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Gary Peters' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Office: U.S. Senate (MI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 28, 2015 Peters Cosponsors Bill to Protect Pregnant Workers from Discrimination in the Workplace
Aug. 6, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the House Rules Committee, and Chuck Schumer, Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee - Advocating for Better Employee Wages
July 28, 2015 MLive - Prevailing Wage gets it done Right the First Time, for Everyone
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule
July 14, 2015 Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
July 10, 2015 Peters Cosponsors Bill Supporting Career Advancement for Firefighters, Land Management Employees
July 9, 2015 Peters Cosponsors Bill Bringing Jobs Back to America
April 30, 2015 Peters Backs New Bill to Raise the Minimum Wage to $12 by 2020
April 30, 2015 Macomb Daily - U.S. Sen. Gary Peters Working to Boost Minimum Wage to $12
April 14, 2015 Peters Cosponsors Paycheck Fairness Act
March 27, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Protect Worker Rights
Feb. 27, 2015 Detroit Free Press - Levin's Advice to Peters: Build Relationships
Feb. 20, 2015 Peters Addresses Flint/Genesee Job Corps Graduation
Dec. 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Reauthorize TAA Before it Expires
Oct. 14, 2014 Sen. Elizabeth Warren Praises Gary as a Champion for Michigan Women and Middle Class Families
Oct. 14, 2014 On Minimum Wage Anniversary, Gary Pushes for $10.10 Minimum Wage
Sept. 18, 2014 Peters Statement on H.R. 4
Sept. 15, 2014 On the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Job Corps Program
Aug. 29, 2014 Peters Statement on Labor Day
Aug. 19, 2014 Sen. Elizabeth Warren Praises Gary as a Champion for Michigan Women and Middle Class Families
Aug. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Implement Crowdfunding Rules
July 30, 2014 Peters Applauds Formation of NITC Authority
July 9, 2014 Peters Introduces Legislation Supporting Nation's Veterans
June 20, 2014 Peters Statement on Detroit's Grand Bargain
June 17, 2014 Peters Statement on ENDA Executive Order
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 1, 2014 Shaheen, Stabenow, Peters Introduce Small Business Access to Capital Act
April 8, 2014 Peters Statement on Equal Pay Day: Women Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work
April 8, 2014 The Michigan Citizen - On Equal Pay Day, Let's Pass Paycheck Fairness
April 7, 2014 Peters Calls on House to Prioritize Economy & Bring Unemployment Insurance Extension Up for a Vote
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Jan. 28, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Statement on the State of the Union Address
Aug. 30, 2013 Peters Statement on Labor Day
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 10, 2013 On 50th Anniversary of Equal Pay Act, Peters Urges End to Wage Discrimination
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 9, 2013 On Equal Pay Day, Peters Renews Call for an End to Wage Discrimination
Dec. 11, 2012 Congressman Peters Statement on Governor Snyder Signing Divisive "Right to Work" Bills
Dec. 11, 2012 Congressman Gary Peters calls for Governor Rick Snyder to Veto Right to Work Legislation
Sept. 20, 2012 Jobs Bill Championed by Barrow, Dold, Peters, and Roskam
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
June 7, 2012 Reps. Dold, Peters, Roskam, and Barrow Introduce Bipartisan Global Investment in American Jobs Act of 2012
March 7, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters' "Outsourcing Accountability Act" to Receive House Vote as an Amendment
Feb. 1, 2012 Washington Post - Proposed Jobs Bill Would Target Foreign Outsourcing by U.S. Companies
Jan. 6, 2012 Unemployment Rate Drops to 8.5% - Rep. Peters Highlights Impact of Middle Class Payroll Tax Cut and Calls for Clean Extension
Dec. 14, 2011 Gary Peters Votes Against Republican Bill to Protect Millionaires
Nov. 30, 2011 Rep. Gary Peters Calls on House Republicans to Pass Payroll Tax Cut for Middle Class Families
Dec. 16, 2010 Peters Votes to Support Bipartisan Tax Cut Deal
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