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Welch, advocates discuss systemic racism

Rep. Peter Welch was joined by racial equity advocates in Montpelier this week to talk about a police reform bill he hopes is passed by Congress.

Welch announces bill to aid restaurants

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., has proposed a $120 billion grant program to assist the restaurant industry. "This bill is a critical step to ensure our treasured local establishments are able to survive this pandemic to serve our friends and neighbors for many years.”

Welch to introduce legislation to aid states in reopening economies

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and four other members of Congress, plan to introduce legislation this week that would help states to keep infection rates under control as they reopen their economies frozen during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sanders endorses 9 progressive House candidates

Sanders endorsed two candidates and seven lawmakers. [T]he lawmakers are Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ro Khanna (Calif.), Ilhan Omar(Minn.), Mark Pocan (Wis.), Ayanna Pressley (Mass.), Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) and Peter Welch (Vt.).