Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Local Issues

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Sep 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the Better On-Line Ticket Sales (BOTS) Act, which would ban the use of ticket bot software that allows individuals to circumvent purchase limits in online ticket systems, purchase tickets in bulk, and then resell them on third-party sites like Stubhub at extreme markups. The bill would also make it illegal to resell tickets acquired with this type of software.

Sep 11, 2016 Press Release

Today U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks:

“Like so many others, I remember exactly where I was the morning of September 11th. I remember being with my family, and watching as first responders ran towards the danger, entered the towers before they crumbled, and dug through rubble for days afterwards to save lives.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the Gold Star Families Voices Act to allow immediate family members of fallen servicemembers to contribute to the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, a digital archive of personal accounts from American war veterans. Previously, only living veterans were able to tell their stories for the archive.

Sep 6, 2016 Press Release

Today U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the Zika case and preventive spraying in Mount Hope and the urgent need for bipartisan Congressional action to confront the threat of the Zika virus:

Aug 10, 2016 Page

On July 21st, the Department of Housing and Urban Development reopened a public comment period on four possible replacements for the Continuum of Care funding formula that is used to distribute federal homelessness resources and has disadvantaged San Diego.

Aug 10, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) gathered local leaders to announce how San Diego’s homeless service providers and elected leaders are working together to make the best case for San Diego to get more of its fair share of federal homelessness resources.

Jul 29, 2016 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the shooting of two San Diego Police Department officers in Southcrest late last night that resulted in the death of an officer:

Jul 21, 2016 Press Release

In a critical breakthrough more than three years in the making, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced today that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is considering four options to replace the Continuum of Care formula that determines how federal homelessness funding is allocated.

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Yesterday and today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against three reckless proposals that would undermine the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran and clear the path for Iran – one of our most dangerous threats – to obtain a nuclear weapon. All three bills were highly partisan and sent straight to the House floor for an up-or-down vote without the opportunity for members to offer amendments.

Jul 13, 2016 Press Release

This week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a number of bipartisan bills that will simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), require colleges to be more transparent about the full cost of attending their institution, and expand access to financial counseling for students and families.