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Tom Petri's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
April 2, 2014 Shuster & Petri Request GAO Evaluation of Studies Used to Change Federal Hours of Service Regulations for Truckers
March 21, 2014 Petri Comments on EAA Agreement with FAA for Air Traffic Control Services
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Oversight of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Implementation of MAP-21 and Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request for Surface Transportation
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Improving the Nation's Highway Freight Network
Feb. 11, 2014 Petri Comments on House Committee's Passage of Bill Banning In-Flight Calls
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System
Jan. 28, 2014 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Improving the Effectiveness of the Surface Transportation Safety Grant Programs
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Urging FAA to Not Allow Cell Phone Calls in Flight
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation Committee - Examining the Current and Future Demands on FTA's Capital Investment Grants
Nov. 22, 2013 Petri Comments on FCC Consideration of In-Flight Phone Calls
Nov. 19, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit - How Autonomous Vehicles Will Shape the Future of Surface Transportation
Sept. 25, 2013 Fire-Retardant Materials Exemption Extentions
Aug. 23, 2013 Newsletter - July 2013
July 26, 2013 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Reimbursement Policy for EAA's AirVenture
July 22, 2013 House Passes Petri's Highway 41 Bill
July 22, 2013 Hearing of the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the Transpotation and Infrastructure Committee - How the Financial Status of the Highway Trust Fund Impacts Surface Transportation Programs
July 22, 2013 Operation of Vehicles on Certain Wisconsin Highways
July 16, 2013 Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013
June 13, 2013 Petri, Ribble Introduce Legislation to Ensure Existing Trucks Can Operate on Future Interstate 41
June 7, 2013 Newsletter - June 2013
June 7, 2013 The Northwestern - FAA Should Fund Air Traffic Controllers for AirVenture As It Has In the Past
June 6, 2013 Fox 11 - EAA Chairman: 'We're Being Held Hostage'
May 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Preventing Closures of Air Traffic Control Towers
April 25, 2013 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit - "Implementing MAP-21: The State and Local Perspective"
April 12, 2013 National High Performance Passenger Rail Transportation-Oriented Development Act of 2013
March 14, 2013 Petri Chairs First Highways and Transit Subcommittee Hearing of 113th Congress
March 14, 2013 Letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta - Local Contract Control Tower Closures
Jan. 16, 2013 Petri Named Highways and Transit Subcommittee Chairman for 113th Congress
Nov. 29, 2012 Aviation Security Hearing Focuses on TSA Impacts on Passengers & Industry
Nov. 27, 2012 Law Prohibits Unfair EU Taxation of U.S. Aviation
Sept. 27, 2012 Hearing of the Aviation Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - LA/Ontario International Airport
Sept. 17, 2012 NextGen Critical to U.S. Jobs, Economic Opportunities & Aviation Industry
July 23, 2012 Air Traffic Controller Error Reporting System Needs Significant Improvement, Says Inspector General
July 18, 2012 Contract Tower Program Continues to Save Taxpayers Money & Enhance Aviation Safety
June 29, 2012 U.S. House Approves Petri Sponsored Amendment
June 29, 2012 Transportation Bill Passes House
June 27, 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 1, 2012 Rep. Petri, Sen. Kohl to Hold Oshkosh Press Conference on Highway 41
April 25, 2012 Petri Holds Hearing to Review U.S. Aviation Safety
April 16, 2012 Transportation Oriented Jobs Initiative
March 30, 2012 Transportation Oriented Jobs Initiative
March 26, 2012 Petri Blasts Airplane Security as Costly But Ineffective
March 13, 2012 Letter to Chairman Ryan and Ranking Member Van Hollen
March 1, 2012 Petri Tells President No to Aviation Fee
Feb. 29, 2012 St. Croix River Crossing Project Authorization Act
Feb. 28, 2012 The Northwestern - House Highway Bill Bust for Wisconsin
Feb. 8, 2012 Subcommittee Hearing Examines GPS Use in Aviation Industry
Feb. 3, 2012 Conference Report on H.R. 658, FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2012
Feb. 3, 2012 House Clears Long-Term FAA Legislation
Jan. 24, 2012 Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2012
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