Welch Statement on Voting to Avert a Default
WASHINGTON – Tonight, Senator Peter Welch (D-VT) released the statement below following passage of bipartisan legislation to suspend the debt
Welch Leads Letter to Department of Energy on New England Clean Power Link Proposal
Senator Peter Welch (D-VT) led colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm today, urging the Department of Energy (DOE) to consider Transmission Developers Incorporated’s (TDI) application for funding to develop the New England Clean Power Link, a transmission line that would expand New England’s access to clean energy and ease winter grid reliability issues in the region.
Welch Speaks on Importance of Supporting Vermont’s Immigrant Farm Workers in Judiciary Hearing
Today, U.S. Senator Peter Welch (D-VT) spoke during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled “From Farm to Table: Immigrant Workers Get the Job Done.” Senator Welch spoke about the important role migrant farm workers play in supporting Vermont’s farms, businesses, and local communities.