Prominent House Committee Member Wants to Tap Into Highway Trust Fund
- Bill Would Cap Federal Slice for Wilson Bridge at $900 Million. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;06/27/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30921, p31
Reports on legislator Thomas Petri's plans to introduce legislation that would prevent the United States federal government from adding to the funds it already committed to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge project. Petri and other legislators' reasons for opposing additional funding; Possible use of...
- House Panel Plans to Draft New Transit Security Legislation. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/30/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32350, p31
The article reports on chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's highways and transit subcommittee, Thomas E. Petri's disclosure of a plan to draft legislation that would authorize increased spending for bus and rail transit security. During a hearing on the issue,...
- The Back Page. // Traffic World;3/29/2004, Vol. 268 Issue 13, p39
Presents miscellaneous facts about the logistics business in the United States. Apprehension of a Chicago man aboard a passenger plane bound for Washington; Delay on the speech of Representative Thomas Petri to the American Public Transportation Association; Legislative forum organized by...
- Why Rockefeller's a walking roadblock. // National Journal;6/20/98, Vol. 30 Issue 25, p1405
Reports on the drafting of the United States's 1998 highway bill. Comment from Thomas E. Petri (R-Wis.), chairman of the House Surface Transportation Subcommittee; Why Senator John D. Rockefeller IV (D-W.Va.) blocked action on the rewrite.
- Zipperer goes to Capitol Hill. // Consumer Comments;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p3
Reports that policy analysts Rich Zipperer accepted the position as Congressman Thomas Petri's legislative assistant. Zipperer's career background.
- Key legislators seek GAO review of HOS studies. Vise, Avery // Fleet Owner Blog;4/ 3/2014, p9
The article reports on the request of U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairmen Bill Shuster and Thomas Petri to the U.S. Government Accountability Office to evaluate studies that justified the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's changes to hours of service...
- House bill would insure bank deposits privately. Garsson, Robert M. // American Banker;11/22/1993, Vol. 158 Issue 223, p2
Reports on a legislation introduced by Representative Thomas E. Petri bringing the market discipline to the deposit insurance system. Cross-guarantee concept; Premiums paid for the guarantees to be negotiated; Cross-guarantee idea as coming from Petri's work on the thrift insurance fund.
- FDIC privatization to be included in House Republicans' package. Cahill, Joseph B. // American Banker;4/12/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 70, p2
Reports on Representative Tom Petri's sponsorship of a bill to shift the risk of large-scale banks or thrift insolvencies from the federal government to a coalition of financial institutions, insurance companies and other private-sector firms. Banks' greater regulatory flexibility; Opposition...
- The Road to New Taxes? Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;6/25/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31664, p1
Representative Thomas E. Petri said he favors increasing the federal gas tax over bonding as a way of boosting spending for the nation's transportation projects over the next six years. Petri strongly supports a plan proposed by Transportation Committee chairman Don Young, that would provide...