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Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) slammed President Trump’s budget proposal which, among many other drastic cuts, completely eliminates the Environmental Protection Agency’s U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Grant Program.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) responded to President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress. Earlier today, Rep.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) urged President Trump to reconsider his nomination of David Friedman to be the U.S. Ambassador to Israel after CNN reported on a video of Friedman bragging about undermining support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine peace process and criticizing the Anti-Defamation League. Rep. Peters released the following statement:
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was recognized for his leadership on veterans issues in Washington and selected to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs in the 115th Congress. The committee has jurisdiction over the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA hospitals, veterans cemeteries, and legislation in Congress that effects veterans and their families.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) is leading 70 Democratic members of Congress to get answers on how President Trump’s White House drafted and evaluated the Executive Order that suspended refugee admissions and restricted the flow of immigrants from Muslim nations. The chaotic implementation of the order over the weekend led to the detention of hundreds of travelers at U.S. airports and five federal courts issuing stays on portions of the order. Rep.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) welcomed Jerry Sanders, President and CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, to Washington, D.C. to testify at a hearing on border economics and the role of global engagement in driving our economy and creating high-quality jobs. The bipartisan hearing was held by the Border Caucus to bring local perspectives like Sanders’ to D.C. and counter the rhetoric and proposals of the Trump administration that threaten border commerce.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement reflecting on the fourth anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and his advocacy for commonsense gun safety laws:
San Diego – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) held a toy safety demonstration to share information and resources with parents and families during the holiday season, when toy purchases increase. Rep. Peters was joined by consumer and parent advocates, medical professionals and a city firefighter, who all presented ways to reduce risk of injury.