Vermont’s lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives said Wednesday he feared for his safety while watching protesters trying to break into the House chamber.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A record number of Vermonters cast ballots in last week's election, including a record number who cast ballots ahead of Election Day, Secretary of State Jim Condos said...
BERLIN, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s top two elected officials facing the polls Tuesday, Republican Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, both cruised to reelection Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Peter Welch wins reelection to U.S. House in Vermont's 1st Congressional District.
Vermont's lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrat Peter Welch, says his reelection campaign this year has been largely confined to online video meetings, telephone calls and...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's congressional delegation is demanding that the U.S. Postal Service install new equipment at the White River Junction mail processing facility that it says is...
One of Vermont’s most popular elected officials, Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, said Wednesday he is planning to campaign hard and he's looking forward to debating his Republican challenger...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — One of Vermont’s most popular elected officials, Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, defeated a single opponent Tuesday in the state’s primary election.
Vermont's only member of the U.S. House of Representatives, longtime Congressman Peter Welch, is running for reelection and is expected to easily win Vermont's Democratic primary against his one...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A congresswoman from New Hampshire is proposing legislation to simplify the process of distributing federal funding for rural development.
The demand for opioids is easing in the Newport, Vermont, area but the demand for crack cocaine is growing, Police Chief Seth DiSanto told U.S. Congressman Peter Welch.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Twenty-two young Vermonters nominated for admission to the nation's service academies are going to be recognized at a Statehouse ceremony in Montpelier.
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Peter Welch wants to do more to bring international tourists to his home state of Vermont.
On Friday, Welch, a Democrat, unveiled legislation he is championing in...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's congressional delegation is reminding the state's dairy farmers about an upcoming deadline to sign up for a program that will help them when milk prices are...
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Officials say 18 Vermont organizations will be receiving $7.9 million in federal grants through the Northern Border Regional Commission, which spurs job creation in...
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Republican Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch are going to help kick off a $31 million project to revitalize Bennington's historic Putnam...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont congressional delegation says the state Agency of Transportation will receive a $3 million federal grant to buy electric buses and install vehicle...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives says President Donald Trump should be impeached.
Democratic Rep. Peter Welch announced his support for the...
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont County Store CEO Jim Hall says consumers are going to pay for tariffs on China goods and that it's going to hurt companies' profits.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders held his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign, telling a large crowd on the Vermont Statehouse lawn that his ideas that...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Agency of Transportation will be getting about $3.1 million in federal funds to build a new taxiway at the Morrisville-Stowe State Airport.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration would be blocked from easing coverage rules required by President Barack Obama's health care law under legislation Democrats pushed through the House on...
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Construction has started on a new medical center building in the Vermont city of Rutland.
The Rutland Herald reports that Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch and Republican...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A number of Vermont communities will be sharing nearly $2.2 million in federal grants that are designed to manage stormwater.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's congressional delegation says the state is going to receive $21 million in affordable housing and community development funds.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. House of Representatives has approved bipartisan legislation to help schools become more energy efficient in Vermont and across the country.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The three members of Vermont's congressional delegation are joining colleagues who are seeking to restore "net neutrality" protections.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — As Congress grills drug companies about the high cost of prescription medications, U.S. Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont introduced legislation on Thursday that would allow for...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Rep. Peter Welch says he plans to introduce a bill that could propose spending up to $1.5 trillion on infrastructure.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential bid (all times local):
On the first day of his presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders picked up the...
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's congressman is apologizing for a statement on the federal government shutdown that did not acknowledge the history of slavery in America.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's congressional delegation has nominated 18 high school students for positions at the nation's military academies.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The three members of the Vermont congressional delegation said Tuesday that they were concerned by a U.S. Border Patrol plan to set up immigration checkpoints in the interior of the state, far from the Canadian border.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Progressive Party lieutenant governor is headed for a second term.
In Tuesday's voting, one-term Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman easily defeated Republican Don Turner by almost 20 percentage points.
Other statewide office holders to win re-election were all Democrats: Treasurer Beth Pearce, Secretary of State Jim Condos, Auditor of Accounts Doug Hoffer, and Attorney General T.J. Donovan.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Peter Welch, Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, cruised to re-election Tuesday to his seventh term as the state's lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Welch defeated Republican Anya Tynio and two third-party candidates.
Since Welch was first elected to the House in 2006, he has consistently been one of Vermont's most popular politicians, easily winning re-election every two years.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Democratic US Rep. Peter Welch easily re-elected to 7th term as state's lone congressman.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Three Vermont flood control dams built in the 1930s are going to be receiving a total of about $40 million in federal funds to help make safety improvements for the structures.
Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Welch say the money will be used for the study, design and construction of control gates, spillways and other dam safety improvements for the three dams.
NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Rep. Peter Welch says he will continue to support American companies as they fight against cheaper Chinese plywood.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's congressional delegation of Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, Rep. Peter Welch and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders are calling for President Donald Trump to withdraw Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — University of Vermont students are holding a rally for climate action.
Organizers say the goal is to discuss what Vermont colleges and high schools are doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to lead on climate education by example.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Republican Party has picked replacement candidates to run for five offices, including the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, two weeks after a perennial candidate secured the slots in the state's primary election.
H. Brooke Paige said he ran in the primary to keep Democrats from getting the GOP nomination as write-in candidates. He was the sole GOP candidate in a number of races. He later withdrew from five races and plans to run for secretary of state.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Peter Welch, Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to seek re-election in November, when he'll face perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige.
In Tuesday's balloting, Welch defeated challengers Dan Freilich and Benjamin Mitchell. Paige beat Anya Tynio for the Republican nomination.
FAIRFAX, Vt. (AP) — Officials say 14 organizations in northern Vermont are sharing $2.8 million in federal grants aimed at creating jobs, building infrastructure and training new workers.
Republican Gov. Phil Scott and U.S Sen. Patrick Leahy and Rep. Peter Welch, both Democrats, announced the Northern Border Regional Commission grants on Friday.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — An open-air meeting space in Rutland, Vermont has officially opened to the public.
The Rutland Herald reports Rutland Mayor Dave Allaire joined Sen. Patrick Leahy and Rep. Peter Welch in cutting the ribbon on Center Street Marketplace Park on Tuesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont is going to get nearly $19 million for clean water projects.
The state's congressional delegation announced Tuesday the money from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is for Vermont's Clean Water State Revolving Fund and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.
The programs are federal-state partnership that provides a permanent, independent source of low-cost financing for a wide range of water quality and drinking water projects.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Vermont health care officials say the Trump administration's decision to freeze payments under an "Obamacare" program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses will increase premium costs.
The Rutland Herald reports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said in a statement over the weekend they would freeze the payments because of a court ruling.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Democratic Rep. Peter Welch has joined 12 other members of Congress in demanding the Environmental Protection Agency release a study on the health effects of chemical contaminants.
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Vermont will receive $4 million in federal funding to help combat the opioid crisis.
The Brattleboro Reformer reports the funds are part of $4.6 billion effort in the federal budget. Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine says the funding will help with prevention, treatment and recovery.