Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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May 4, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and representatives from Zero8Hundred met with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), Robert McDonald, to discuss the innovative approach San Diego is taking in providing assistance to service members as they transition into civilian life and employment.
Apr 13, 2015 Press Release
Recently, members of Congressman Scott Peters' San Diego office were recognized for their contributions to the community and dedication to public service. “Our office is full of smart, energetic, caring people who are committed to making their communities better and pursuing causes they are passionate about,” Rep. Peters said. “I am proud of Howard, Avril, and Sarah and take a great pride in all of my staff who are working to serve and improve our community and country."
Apr 3, 2015 In The News

BAE Systems will significantly expand dry-docking capabilities at its San Diego shipyard, enhancing the ship repair, maintenance, and modernization services the company provides to the U.S. Navy, other government agencies, and commercial customers. The investment by BAE Systems, which will include the purchase of a new dry dock and a range of infrastructure improvements at the yard, will total approximately $100 million.

Apr 3, 2015 In The News

BAE Systems will significantly expand dry-docking capabilities at its San Diego shipyard, enhancing the ship repair, maintenance, and modernization services the company provides to the U.S. Navy, other government agencies, and commercial customers. The investment by BAE Systems, which will include the purchase of a new dry dock and a range of infrastructure improvements at the yard, will total approximately $100 million.

Apr 3, 2015 In The News

- Representative government, a staple of our democracy, is something we often learn about in school…and yet seldom engage in beyond voting.  But for the last several years, through my interactions with the National Writing Project, I have had the opportunity to push myself to delve more deeply into the governing process as I visit the congressional representatives of our region to advocate for our organization by heading to Capitol Hill in Washington DC.

Apr 3, 2015 In The News

A festive atmosphere, created by almost 500 guests at the Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, served as a fitting ambiance for the sold-out fundraiser held March 7 for the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

The gala “A Celebration of Will” honored the legacy of the late Robin Williams and raised more than $3 million for the newly established “Challenged Athletes Foundation Endowment in Memory of Robin Williams,” thanks in part to an anonymous donor who matched each dollar raised.

Apr 3, 2015 In The News

Congressman Scott Peters, whose 52nd District includes La Jolla, has launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for district high school students. 

Over the last two years, participation in the district’s annual competition has more than doubled, growing from 13 submissions in 2013 to 37 submissions in 2014. The competition, which began in 1982 and has seen more than 650,000 participants, is held annually across the country. 

Apr 3, 2015 In The News

San Diego-based Healthy Dining is teaming up with the Poway Unified School District Foundation to launch Healthy Dining School Rewards, an innovative partnership with local restaurants to raise funds for school fitness and wellness programs at Poway elementary schools. The groundbreaking EAT. SCAN. PLAY. concept, whose development is funded by the National Institutes of Health, will be unveiled at a red carpet celebration and tasting event TODAY at 4:30 p.m. at Monterey Ridge Elementary School, 17117 4S Ranch Parkway, San Diego, CA, 92127.

Apr 3, 2015 In The News

Congressman Scott Peters, whose 52nd District includes La Jolla, has launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for district high school students. 

Over the last two years, participation in the district’s annual competition has more than doubled, growing from 13 submissions in 2013 to 37 submissions in 2014. The competition, which began in 1982 and has seen more than 650,000 participants, is held annually across the country. 

Mar 31, 2015 In The News

 March 31, 2015 –  Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) spoke at the naming ceremony of the new federal courthouse downtown. Davis played a central role in securing construction funding and working with the community on the name for the courthouse. The courthouse will be designated the Judge James M. Carter and Judge Judith N. Keep Federal Courthouse at the Judge John S. Rhoades Federal Judicial Center.