Peter Welch

Type: Person
Name: Peter Welch (Peter F. Welch)
Date of Birth: 1947
Place of Birth: Springfield, Massachusetts
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Peter Welch
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Matthew Andrews: A call for peace and an end to military aid for Israel

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Matthew Andrews, who is a peace activist and former labor organizer living in Plainfield. He currently works for a construction contractor and is the Liberty Union Party candidate for Congress.I am running for Congress ... [Published VTDigger.org - 10 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Manufacturers Back Bill to Limit Liability for Energy Star Ratings

If U.S. appliance manufacturers have their way, consumers who purchase washers, dryers and other appliances based on their Energy Star  ratings won’t be able to sue their makers if the energy savings aren’t as good as promised.A House bill sponsored by ... [Published Triple Pundit - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Hotel Industry Praises House Passage Bill Reauthorizing Brand USA

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), the sole national association representing all segments of the 1.8 million-employee lodging industry, issued the following statement commending passage of the Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Travel Community Trumpets House Vote to Renew Brand USA

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 4450, the Travel Promotion, Enhancement and Modernization Act of 2014, which re-authorizes Brand USA:“The travel community heartily congratulates House leaders ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

House passes satellite TV bill

The House voted Tuesday to extend and tweak the law governing the satellite television marketplace.The House approved by voice vote a bill to extend the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which is set to expire at the end of the ... [Published The Hill - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

How Does U.S. Rank in Energy Efficiency?

While the rest of spent much of the past month watching the World Cup, hoping our fandom would help push the U.S. to a better outcome, one nonprofit was busy ranking the world’s top  energy efficiency  performers.The  American Council for an Energy Efficient ... [Published EarthTechling - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Whirlpool pushes to limit Energy Star lawsuits

Home appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. is backing a bill that would ban many class-action lawsuits against companies that incorrectly use the federal government’s Energy Star label.The bill was introduced after a federal audit of the program operated by ... [Published The Hill - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Congressman Ben Ray Luján Introduces Legislation to Promote Renewable Energy and Efficiency

Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico's Third District has introduced legislation that will promote energy savings through increased efficiency standards and increased investments in renewable energy, such as wind, solar, geothermal, hydro, and biomass. ... [Published Noodls - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Welch Backs Internet Sales Tax

Rep. Peter Welch is hopeful that Congress will pass a bill this summer that will allow individual states to impose their sales tax on items purchased on the Internet.Welch says the plan will help strengthen downtown businesses and will raise new revenue ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Congress one step closer to shoring up Highway Trust Fund

[embedded content]The U.S. House of Representatives approved $11 billion in funding for the Highway Trust Fund last week. The Senate is expected to take up proposals to shore up the fund before the end of the month, then the two bodies would need to come ... [Published VTDigger.org - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. ranks near bottom in energy-efficiency survey

Germany leads the world in harnessing the benefits of energy efficiency, followed by Italy, the European Union, China and France, according to a new ranking of the world's 16 largest economies. The United States was near the bottom, placing 13th.America's ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 4 reports

Stopgap highway bill OK'd by House

The stopgap fix to avert a crisis imperiling up to 700,000 construction jobs won endorsement from the White House, but the Senate is likely to tinker with it before it reaches President Barack Obama’s desk.The bill, approved by a 367-55 vote, would transfer ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 16 2014]

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NCPA Supports H.R. 4577 to Benefit Seniors; Rej... [Published Insurance News Net - 2 hours ago]
Manufacturers Back Bill to Limit Liability for ... [Published Triple Pundit - 2 hours ago]
Hotel Industry Praises House Passage Bill Reaut... [Published Travel and Tour World - 4 hours ago]
Debate heats up over 'any willing pharmacy' leg... [Published Chain Drug Review - 4 hours ago]
US bans joint retrans negotiations, eliminates ... [Published Rapid TV News - 5 hours ago]
Matthew Andrews: A call for peace and an end to... [Published VTDigger.org - 10 hours ago]
Travel Community Trumpets House Vote to Renew B... [Published Travel and Tour World - 13 hours ago]
House passes satellite TV bill [Published The Hill - 16 hours ago]
How Does U.S. Rank in Energy Efficiency? [Published EarthTechling - 20 hours ago]
China and India are more energy efficient than ... [Published GlobalPost - 22 hours ago]
Chicago adds to the E15 debacle [Published Trade Only Today - Jul 22 2014]
Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency [Published Clean Technica - Jul 22 2014]
Corren to ask Dems for support, not endorsement [Published Burlington Press - Jul 21 2014]
Congressman Ben Ray Luján Introduces Legislatio... [Published Noodls - Jul 21 2014]
More Post-Windsor Tax Guidance: IRS Issues Lett... [Published JD Supra - Jul 21 2014]
Report: U.S. Still Lags Way Behind Other Nation... [Published Renew Grid - Jul 21 2014]
Whirlpool pushes to limit Energy Star lawsuits [Published The Hill - Jul 21 2014]
Obama Goes All-Out Nazi as He Races to His Pres... [Published RINF.com - Jul 21 2014]
Luján introduces bill to increase renewable ene... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 21 2014]
Welch Backs Internet Sales Tax [Published Vermont Public Radio - Jul 21 2014]
Whirlpool wants ban on class-action suits tied ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 21 2014]
Whirlpool wants ban on Energy Star class-action... [Published HamptonRoads.com - Jul 21 2014]
Congress one step closer to shoring up Highway ... [Published VTDigger.org - Jul 20 2014]
Lujan Introduces Legislation to Promote Renewab... [Published Noodls - Jul 19 2014]
House Tries One More Time: Targeting Rogue and ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 18 2014]
U.S. ranks near bottom in energy-efficiency survey [Published Philly.com - Jul 18 2014]
Key House committee approves Welch-authored tou... [Published VTDigger.org - Jul 18 2014]
ACEEE: A very long way to go before the U.S. ca... [Published Smart Grid News - Jul 18 2014]
Reversing decision on Hobby Lobby [Published Rutland Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Plane crash builds pressure on West [Published Politico - Jul 18 2014]
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Germany, Italy, EU, China, and France Top Globa... [Published ACEEE Press Releases - Jul 17 2014]
U.S. Places 13th Out of 16, Behind Australia, India, and South Korea; Germany Wins “World Cup” of Energy Efficiency: 2nd International Scorecard Evaluates 16 Leading World Economies on 31 Categories. WASHINGTON, D.C.—Germany comes in first in a new ...
Obama: 'Congress shouldn't pat itself on the ba... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 15 2014]
A little reminder of why it's good to have funding to repair bridges.The House's short-term highway funding measure seems very likely to pass, but not without opposition from both left and right:Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) told The Huffington Post on ...
Al Franken: Net neutrality is 'the First Amendm... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 09 2014]
Congressional Democrats aren't letting up on pressuring the FCC to preserve real net neutrality. Sen. Patrick Leahy and Rep. Peter Welch, Vermont Democrats, held a standing-room-only field hearing on the issue last week, in which everyone who spoke ...
EnerTech Capital backs EnergySavvy [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 01 2014]
EnergySavvy has received funding from EnerTech Capital and El Dorado Investment Company , the investment arm of PinnacleWest Capital Corp. The round’s total funding is $8.25 million. Also, Dean Sciorillo of EnerTech Capital has been added to EnergySavvy’s ...
EnergySavvy Competes with Big IT Players by Foc... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Jul 01 2014]
EnergySavvy , a startup focused on selling software-as-a-service to the power-utility industry, has closed its latest funding round at $8.3 million with the addition of new investors, Chief Executive Aaron Goldfeder told Venture Capital Dispatch. Bloomberg ...
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Reps. Peter Welch and Steve King to Keynote: Bi... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 08 2013]
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