PETER WELCH, Senator for Vermont


Welch Joins Bipartisan Colleagues to Introduce Bill to Reform Live Event Ticketing System

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Peter Welch (D-Vt.), member of the Senate Commerce Committee, joined Senators John Cornyn (R-Texas), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) yesterday in introducing the Fans First Act, which would help address flaws in the current live event ticketing system by increasing transparency in ticket sales, protecting consumers from fake or dramatically overpriced tickets, and holding bad actors who engage in illegal ticket sale practices accountable.

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Welch Leads Colleagues in Urging President Biden to Nominate Individuals to the United States Postal Service Board of Governors Who Will Meet the Needs of Rural Customers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Peter Welch (D-Vt.) led Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), John Fetterman (D-Pa.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) insending a letter to President Biden urging the nomination of individuals to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors who understand mail delivery challenges facing rural areas.

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SBA, Sen. Welch Tour Randolph

Randolph shops got a welcome visit from the federal government on Monday. Darcy Carter, Vermont district director for the federal Small Business Administration, brought a small entourage—including U.S. Sen. Peter Welch—to Randolph this week to meet with Main Street business owners and promote the Small Business Saturday ethos of shopping locally.

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