Tom Petri Tag Archive

  • As Tax Day Arrives, Will GOP Legislators Fail to Pay Their Fair Share, Again?

    Will Republicans and their businesses that have paid no state income tax in recent years will be joining the rest of us in paying for services like education, health care, public safety and roads.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/14/2013
  • U.S. Rep. Petri: No Apology for Using 9/11 As Excuse for Not Paying Taxes. Instead, Hosts With a D.C. Fundraiser?

    MADISON, Wis. — According to U.S. Rep. Tom Petri, the 9/11 terrorist attack caused such damage to his foreign investment portfolio that the millionaire Congressman did not pay any state income taxes...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/09/2012
  • 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...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/05/2012
  • 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,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/04/2012
  • Republicans Hold Benefits Hostage for Working Families to Give Millionaires, Billionaires $100,000 Unpaid Gift

    Unemployed workers will lose their benefits because Congressional Republicans refuse to budget unless the Bush tax breaks are extended for the wealthy.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/28/2010
  • GOP Save-Face Plan for Walker: ‘Kill Rail to Pay 0.001 Percent for Extending Bush Tax Cuts for Millionaires’

    What a great solution - destroy high speed rail to pay one-thousandth of one percent of the cost of extending the Bush tax cuts for millionaires.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/16/2010
  • 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,...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/05/2009
  • 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...

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/28/2009
  • OWN’s Online Petition Urges Congressional Leaders to Abandon Big Oil Tax Cuts in Favor of Families

    Wisconsinites will have a chance to use their own voices to urge Wisconsin U.S. Representatives to reject Senator John McCain's $4 billion Big Oil tax giveaway, thanks to the massive online petition One Wisconsin Now launched today.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/19/2008