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Representative
Peter Welch (D-VT)

Peter Welch

2020

Drug Prices Grade

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Contributions 19.0
Soft Data 20.0
Sponsorships 25.0
Votes 30.0
Curve Adjustment* 5.5
Grand Total 99.5

* Please see the full methodology, linked above, for more information about the curve adjustments.

Key Stats

First Election: 2006

Next Election: 2020

Birth Date: 5/02/1947

Donations from Pharma
 

Donation data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (www.OpenSecrets.org).
* Includes donations from organizations that are not identified individually in the data set.

NOTE: Amounts listed for the 2020 election cycle represent contributions received to date in the ongoing cycle. Only election cycles from 2018 and earlier will have complete contribution amounts.

Bill Sponsorships

H.R. 1478 Affordable Insulin Act of 2019Sponsor
H.R. 275 Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2019Sponsor
H.R. 3523 End Price Gouging for Medications ActSponsor
H.R. 985 FAST Generics Act of 2019Sponsor
H.R. 1046 Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 1344 Competitive DRUGS Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 1384 Medicare for All Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 1499 Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 2452 Medicare for America Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 3 Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now ActCosponsor
H.R. 3253 Sustaining Excellence in Medicaid Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 447 Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation ActCosponsor
H.R. 448 Medicare Drug Price Negotiation ActCosponsor
H.R. 4640 Affordable Pricing for Taxpayer-Funded Prescription Drugs Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 465 Prescription Drug Price Relief Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 478 Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 4913 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require PDP sponsors of a prescription drug plan under part D of the Medicare program that use a formulary to include certain generic drugs and biosimilar biological products on such formulary, and for other purposes.Cosponsor
H.R. 965 CREATES Act of 2019Cosponsor
H.R. 987 Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs ActCosponsor

Significant Votes

H.R. 3 Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now ActYea
H.R. 3253 Sustaining Excellence in Medicaid Act of 2019Yea
H.R. 987 Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs ActYea

N/A = Member was not in Congress during this vote.

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