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Tom Petri's Public Statements

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' E. Petri
Office: U.S. House (WI) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 04/03/1979
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Anne; 1 Child: Alexandra
Birth Date: 05/28/1940
Birth Place: Marinette, WI
Home City: Fond du Lac, WI
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Concerns about Job Loss at Military Facilities
April 10, 2014 Petri Praises Senate Bill to Protect Taxpayers Victimized by ID Theft
April 10, 2014 CNBC - Rubio, Petri: A Vision For Reforming Student Loans
April 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of Labor - Stop Closure of Military Fast Food Outlets
April 10, 2014 War on Brats
April 9, 2014 Introduction of the Investing in Student Success Act of 2014
April 9, 2014 Rubio-Petri Legislation Would Give Students Access to Innovative College Financing Option
April 4, 2014 Petri Praises Senate Introduction of Crop Insurance Legislation
April 2, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States - Evaluation of Studies Used to Change Federal Hours of Service Regulations for Truckers
April 2, 2014 Shuster & Petri Request GAO Evaluation of Studies Used to Change Federal Hours of Service Regulations for Truckers
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 21, 2014 Petri Comments on EAA Agreement with FAA for Air Traffic Control Services
March 20, 2014 Education Groups: Simplify Income-Based Repayment, Make Automatic
March 14, 2014 Petri Applauds Senate Passage of Propane Legislation
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Oversight of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Implementation of MAP-21 and Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request for Surface Transportation
March 10, 2014 Fond du Lac Reporter - House Works to Ease Regulatory Burden
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
March 4, 2014 Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation Act of 2014
March 3, 2014 Petri Comments on Budget Committee Report, Urges Action on "Poverty Trap"
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Improving the Nation's Highway Freight Network
Feb. 26, 2014 New Report Highlights Petri-Polis Student Loan Reform Proposal
Feb. 25, 2014 Petri Joins Chairman Shuster in Introducing Legislation to Expedite Propane Delivery
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expedite Propane to Ohio, Midwest
Feb. 11, 2014 Petri Comments on House Committee's Passage of Bill Banning In-Flight Calls
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Save the LCS program
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Urging Action on Propane Shortage
Jan. 28, 2014 Petri Hopes for Bipartisanship in State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Improving the Effectiveness of the Surface Transportation Safety Grant Programs
Jan. 28, 2014 Petri Calls for Debate on Helping Low Income Families Work Out of Poverty Following State of the Union Address
Jan. 13, 2014 Peace Corps DC Commemorative Work Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation Act of 2014
Dec. 19, 2013 Petri Announces Economic Assistance Grant for Oshkosh Region
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Michael Huerta, Federal Aviation Administration - Urging FAA to Not Allow Cell Phone Calls in Flight
Dec. 12, 2013 Petri Statement on Ryan-Murray Budget Deal
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation Committee - Examining the Current and Future Demands on FTA's Capital Investment Grants
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act
Nov. 22, 2013 Petri Comments on FCC Consideration of In-Flight Phone Calls
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. 21, 2013 Petri Introduces Bill to Encourage Small Donors in Federal Campaigns
Nov. 21, 2013 Introduction of the Citizen Involvement in Campaigns (CIVIC) Act
Nov. 19, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit - How Autonomous Vehicles Will Shape the Future of Surface Transportation
Nov. 15, 2013 Petri Introduces TEACH Act to Ensure Equal Access to Educational Materials for Students with Disabilities
Nov. 8, 2013 Reps. Kind, Blumenauer, Petri, DeLauro and Sen. Flake: Outrageous Farm Payments to Billionaires Highlight Urgent Need to Reform Ag Policy
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Oct. 23, 2013 Reps. Nadler, Petri, and Conyers Reintroduce the Bipartisan State Secrets Protection Act
Oct. 10, 2013 Petri Stands with Bipartisan Group to Urge Ending Government Standoff
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 30, 2013 Obamacare
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