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Our office is hosting a FREE Senior Scam Stopper Seminar to give seniors the tools to protect themselves from fraud. Seniors, their families, and caregivers are invited to attend.
This event is being held in conjunction with the California State Licensure Board, San Diego Country Aging & Independence Services, US Postal Inspection Service, Senior Medicare Patrol, and 211 San Diego.
For more information or to RSVP, please call our office at 858-455-5550.
Last night, Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) sponsored an amendment to H.R. 3700 that will help get San Diego the resources it needs to fight homelessness. The provision would require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to reopen the public comment period on the Continuum of Care funding formula that determines how federal anti-homelessness funds are allocated.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) gathered with students from the University of California San Diego and leaders of San Diego good governance organizations to mark the 6th anniversary of the Citizen’s United Supreme Court decision, which allows for unlimited anonymous corporate spending in elections.
Our office is hosting a FREE El Nino Preparedness workshop.
Come to learn about the implications of El Nino weather events, how to prepare your home and family for flooding and mudslides, and what to do to preserve and track your valuables and important documents in the event of a disaster.
Joining the event will be a representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and 211 San Diego.
To RSVP or for more information, call our office at 858-455-5550.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after hearing President Obama’s 7th and final State of the Union Address at the U.S. Capitol:
“President Obama’s message of national confidence and working together towards a brighter future is much more representative of the American spirit than the defeatist rhetoric that we have heard from so many political candidates.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), co-chair of the Congressional Special Operations Forces (SOF) Caucus, announced that San Diegan Joe Musselman, a Navy Special Operations veteran and founder of the Honor Foundation, will be his guest at the State of the Union. The two first met when Rep.
President Obama invited U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) to meet with him and a handful of other members of Congress who have taken a strong stand in the fight to reduce gun violence by encouraging more responsible gun ownership. After the meeting, Peters released the following statement:
SAN DIEGO – Today at his San Diego office, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) awarded La Jolla resident and former Private First Class Donald Breitenberg a long overdue Bronze Star for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II. Breitenberg reached out to Peters’ San Diego office in October after learning that he was eligible to receive the Bronze Star because of his combat service as an infantryman in Europe. Breitenberg joined the U.S.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a federal spending plan that boosts investment in areas critical to the San Diego priorities Peters has fought for since being elected to Congress. It increases investment in science, provides tax credits and incentives for private sector investment in clean energy, and responsibly funds wildfire prevention.