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 9 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 2 reports

Training, equipping Syrian rebels approved by Senate

WASHINGTON — The Senate approved President Obama's plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels on Thursday, giving final congressional approval to the strategy and capping a brief debate that sets the stage for broader discussions after the midterm ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Alliance Honorary Vice-Chairs Introduce Resolutions In Support of CBO Scoring Reform

Even in an election year, improving federal energy efficiency is an issue that politicians from both sides of the aisle can embrace. Identical bipartisan resolutions were introduced today in the House and Senate urging a change in the scoring practice ... [Published Alliance To Save Energy - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

In Break with Obama, Welch Opposes Training Syrian Rebels

Congressman Peter Welch on a May 2013 trip to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Germany and the Turkish-Syrian border.In a break with President Barack Obama, Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.) opposed a measure Wednesday empowering the United States to train and equip ... [Published Seven Days Vermont - 8 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin: $891,697 Awarded Under Farm Bill For Economic And Community Development In Northern Vermont

September 18, 2014WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014) – Vermont’s congressional delegation -- Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Representative Peter Welch (D) – and Governor Peter Shumlin (D) Thursday announced that the State ... [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

GPhA Supports Restricted Access Bill

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has expressed its support of a bill introduced by Representatives Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Peter Welch (D-VT) that calls for reforms to FDA risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS) programs. According to ... [Published PharmTech.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Stivers, Welch Introduce Bill to Increase Access, Drive Down Costs and Increase Competition for Generic

Today, Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) joined Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) to introduce the Fair Access for Safe and Timely (FAST) Generics Act to increase consumer access to generic drugs, boost market competition and ultimately save consumers money."We cannot ... [Published Noodls - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

GOP Congressional Candidate Mark Donka

Mark Donka won a close three-way race in the Republican primary for Vermont’s lone congressional seat. He now faces Representative Peter Welch for the second consecutive time in the general election.Donka outlines his positions on the federal budget, ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

No Labels’ Bid For The Big Time

The centrist group thinks they can build centrist grassroots army. But first they need to put together a platform.Can No Labels influence the 2016 election?The much-hyped centrist organization didn’t make much of an impact in 2012 but, undeterred, the ... [Published Daily Beast - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Welch votes against arming Syrian rebels

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Peter Welch has voted against a proposal to give President Barack Obama the authority for the U.S. military to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels. The Republican-controlled House approved the measure by a bipartisan ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Leahy, Sanders, Welch: USDA Awards $658,175 In Research Grants for UVM

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, September 17) - Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Representative Peter Welch (D) Wednesday announced the University of Vermont Extension program received two grants totaling over $650,000 for agricultural ... [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

DeLauro, Welch, Courtney Introduce Bill to Fully Fund CFTC

Would Empower Crack Down On Risky Actions That Contributed to ’08 CrisisWASHINGTON, DC—Today Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Peter Welch (D-VT) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) introduced legislation to fully fund the Commodities Future Trading Commission ... [Published Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Grant Will Help Expand The Lund Center’s Help To Pregnant And Postpartum Women In Conquering Substance Abuse

September 12, 2014(THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2014) –Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I), and Representative Peter Welch (D), announced a $524,000 grant to provide residential treatment for pregnant or postpartum women who are suffering from ... [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - Sep 13 2014]

Quotes

"i do not believe that that plan has any reasonable prospect of success" Welch said in a web video recorded shortly before he cast a 'no' vote on the House floor
"Too many Americans, particularly seniors, cannot afford their prescription drugs," said Welch. "this legislation will ensure that manufacturers of generic medicines can bring more affordable medicines to the market as quickly as possible."

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Alliance to Save Energy Hails New Legislation S... [Published Electric Energy Online - 2 hours ago]
FAST Generics Act Would Amend the FDC Act to Ad... [Published FDA Law Blog - 4 hours ago]
Training, equipping Syrian rebels approved by S... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 4 hours ago]
Alliance Honorary Vice-Chairs Introduce Resolut... [Published Alliance To Save Energy - 4 hours ago]
In Break with Obama, Welch Opposes Training Syr... [Published Seven Days Vermont - 8 hours ago]
Leahy, Sanders, Welch, Shumlin: $891,697 Awarde... [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - 8 hours ago]
Senate votes to approve Obama’s plan to fight I... [Published Washington Post - 9 hours ago]
Democrats divided over broader war debate on Is... [Published Washington Post - 12 hours ago]
GPhA Supports Restricted Access Bill [Published PharmTech.com - 12 hours ago]
Stivers, Welch Introduce Bill to Increase Acces... [Published Noodls - 12 hours ago]
GOP Congressional Candidate Mark Donka [Published Vermont Public Radio - 15 hours ago]
Pharmacists demonstrate value of pharmacist-pro... [Published Drug Store News - 16 hours ago]
USDA awards $658,175 in research grants for UVM [Published VTDigger.org - 16 hours ago]
Pharmacists Perform Health Screenings on Capito... [Published Pharmacy Times - 16 hours ago]
No Labels’ Bid For The Big Time [Published Daily Beast - Sep 18 2014]
Welch votes against arming Syrian rebels [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 17 2014]
Welch Votes No On Obama Plan To Arm Syrian Forces [Published Vermont Public Radio - Sep 17 2014]
House OKs Obama Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 17 2014]
Syria Authorization Passes Despite Doubts in St... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 17 2014]
Leahy, Sanders, Welch: USDA Awards $658,175 In ... [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
No Labels Interrupts Election Year Partisan Fig... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 17 2014]
DeLauro, Welch, Courtney Introduce Bill to Full... [Published Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro - Sep 17 2014]
Bill to protect 2 Vermont rivers passes House [Published Burlington Press - Sep 17 2014]
Bill to Rescind CFPB Auto 'Guidance' Gains Supp... [Published F&I Management & Technology - Sep 16 2014]
Dems push funding bill for CFTC [Published The Hill - Sep 16 2014]
Despite Clouds, Burlington Celebrates Pride Parade [Published Vermont Public Radio - Sep 15 2014]
Rep. Scheuermann to attend ‘No Labels’ National... [Published VTDigger.org - Sep 14 2014]
State OKs hospital budgets [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Sep 13 2014]
Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Grant Will Help Expand T... [Published U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy - Sep 13 2014]
Newport State Airport lands $8.8 million federa... [Published VTDigger.org - Sep 12 2014]
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FAST Generics Act Would Amend the FDC Act to Ad... [Published FDA Law Blog - 4 hours ago]
By Kurt R. Karst –There have been rumors floating around Washington, DC for a few months that efforts were afoot to introduce legislation to amend the FDC Act to address the availability of products subject to a restricted distribution program to generic ...
Syria Authorization Passes Despite Doubts in St... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 17 2014]
WASHINGTON, D.C. --  The House voted to provide the Obama administration the authority to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight against ISIS Wednesday, despite the widespread concern that the strategy might not work. The authorization passed 273-156. ...
Et tu, Di Fi? Feinstein sours on Obama’s ‘too c... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Aug 31 2014]
Shots across the bow. Most Democratic officeholders who have sought out the press to register their dissatisfaction with Obama’s approach to the situation in Iraq and Syria, Reps. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Peter Welch (D-VT) most notably, expressed ...
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 ...
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