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.
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.