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Tom Petri's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
March 3, 2014 Petri Comments on Budget Committee Report, Urges Action on "Poverty Trap"
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Urging Action on Propane Shortage
Jan. 28, 2014 Petri Calls for Debate on Helping Low Income Families Work Out of Poverty Following State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Petri Hopes for Bipartisanship in State of the Union Address
Aug. 11, 2013 Chronicle of Philanthrophy - Tax Code Should More Fairly Reimburse Volunteers
July 7, 2013 Politico - Remaking the Tax Code to Help the Working Poor
June 20, 2013 Petri, Tsongas: Remove Disincentives for Low-Income Families to Work and Marry
April 10, 2013 Petri Speaks on Benefits of Income-Based Repayment for Student Loans
March 7, 2013 Roll Call - Peace Corps' Message Still Shines Brightly, but a Boost Is Needed
July 25, 2012 Petri Releases Poll Results
June 8, 2012 Petri Applauds Legislation to Help Put Americans Back to Work
March 7, 2012 Petri Bill Aims to Encourage Work and Marriage
Jan. 12, 2012 Committee Republicans Urge President to Work with Congress on Reforms to Rein in NLRB
July 14, 2011 Petri Bill Calls for Study, Reform of Poverty Programs
July 12, 2011 Introduction of the Making Work and Marriage Pay Act
Feb. 25, 2011 Petri Seating and State of the Union Comments
Jan. 6, 2011 Petri Introduces Food Bank Bill
June 22, 2010 Petri Bill Calls for Welfare Study, Reform Says Government Discourages Work and Marriage
July 29, 2009 Letter to Mr. Ronald Medford, Acting Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Aug. 6, 2008 Petri, Kagen Support Assistance for NewPage Workers
May 20, 2008 Petri's Record Is Perfect, Says National Breast Cancer Coalition
Feb. 26, 2008 Federal, State Officials Meet with Newpage CEO to Discuss Future Papermaking in Niagara, Kimberly
March 8, 2006 Our Budget Challenges
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Issue Position: The Federal Budget
Issue Position: Tax Relief
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