Protecting your right to privacy from domestic drones

Peter has teamed-up with Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) to introduce legislation that would put privacy safeguards in place as domestic drone use dramatically increases.  Read more here about the Welch-Markey legislation. 

Here’s to biomass!

Modern wood heating systems are a great way to reduce heating bills while improving the environment. That’s why Peter introduced The Biomass Thermal Utilization Act which would make it more affordable for Vermonters to install wood heating systems in homes and businesses.  Learn more here about the BTU Act and how biomass thermal heating systems can cut heating bills in half and lower carbon emission by as much as 95 percent. 

“Peter was at National Life in Montpelier to announce the Biomass Thermal Utilization Act that would make it more affordable for Vermonters to install wood heating systems in their homes or businesses. National Life cut their heating bill in half using a modern wood heating system.” 


Peter responds to the Israeli Prime Minister’s speech to Congress

Peter attended Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.  This is what he had to say afterwards --> Watch here on Facebook

Peter to House Leaders:  End brinkmanship and fund Department of Homeland Security

Last month, House leaders threatened to shut down the Department of Homeland Security as a means of blocking President Obama’s immigration reforms.  Peter blasted their failed strategy which would have forced 200,000 federal employees, including those protecting our borders and screening airline passengers, to work without pay.  Read what Peter had to say here.  

Peter applauds new open internet rules 

During a recent trip to Montpelier, Peter endorsed the Federal Communications Commission’s plan that would ensure all businesses and all Americans have open and unfettered access to the internet, also known as "net neutrality." While there, he met with a group of entrepreneurs whose livelihood depends on access to the internet. Read more about Peter’s views on Net Neutrality and see pictures from his roundtable with Vermont entrepreneurs.  

***Keep an eye out for Peter’s Facebook Q&As where he answers your questions and concerns live on Facebook. Check out the most recent conversation here.***

Peter takes to Facebook to answer Vermonters’ questions.



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