NCPA Endorses U.S. Rep. Peter Welch for Re-Election

Monday, October 13, 2008 General News J E 4
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 13 The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) is endorsing Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), a one-term incumbent representing Vermont, for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Bruce Roberts, RPh, executive vice president and CEO of NCPA, issued the following statement:

"Representative Peter Welch is a powerful advocate for Vermont and America's community pharmacies and the patients they serve. That is why the National Community Pharmacists Association strongly endorses him for re-election to Vermont's At-Large Congressional District."

"Rep. Welch is a proven leader in Vermont, who recognizes the importance of bolstering healthcare resources for his constituents. We encourage the voters in his district to make the wise choice and return him to Congress again with their votes on November 4th."

The National Community Pharmacists Association, founded in 1898, represents the nation's community pharmacists, including the owners of more than 23,000 pharmacies. The nation's independent pharmacies, independent pharmacy franchises, and independent chains dispense nearly half of the nation's retail prescription medicines. To learn more go to

SOURCE National Community Pharmacists Association


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