Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California
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Apr 22, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) welcomed Rep. John Delaney (MD-06) to San Diego for a roundtable event that discussed Delaney’s signature legislation, H.R. 2084 – the “Partnership to Build America Act,” and their joint efforts promoting a national infrastructure strategy and comprehensive tax reform.
Apr 10, 2014 Press Release
“As I said last Spring when Congress considered proposals for last year’s budget, we owe it to our constituents to sit down together, as a bipartisan group, to craft a budget that cuts wasteful spending, tackles our long-term debt, preserves a safety net for the most vulnerable, reforms the tax code to enhance our global competitiveness abroad and job creation at home, supports a strong military, and makes the necessary investments in infrastructure, education, and basic scientific research that will support our country and our children into the future.
Apr 10, 2014 Op-Eds
It isn’t hard to remember the days when solar was relegated to school science fairs — a source of energy that sounded nice but would only be practical in the far-out, distant future. But today, solar companies are providing consumers with cheap, clean and renewable energy while creating new middle-class jobs. In fact, America added 20,000 solar jobs last year alone.
Apr 9, 2014 Op-Eds
Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place. The work we've done in San Diego to make our oceanfront cleaner and safer can be a model for other communities across the country. A healthy ocean is vital to our economy and well-being. We need clean and healthy oceans to sustain tourism and fisheries. In Congress, I am focused on the effects of climate change including ocean acidification and sea-level rise - both of which are threats to healthy oceans that sustain life on- and off-shore.
Apr 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding ‘Equal Pay Day,’ the date when women’s wages catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.

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Apr 16, 2014 In The News
But $716,000 grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity and the National Math and Science Initiative means students struggling to keep up while their mom or dad serves the country will get some extra support.
Apr 14, 2014 In The News
California Congressmen Scott Peters (D-52) and David Valadao (R-21) were honored by the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) for their leadership in promoting thoughtful policies to advance biomedical research, investment and innovation over the past year.
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Apr 10, 2014 In The News
“I have women on my staff, I’m a husband, and the father to a young woman. Women should earn equal pay for equal work,” Rep. Peters said. “This is an issue that is important for families across San Diego given how many households rely on women’s wages to pay bills, educate their children, and save for retirement.”
Apr 2, 2014 In The News
"That shouldn't discourage Americans of any age from letting elected officials know where there could be savings," he said. "Government needs to encourage innovative solutions from its constituencies, not discourage it."

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