Fulfilling his top regional priority, funds for Phase III of the San Ysidro Port of Entry were included in the government funding bill. This came after numerous letters and advocacy efforts to secure the funding.
Scott introduced a two-part legislative package designed to protect America’s economic recovery and help reduce the national debt.
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Mar 5, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting for H.R. 4118 to delay the tax penalty on individuals who do not buy health insurance as required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Mar 4, 2014 Press Release
Today, Pastor Harvey Peters, father of Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), provided the prayer to open the legislative day for the House of Representatives. Rev. Peters is a retired minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and had a distinguished career of nearly forty years. In the Civil Rights Era, he helped lead the movement to desegregate housing in the Detroit suburbs.
Feb 27, 2014 Op-Eds
Given that U.S. ports see more than 2 billion tons of cargo annually, and that the American trade volume is expected to double by 2021, now is the time to be investing in infrastructure in and around our ports
Feb 25, 2014 Press Release
“As we work to fight global emissions, super pollutants like HCFCs are the low-hanging fruit that should be at the forefront of our efforts,” said Peters. “The United States should be a leader in reducing the use of HCFCs through an aggressive plan that will lead to meaningful reductions.”
Feb 18, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined with local military leaders, veterans advocates, and private-sector stakeholders to launch the Military Transition Support Project (MTSP), a collaborative community effort to help the transition of recently discharged veterans into civilian life and employment.
In The News
The Presidents Budget FY 15 budget included $216 million for the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry Modernization and Expansion Project. The money would fund Phase II of the project.
Retired minister Harvey Peters, who lives in Bethlehem Township, Pa., gave the morning prayer Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to a news release from his son, Scott Peters, a Democrat who represents the San Diego area in Congress.
Mar 6, 2014 In The News
An early Father’s Day: Congressman Scott Peters’ dad gave the opening prayer Tuesday to members of the House of Representatives.
Mar 6, 2014 In The News
$98 million for the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE) reconfiguration and expansion project was included in the budget released by President Obama.
Mar 5, 2014 In The News
Parents and grandparents know what it is like to introduce our children to a group and kvell when they give a very good account of themselves. But Congressman Scott Peters, D-San Diego, was able to kvell in a different way as the U.S. House of Representatives began a regular session on Tuesday.