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Gary Peters' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 7, 2014 Peters Calls on House to Prioritize Economy & Bring Unemployment Insurance Extension Up for a Vote
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 24, 2014 Reps. Peters and Levin Meet with Unemployed Workers and Call for Extension of Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Jan. 7, 2014 Rep. Peters: Congress Must Act without Delay to Extend Emergency Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
March 8, 2013 Peters Applauds February Jobs Report
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Oct. 5, 2012 Peters Applauds September Jobs Report
July 11, 2012 Say "No" to Cuts in Food Assistance
July 10, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Helps Lead Democratic Colleagues in Fight Against GOP's Cuts to Food Assistance
May 20, 2012 GOP budget is ‘Unconscionable
May 10, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Publishes Report on Devastating Effects of Today's GOP Bill to Michiganders
March 29, 2012 United States Representative Gary Peters Votes Against GOP Ryan Budget That Would Force Families Into Poverty While Protecting Billionaires
March 20, 2012 United States Representative Gary Peters Denounces GOP Ryan Budget That Would Hurt Children by Cutting SNAP Food Assistance
Feb. 29, 2012 Payroll Tax Cut Conference Report
Feb. 9, 2012 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Leads Fight to Fully Maintain Long-Term Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 8, 2012 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 3630, Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011
Dec. 22, 2011 Statement from Rep. Gary Peters on House agreement
Dec. 15, 2011 Republican Efforts to Cut Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 14, 2011 Gary Peters Votes Against Republican Bill to Protect Millionaires
Nov. 16, 2011 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension
Nov. 15, 2011 Helping Unemployed Michiganders
Oct. 18, 2011 Peters Introduces Federal Legislation to End Auto Asset Test for Food Assistance
March 28, 2011 Letter to Rick Snyder, Governor, State of Michigan
Oct. 7, 2010 Compromise Tax-cut Deal Necessary To Protect Middle Class, Unemployed
Feb. 26, 2010 Congressman Peters Speaks Out Against Failure Of Senate To Extend Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 23, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Green Job Creation
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Ending Hunger in Our Community
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Budget & Deficit Reduction
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Seniors
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