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Tom Petri's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act
Jan. 22, 2013 Introduction of the 21st Century Readiness Act of 2013
Feb. 29, 2012 House Education Committee Approves Petri Initiatives
Feb. 27, 2012 Petri Teacher and Principal Training Reforms Included in Bill to Reform No Child Left Behind
Feb. 15, 2012 Committee Leaders Voice Support for K-12 Education Reform Bills
June 23, 2011 House Education Committee Approves Second Education Reform Bill
May 26, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
April 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Withdraw Proposed "Gainful Employment" Regulation
May 28, 2010 Petri Plan to Strengthen Troops to Teachers Program Approved by House
May 27, 2010 Petri Amendment On Floor Today
May 27, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
March 23, 2010 Petri "Education Advocate Of The Year"
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 9, 2010 School Social Work Week
Oct. 14, 2009 Maritime Workforce Development Act
Oct. 6, 2009 Supporting National Adult Education And Family Literacy Week
Sept. 16, 2009 Petri Champions Direct Loans For Students, $87 Billion Saved for Taxpayers And Student Aid
Sept. 11, 2009 Petri's Decades-Long Initiative Advances
Sept. 1, 2009 Petri Applauds New School Tests, Asks for More
July 21, 2009 Petri's Decades-Long Initiative Advances
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the House Education and Labor Committee - "Increasing Student Aid Through Loan Reform"
May 20, 2009 Petri Questions Education Secretary On Student Loans, Adaptive Testing, Troops To Teachers
May 20, 2009 Hearing of House Education and Labor Committee - The Obama Administration's Education Agenda
April 27, 2009 Supporting the Goals and Ideals of a National Early Educator Worthy Wage Day
March 4, 2009 Petri, Matsui Introduce "Troops to Teachers" Reform
Jan. 22, 2009 Petri Calls for Better School Tests
Jan. 22, 2009 Introduction Of The Assessment Accuracy And Improvement Act Of 2009
Sept. 15, 2008 Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act Extension
July 31, 2008 Higher Education Reforms, Including Petri Provisions, Pass House
July 31, 2008 Conference Report on H.R. 4137, Higher Education Opportunity Act
July 30, 2008 Extension of Programs Under the Higher Education Act of 1965
May 22, 2008 Petri Responds to Education Department Loan Plan
April 17, 2008 House Acts On Student Loans
Feb. 7, 2008 Petri Amendments Passed by House
Feb. 6, 2008 Petri Battles Mother Nature to Offer Amendments to Education Bill
Oct. 25, 2007 Introduction of the Assessment Accuracy and Improvement Act of 2007
May 23, 2007 Introduction of the Income-Dependent Education Assistance Act of 2007
April 23, 2007 Introduction of the Higher Education for Freedom Act of 2007
April 13, 2007 Petri Hosts Listening Session on No Child Left Behind
Nov. 15, 2006 Petri Introduces "Troops to Teachers" Reform
Sept. 14, 2006 Introduction of the Income-Dependent Education Assistance Act of 2006
Nov. 9, 2005 U.S. House Approves $500,000 for U.W. Oshkosh Manufacturing Program
June 9, 2005 Introduction Of The Higher Education For Freedom Act Of 2005
Nov. 22, 2004 Congress Renews Funding for Higher Education Cost-Cutting Program
Nov. 19, 2004 Conference Report on H.R. 1350, Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004
March 11, 2004 Panel One of a Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - The Role of Education in Creating Jobs
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