Petri was the representative for Wisconsin’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1979 to 2014.
Alleged misconduct & resolution
In 2014 Petri was investigated for performing official work on behalf of companies in which he had a financial interest from 2008 to 2013. The House Committee on Ethics recommended no further action. Petri announced in November 2014 he would not seek reelection.
|Jul. 2, 2014||House Office of Congressional Ethics recommended that the Committee on Ethics further review the allegation|
|Dec. 11, 2014||House Committee on Ethics recommended no further action|
|November 2014||Petri announced he would not seek reelection.|