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SOUTH BURLINGTON | At a Burlington airport news conference recently, Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) unveiled H.R. 946, new legislation moving through Congress, that will crack down on unwanted and often predatory robocalls. Read more

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RUTLAND | When Cold War-era U.S. Navy veteran Donald McColgan, a resident of Rutland County, turned to the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction for help with an extreme dental problem... Read more

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MONTPELIER | Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vermont) is among the estimated 70 members of Congress who have declined pay during the shutdown of the U.S. government, according to a Jan. 10 CNN story... Read more

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BURLINGTON  | Last week, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vermont) that closes a loophole in the federal Medicaid program exploited by drug companies to minimize drug discounts... Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | A pair of Northeastern Clinton students have received high marks for their design of an app that helps designers bring 3-D images off of their phone screens and into real life. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) said she doesn’t have all the solutions to cure the ills afflicting Washington. Read more

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WILLSBORO | Walking along a burbling river flowing through her adopted hometown, Rep. Elise Stefanik got a crash course in all-things aquatic, including the migration habits of salmon and habitat restoration. Read more

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We believe H.R. 4760, also called the Securing America’s Future Act bill now in the U.S. Congress, is a commonsense solution to the DACA problem that both parties, despite their many on-going policy differences, can get behind. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that Rutland resident Wendy Wilton (R) will be director of the U.S. Farm Service Agency (FSA). Read more

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“Vermonters have a proud tradition of military service,” according to U.S. Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont. Read more

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MONTPELIER — Beginning this month, the nation’s largest online retailer, Amazon, will start collecting sales tax from customers in Vermont. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — Last week, Vermont press outlets found themselves caught in the middle of an apparent fake news story first reported by the Washington Post. Read more

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SPRINGFIELD — U.S. Congressman Peter Welch (D) did the honors last week at the official ribbon cutting ceremony for Konrad Prefab’s new manufacturing facility in Springfield, Vt. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — Tuesday, Nov. 8, appears to have been a bleak day for the future of ridgeline wind power in Vermont. Read more

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HINESBURG — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) teamed up with U.S. Rrp. Peter Welch, Montpelier Mayor John Hollar, and other Vermont civic and business leaders to emphasize the importance of shopping locally. Read more

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Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos (D) chaired the statewide canvassing committee for the general election in Montpelier. Read more

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A the dawn of Election Day 2016, Nov. 8, many final polls indicated that races on both the national and local level would be close. Read more

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BARRE — Last week, Vermont officials and congressional staff gathered to commend the City of Barre for a comprehensive project that will limit future flood damages to its downtown businesses and residences. Read more

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