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Gary Peters' Public Statements on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

Office: U.S. Senate (MI) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Sept. 5, 2017 Peters Statement on Trump Administration Decision to Rescind DACA Program
June 30, 2017 Peters, Stabenow, Kildee Announce $15 Million to Assist Women, Children, and Families Affected by Lead Exposure
May 26, 2017 Letter to Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia - Lift Adoption Ban that Has Left 200 American Families in Heartbreaking Situation
May 4, 2017 Peters, Grassley Reintroduce Legislation to Address Needs of At-Risk Youth
March 20, 2017 Peters, Stabenow, Kildee Announce $5.5 Million to Expand Flint Early Head Start
Feb. 13, 2017 The Hallways to Health Act Will Help School-Based Health Centers Strengthen Health Care Services for Children
Dec. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Protection of Family Planning Centers
Dec. 10, 2016 Senate Passes Agreement to Provide Critical Help for Flint and Other Communities, Clearing Way for President's Signature
Dec. 1, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader; the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader and the Hon. Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Call for Passage of Foster Care Reforms
Oct. 7, 2016 Peters, Stabenow Applaud $480,000 to Support Flint Schools Following Water Crisis
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children
July 13, 2016 Bill Introduced to Help At-risk Youth, Increase Coordination Between Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare Systems
April 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jerry Moran, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Jeff Merkley, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Kaine Calls For Testing Of Lead Levels In School Drinking Water
April 12, 2016 Letter to Mr. Robert Waterman, U.S. Department of Labor - Sick Leave for Federal Contractors
March 28, 2016 Oakland Press - Students say early college program helps them overcome obstacles to earning degrees
Feb. 26, 2016 Senators Stabenow, Peters Introduce New Legislation to Help Improve Health Care Services for Children in Schools
Feb. 26, 2016 Peters Joins Colleagues to Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help More Foster Children Find Homes
Feb. 25, 2016 Senators Gillibrand, Franken, And Peters Announce Bipartisan Legislation To Modernize Foster Care System, Help More Children Quickly Find A Home
Jan. 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Regarding Immigration Raids
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, and Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Implement Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decisions
July 16, 2015 Vitter, Casey, Inhofe, Peters Introduce Criminal Justice Reform Legislation that Seeks to Blunt School to Prison Pipeline
July 10, 2015 Peters Joins Congressional Coalition on Adoption
June 26, 2015 Detroit Free Press - Michigan Politicians React to Gay Marriage Ruling
June 5, 2015 Peters Recognizes LGBT Pride Month
March 30, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran, Chairman of Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human - Expanding Louisiana Preschools
March 26, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions - Early Childhood Education
Feb. 27, 2015 Peters Backs Bill to Protect LGBT Students from Bullying
Feb. 4, 2015 Peters Cosponsors Bill to Ensure Equal Treatment for Military Spouses
Nov. 7, 2014 Peters Statement on Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Same-Sex Marriage Decision
Oct. 6, 2014 Peters Statement on SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Decision
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits
June 20, 2014 Peters Statement on Detroit's Grand Bargain
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
March 28, 2014 Peters Praises DOJ Recognition of Marriage Equality in Michigan
March 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Same Sex Marriage in Michigan
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Equal Rights
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Women & Families
June 26, 2013 Peters Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Striking Down DOMA as Unconstitutional
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General
Issue Position: Health Care
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