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Gary Peters' Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Gary C. Peters
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 14, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Colleen; 3 Children: Gary Jr., Madeleine, Alana
Birth Date: 12/01/1958
Birth Place: Pontiac, MI
Home City: Bloomfield Township, MI
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Creating Jobs - Small Businesses
Issue Position: Creating Jobs - Fighting Outsourcing and Supporting Michigan's Auto Industry
July 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commision - Net Nuetrality
July 11, 2014 Peters Casts Independent Vote to Support Michigan Businesses
July 9, 2014 Peters Introduces Legislation Supporting Nation's Veterans
July 2, 2014 Peters Applauds $79.3 Million Investment in Michigan Small Businesses
June 20, 2014 Peters Statement on Detroit's Grand Bargain
June 12, 2014 Peters Breaks with Party to Support Investment in Michigan Small Businesses
June 4, 2014 Peters Statement on Proposed EPA Rule
May 28, 2014 Peters' Statement on Designation of Southeast Michigan's Wayne County Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) as a Recipient of IMCP Program Funds
May 22, 2014 Peters Hosts Tech Week Panel on Making Michigan the Start-Up Capital of the Midwest, Announces August 5, 2014 as "Start-Up Day Across America"
May 1, 2014 Representative Gary Peters and Senator Debbie Stabenow Introduce Small Business Access to Capital Act
May 1, 2014 Senator Stabenow, Representative Peters Introduce Bill to Help Small Businesses Grow and Create Jobs
May 1, 2014 Shaheen, Stabenow, Peters Introduce Small Business Access to Capital Act
April 25, 2014 Peters Announces Small Business Access to Capital Act to Secure SSBCI's Future and Success
April 25, 2014 Peters Announces Small Business Access to Capital Act to Secure SSBCI's Future and Success
April 1, 2014 Rep. Peters and Don Graves Highlight Success of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program in Michigan
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to the House of Representatives - Stand with Consumers and Support Consumer Protections
Feb. 26, 2014 ICYMI: Inside Detroit's Nascent Start-Up Culture
Feb. 25, 2014 Peters Statement on Newly Announced Manufacturing Institute in Southeast Michigan
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Statement on the State of the Union Address
Jan. 13, 2014 Rep. Peters Joins GM, Ford and Chrysler to Kick Off the 2014 NAIAS
Jan. 9, 2014 Peters Praises American Automotive Policy Council's Proposal on Currency Provisions in TPP
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair SEC Mark Wetjen, Acting Chair CFTC Martin Gruenberg, Chair FDIC Thomas Curry, Director OCC Ben Bernanke, Chair FRB - Regulators to Provide Targeted Volcker Relief to Community Banks
Jan. 8, 2014 U.S. House Unanimously Passes Peters' Common Sense Bipartisan Bill to Cut Red Tape for Michigan Auto Dealers & Consumers
Dec. 11, 2013 Peters Applauds Unanimous Passage for His Bill to Cut Red Tape for Michigan Auto Dealers & Consumers
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Protect Domestic Steel Producers from Illegal Dumping
July 10, 2013 New Report Shows Small Businesses Lending Program Up in Michigan
June 12, 2013 Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2013
Feb. 12, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Statement on the State of the Union Address
Jan. 30, 2013 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Proudly Helps Announce 400 New Middle-Class GM Jobs in Pontiac
Jan. 9, 2013 Congressman Gary Peters Earns Important House Leadership Assignment
July 18, 2012 Gary Peters for Congress Releases New TV Ad - "Results"
July 11, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Applauds President Obama for Taking Action to Help Small Business
July 10, 2012 Michigan Small Business Lending Increases By Over $190 Million Because of Legislation Congressman Peters Helped Write and Pass
June 26, 2012 U.S. Rep. Peters, State Senator Gregory and State Senator Smith Work Together to Help Michiganders Launch New Small Businesses
May 24, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Announces Bill to Create New Local Jobs by Increasing Government Contracting to Small Businesses and Minority Owned Businesses
March 7, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Issues Statement on Committee Markup of H.R. 3850
Feb. 14, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters responds to Mitt Romney Op-ed in Detroit News
Jan. 24, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Applauds President Obama's Blueprint to Strengthen the Middle Class by Investing in 21st Century Manufacturing Jobs
Jan. 13, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Applauds President Obama Moving to Elevate Small Business Administrator to Cabinet Level Position
Dec. 20, 2011 Letters to Ray LaHood and Rick Snyder
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Robert A. Niblock, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Dec. 1, 2011 Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011
Nov. 2, 2011 Small Company Capital Formation Act of 2011
Nov. 2, 2011 Increasing Shareholder Threshold for SEC Registration
Nov. 1, 2011 Law Rep. Peters Helped Write and Pass Results in Record Small Business Loans and New Jobs in Michigan
Sept. 27, 2011 Rep. Gary Peters Issues Statement following Senate Vote to Protect Auto Jobs and Provide Emergency Assistance
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