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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: 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
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 14, 2014 Letter to Doug Lamborn, Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarhy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Petroleum Coke Hazards and Storage
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. 21, 2014 Peters Statement on President Obama's Decision to Drop Chained CPI Proposal from 2015 Budget
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Peters Introduces Measure to Construct a New International Trade Crossing (NITC) Customs Plaza in Southeast Michigan
Feb. 11, 2014 Peters Presses New Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Japanese Currency Manipulation
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
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
Feb. 5, 2014 Rep. Peters Helps Introduce Measure to Improve Transparency & Accountability in Federal Elections
Feb. 5, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Feb. 4, 2014 Peters: Serious Concerns Over Pet Coke Storage Remain Unresolved
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Rep. Peters Statement on Passage of the Farm Bill
Jan. 28, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Statement on the King Amendment Being Removed from the Farm Bill
Jan. 28, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Statement on the State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Disappointed in Symbolic Political Vote to Limit Access to Women's Health Care
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 24, 2014 Reps. Peters and Levin Meet with Unemployed Workers and Call for Extension of Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
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. 15, 2014 The Clock is Ticking
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 Letter to Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - The Future of Community Banks
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. 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
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 Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, - Confirmation of Mel Watt
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Executive Office of the President - Fund the Great Lakes Navigation System
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
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