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Gary Peters' Public Statements

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: Announced, 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
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. 13, 2014 Rep. Peters Joins GM, Ford and Chrysler to Kick Off the 2014 NAIAS
Jan. 10, 2014 Peters: Consumer Protection Must Be Our Top Priority
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Jeb Henarling - Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services - Target Breach
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - The Future of Community Banks
Jan. 9, 2014 Peters Praises American Automotive Policy Council's Proposal on Currency Provisions in TPP
Jan. 8, 2014 U.S. House Unanimously Passes Peters' Common Sense Bipartisan Bill to Cut Red Tape for Michigan Auto Dealers & Consumers
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 Clean Air Act Amendment
Jan. 7, 2014 Rep. Peters: Congress Must Act without Delay to Extend Emergency Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Wheeler, Commissioner Clyburn, Commissioner O'Rielly, Commissioner Rosenworcel, and Commissioner Pai, Federal Communications Commission - Urging Action to Improve Internet Access in Schools
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary, Department of the Navy - Detroit for USS DETROIT (LCS 7)
Dec. 11, 2013 Peters Applauds Unanimous Passage for His Bill to Cut Red Tape for Michigan Auto Dealers & Consumers
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Executive Office of the President - Fund the Great Lakes Navigation System
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, - Confirmation of Mel Watt
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Director Sylvia Burwell, Office of Management and Budget - Stop Innovation Tax
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act
Nov. 26, 2013 U.S. Representative Gary Peters Statement on Outcome of Iran Talks in Geneva
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Nov. 22, 2013 U.S. Representative Gary Peters Statement on Iran
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 19, 2013 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Transparency from Insurers
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 12, 2013 Peters Statement on Veterans Day
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to U.S. Patent & Trademark Office - Stop Unfair Innovation Tax
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Protect Domestic Steel Producers from Illegal Dumping
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services and Eric Holder, Attorney General Department of Justice - Combat Fraud in Health Insurance Exchanges
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Joint Review Panel Secretariat, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission - Ontario Nuclear Waste Site near Great Lakes Potentially Threatens Both U.S. and Canada's Economy, Water Resources
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Sept. 25, 2013 As Gridlock Looms in Washington, Peters Vows to Donate Shutdown Pay
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Sept. 12, 2013 Peters Honored for Record on Michigan Agriculture & Food Security
Sept. 11, 2013 Peters Statement on Anniversary of September 11
Aug. 30, 2013 Peters Statement on Labor Day
Aug. 6, 2013 At Community Roundtable, Peters Calls for GAO to Identify Best Practices for Storing & Handling Pet Coke
Aug. 6, 2013 Peters Statement on President's Push to Overhaul Housing Industry
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
Aug. 2, 2013 One Year After Oak Creek Attacks, Members of Congress Commend FBI and Department of Justice for Groundbreaking Decision to Begin Tracking Hate Crimes Against Sikh, Hindu and Arab-Americans
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
July 31, 2013 Letter to Irving A. Williamson, U.S. International Trade Commission Chairman - Steel Trade
July 30, 2013 Peters: We Need Answers about Petroleum Coke Storage
July 30, 2013 Senators Introduce Bill to Study Effects of Petroleum Coke
July 30, 2013 Peters Statement on 48th Anniversary of Medicare
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
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