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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
Sept. 28, 2013 Petri Votes to Keep Government Open, Delay Obamacare
Sept. 25, 2013 Fire-Retardant Materials Exemption Extentions
Sept. 17, 2013 Petri Joins Push to Label Fort Hood Shooting "Act of Terrorism," Honor Victims
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 23, 2013 Newsletter - July 2013
Aug. 23, 2013 Newsletter - August 2013
Aug. 11, 2013 Chronicle of Philanthrophy - Tax Code Should More Fairly Reimburse Volunteers
Aug. 9, 2013 Letter to Secretary Jewell, Department of the Interior - Prairie du Sac Hyrdoelectric Facility Fishway
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
July 26, 2013 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Reimbursement Policy for EAA's AirVenture
July 23, 2013 Petri Joins Bipartisan Group to Introduce Major Great Lakes Package
July 22, 2013 Operation of Vehicles on Certain Wisconsin Highways
July 22, 2013 House Passes Petri's Highway 41 Bill
July 22, 2013 Hearing of the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the Transpotation and Infrastructure Committee - How the Financial Status of the Highway Trust Fund Impacts Surface Transportation Programs
July 19, 2013 Education Bill Passes House with Petri Provisions
July 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5, Student Success Act
July 18, 2013 Student Success Act
July 16, 2013 Availability of Pipeline Safety Regulatory Documents
July 16, 2013 Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013
July 7, 2013 Politico - Remaking the Tax Code to Help the Working Poor
July 7, 2013 Politico - Remaking the Tax Code to Help the Working Poor
June 20, 2013 Introduction of the Making Work and Marriage Pay Act
June 20, 2013 Petri, Tsongas: Remove Disincentives for Low-Income Families to Work and Marry
June 19, 2013 House Panel Approves Education Bill Containing Petri Provisions
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 13, 2013 Petri, Ribble Introduce Legislation to Ensure Existing Trucks Can Operate on Future Interstate 41
June 10, 2013 Chronicle of Higher Education - How to Repair Income-Based Repayment of Student Loans
June 7, 2013 Newsletter - June 2013
June 7, 2013 The Northwestern - FAA Should Fund Air Traffic Controllers for AirVenture As It Has In the Past
June 6, 2013 Fox 11 - EAA Chairman: 'We're Being Held Hostage'
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 4, 2013 Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Bill to Grow and Replicate High-Quality Charter Schools
June 3, 2013 Petri Introduces Legislation to Encourage Adaptive Testing in Schools
May 31, 2013 Petri Responds to President's Remarks on Student Loan Interest Rate
May 23, 2013 Petri, Polis Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Teacher and Principal Preparation
May 23, 2013 Smarter Solutions for Students Act
May 23, 2013 Petri Praises House Bill to Provide Long-Term Fix to Student Loan Interest Rates
May 23, 2013 GREAT Teachers and Principles Act
May 15, 2013 Petri, Kind Introduce Legislation to Reform U.S. Crop Insurance Policies
May 7, 2013 Letter to Chairman Frank Lucas and Ranking Member Collin Peterson - Farm Bill
May 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary LaHood - Preventing Closures of Air Traffic Control Towers
April 25, 2013 Polis, Petri Introduce Bill to Simplify and Improve Federal Student Loans
April 25, 2013 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit - "Implementing MAP-21: The State and Local Perspective"
April 24, 2013 Petri Introduces Bill to Simplify and Improve Federal Student Loans
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act
April 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry - Elections in Pakistan
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
April 12, 2013 National High Performance Passenger Rail Transportation-Oriented Development Act of 2013
April 10, 2013 Petri Comments on President Obama's Budget
April 10, 2013 Petri Speaks on Benefits of Income-Based Repayment for Student Loans
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