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Tom Petri's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Aug. 12, 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
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Save the LCS program
June 7, 2013 Newsletter - June 2013
Dec. 20, 2012 Defense Bill Expected to Pass House Includes Petri Provisions to Compensate Troops and Strengthen Troops to Teachers Program
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Feb. 1, 2012 Reps. Kind, Petri and Senator Kohl Introduce Legislation to Compensate Service Members for Miscalculated Leave Time
May 26, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
April 14, 2011 Introduction of the Social Security Identity Defense Act of 2011
May 28, 2010 Petri Plan to Strengthen Troops to Teachers Program Approved by House
May 28, 2010 Reps. Matsui, Courtney, Petri Secure Support for "Troops to Teachers" Amendment in Defense Authorization Bill
May 27, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
May 27, 2010 Petri Amendment On Floor Today
May 6, 2009 Report Warns Air Traffic Control System Vulnerable to Cyber Terrorism
Sept. 11, 2008 Rep. Petri Returns from Afghanistan/Pakistan Trip
May 15, 2008 Petri Statement on War Supplemental Bill
March 22, 2007 Letter: To Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House, and David Obey, Chair Committee on Appropriations
Feb. 16, 2007 How to Win In Iraq
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Oct. 8, 2004 Iraq and the Economy
June 14, 2004 Providing Rapid Acquisition Authority to Secretary of Defense to Respond to Combat Emergencies
April 1, 2004 Petri, U.S. House Support Financial Relief for National Guard, Reserves
Jan. 21, 2004 13 House Members Join Call on Bush Administration to Charge or Release Guantanamo Prisoners: Letter
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Defense and National Security
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