Tom Petri

The Terrorists Did It

MADISON, Wis. — In a news report revealing he paid no state income taxes in 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005, a spokesperson for Wisconsin Congressional Representative Tom Petri laid the blame at the feet of 9/11 terrorists, a claim termed “outrageous and insulting” to working people by One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross. Ross […]

Wealthy Wisconsin Congressional Representative Paid $0.0 in State Taxes

MADISON, Wis. — A news report revealing Wisconsin Congressperson Tom Petri paid no state income taxes in 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005 is yet another example of how the current tax code, and policies advocated by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, favors wealthy investors over the middle class, according to One Wisconsin Now Executive Director […]

Petri Risks Teabagger Wrath with Opposition to ‘Birthers,’ Support for Public Option

MADISON, Wis. — U.S. Rep. Tom Petri (R-WI6) might find himself the victim of health insurance industry financed “teabagger” protests after video of him supporting a public option for health care reform, and rejecting the argument of so-called “birthers” was released today by One Wisconsin Now. “We applaud Rep. Tom Petri for standing up against […]

Constituents Call for Kind, Kagen, Petri to Vote for Clean Energy Bill Friday

MADISON, Wis. — Constituents from across the congressional districts of U.S. Reps. Ron Kind, Steve Kagen, and Tom Petri have signed a petition urging them to both strengthen and vote in favor of critical legislation on the House floor Friday to transform the economy into one harnessing the power of green technology. “Wisconsin and the […]