Congressman Peter Welch

Bob Kinzel talks with Congressman Peter Welch about the nation’s economic situation and how the new Federal stimulus law might benefit Vermont’s renewable energy industry.

Midday Newscast: January 28, 2009

After being appointed to the Ethics Committee, Congressman Peter Welch decided to return some campaign dollars; Vermont has gotten kudos from the U.S. Senate for bringing health care into the digital age — and maintaining patients’ privacy;

Midday Newscast: January 13, 2008

Senator Patrick Leahy says he believes the nominee to fill the vacant U.S. Senate seat from Illinois should take office; Congressman Peter Welch says some Vermont ideas could serve as national models on national health care and energy efficiency policies;

Midday Newscast: December 9, 2008

Congressman Peter Welch says he’s likely to support a limited bailout package for the auto industry; Quebec voters returned the Liberal Party to power in provincial elections yesterday; more…

Congressman Peter Welch

Congressman Welch was elected to his second term with 84 percent of the vote this week. He takes your phone calls on the new balance of power in Washington. Also, news analysis of statewide election results, and the voices of and reactions from election night in Vermont.

Midday Newscast: November 6, 2008

Congressman Peter Welch believes the framework for Barack Obama’s winning presidential campaign was built in Vermont by Howard Dean; the impact of a proposed southern Vermont wind development on black bears promises to be a major issue in the project’s approval process; more…