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Tom Petri's Public Statements

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' E. Petri
Office: U.S. House (WI) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 04/03/1979
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Anne; 1 Child: Alexandra
Birth Date: 05/28/1940
Birth Place: Marinette, WI
Home City: Fond du Lac, WI
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Issue Position: Traditional Values
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Affordable Health Care
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Energy Policy
Issue Position: Getting Federal Spending Under Control
Issue Position: Social Security Reform
Issue Position: Great Lakes
Issue Position: U.S. Postal Service
Issue Position: Environment/Energy Choices
Issue Position: Telecommunications
Issue Position: Salmon Planning Act
Issue Position: Support of Veterans
Issue Position: Wisconsin's Farmers
Issue Position: Traditional Values
Issue Position: Tax Relief
Issue Position: Affordable Health Care
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Workforce
Issue Position: Campaign Finance Reform
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Protecting Our Environment
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Farm Bill
Issue Position: Tax Reform
Issue Position: The Federal Budget
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Federal Spending
Issue Position: Support of Veterans
Issue Position: Tax Relief for Working Families and Employers
Issue Position: Supporting Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers
June 23, 2014 Reliable Home Heating Act
June 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee
June 11, 2014 Sarbanes, Petri Lead Bipartisan, Interfaith Discussion on Big Money Politics
June 9, 2014 Petri: President's Student Loan Plan Moving in the Wrong Direction
May 30, 2014 Highlights Repayment Problems over Debt Problems, Calls for Automatic Payments Based on Income to Reduce Student Default Rate
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 9, 2014 Petri Comments on Upstart's Decision to Discontinue Offering Income Share Agreements
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 6, 2014 Petri, Tsongas Introduce Legislation to Promote Financial Independence Among Disabled Adults and Seniors
April 29, 2014 Petri Questions Secretary Duncan on Improving Student Loan System
April 28, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers and Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations; Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations; and Peter Visclosky Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Subcommittee on Defense
April 23, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Hessler-Radelet, Acting Director, Peace Corps - Peace Corps and Sexual Assault
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 15, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax
April 14, 2014 Petri Announces He Will Not Seek Reelection to Congres
April 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Concerns about Job Loss at Military Facilities
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