Gary Peters skipped work to fly to London for a fundraiser while Michiganders were making sacrifices to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
After being elected to Congress, Gary Peters’ net worth has more than doubled, receiving nearly $2 million dollars in taxpayer-funded salary while also taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from his state pension. Additionally, his wife’s assets have increased by nearly 500% since 2007.
Gary Peters invested in companies that outsourced nearly 1,000 Michigan jobs to other countries, hurting Michigan families. Washington Examiner - 07/31/14
Peters fought against funding for the VA, veterans housing programs, military pay raises, and health care and research for veterans and their families. He also fought against funding for processing veterans’ disability claims.
Gary Peters has repeatedly supported increasing taxes and fees, including online sales and fuel. Peters also supports raising the death tax from 35% to 45%. He supported these tax increases while his own campaign was subject to four federal tax liens for unpaid unemployment taxes.
He also fought against small business tax incentives and middle-class tax cuts.
Invested thousands of dollars in pharmaceutical companies while criticizing them for overcharging for prescription drugs. He also received nearly $200,000 dollars in contributions from those same drug companies.
Gary Peters supports many aspects of a radical environmental plan that could cost each family about $600,000 and voted twice in favor of extreme policies that could cost Michigan $16.5 billion and kill 91,000 jobs by 2030.
Gary Peters voted to give illegal immigrants access to welfare benefits and opposes cracking down on sanctuary cities, even going so far as to say that “local authorities shouldn’t have to enforce federal rules”.
Gary Peters failed to attend 35% of his committee meetings and only passed 6 pieces of legislation.
In the past, Gary Peters has supported Medicare for All even though it could cost taxpayers trillions of dollars, limit access to doctors and end private insurance.