
GOP Sen. Cynthia Lummis raves about ‘extraordinary’ new Democratic Sen. Peter Welch and says she’s excited to be reunited in the Senate: ‘I love Pete Welch’
They may be some of the most junior members in the chamber, but old pals Sens. Cynthia Lummis and Peter Welch are psyched to join forces and get things done in the new congress.
Welch Brings Public Defender View to Senate Judiciary Panel
Democrat Peter Welch, the newest member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, shares something in common with many of President Joe Biden’s judicial nominees: a public defender background.
Town Hall with Senator Peter Welch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0T2WooMOtIw Senator Peter Welch held a Town Hall in White River Junction on January 13 to share his priorities with Vermonters and hear from constituents about what issues matter to them.
Sen. Peter Welch discusses 2023 Farm Bill ideas with local farmers and agriculture leaders
SAINT ALBANS CITY, Vt. — Sen. Peter Welch spent Wednesday in St. Albans, with one of his stops being a meeting with local farmers and agriculture officials to hear their concerns. A new farm bill will be negotiated in 2023, so Welch wanted to get local producers’ input on what Congress can do to help. […]
Sen. Peter Welch to tackle the Inflation Reduction Act on first day
RUTLAND, Vt. — Peter Welch made his first public appearance in Vermont as the state’s newest U.S. senator Monday afternoon in Rutland. He was joined by Xavier Becerra, the United States secretary of Health and Human Services, while celebrating provisions in the pricing of prescription drugs from the Inflation Reduction Act. The U.S. has been notorious […]
Welch returns to Vermont for first full week as senator
RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) – A new session has started in Washington, D.C., and Vermont’s congressional delegation is already busy at work. After days of unrest, new members of the House of Representatives were sworn in, which makes this Becca Balint’s first Monday as a congresswoman. The Senate didn’t have the same delay with now-Senator Peter […]
On his ‘first day,’ U.S. Sen. Peter Welch talks opioid crisis in Rutland
By Ethan WeinsteinJan 9 2023 U.S. Sen. Peter Welch, D-Vermont, left, and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra, right, listen as Rutland City Police Chief Brian Kilcullen, foreground, speaks at a roundtable on the opioid crisis at the Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland on Monday, Jan. 9. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger. In what […]