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Rep. Welch joined other members of the House of Representatives on Saturday to pass emergency legislation to protect the U.S. Postal Service from changes which appear to be intended to interfere with absentee and mail-in voting, and have also interfered with timely deliver of mail and packages, including medications.
Rep. Welch, appearing at a Bennington child care center the day after a pair of relief bills passed the U.S. House of Representatives, said the COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that affordable, accessible child care is an economic and social necessity. 
A bill introduced by Rep. Peter Welch would provide six months of financial support for independent live music venues in the coronavirus pandemic. "We need to make sure they get the support they need to survive the pandemic so they are ready to host all of us at a show in the future," Welch said.
Rep. Peter Welch was in Winooski Wednesday to highlight sweeping infrastructure legislation expected to pass the US House of Representatives. “The hallmark of a great nation is the recognition of the need to invest in its future,” said Welch.