Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Local Issues

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Feb 17, 2015 Event

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) called attention to twelve locations in the 52nd Congressional District where residents who qualify can receive free tax filing assistance. The resources offered through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program are available to all Americans with less than $52,000 in annual income.

Feb 2, 2015 Page

Free Tax Help for Families & Seniors

With tax season just around the corner I am here to let San Diegans know about a number of free tax resources available to them to ensure they aren’t leaving any money on the table when filing their tax return

The three most common programs available to people are Free File, the IRS e-filing program where if you make less than $60,000 you can access the IRS’ free tax prep software on the IRS website.

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize Brian Fennessy, Assistant Fire Chief for Emergency Operations at the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Chief Fennessy testified at the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s “Rebuilding After the Storm: Lessening Impacts and Speeding Recovery” hearing to provide expertise on preparedness and community resiliency efforts.
Jan 23, 2015 In The News

SAN DIEGO - Volunteers and community leaders will conduct the annual count of homeless in San Diego County Friday morning.

Jan 21, 2015 In The News

Chris Jennewein - As the 114th Congress convened on Tuesday, Rep. Scott Peters issued a list of 10 New Year’s resolutions ranging from creating jobs and supporting the military to comprehensive action on immigration.

The Democrat from La Jolla, who narrowly won a second term by beating challenger Carl DeMaio in November, was sworn in by House Speaker John Boehner.

Jan 8, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined a bipartisan group of colleagues to call for repeal of the Medical Device Tax, an excise tax included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which unfairly penalizes innovative job-creators. The San Diego region’s medical device industry comprises 240 companies and employs more than 11,000 workers.
Dec 18, 2014 Press Release
President Obama signed Congressman Scott Peters’ (CA-52) legislation to rename the Federal Courthouse and Judicial Center in Downtown San Diego into law. H.R. 1378 designates the Courthouse at 333 W. Broadway as the “James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep United States Courthouse” and the surrounding center as the “John Rhoades Federal Judicial Center.”
Dec 11, 2014 Press Release
This evening, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in favor of bipartisan legislation that prevents a federal government shutdown and funds San Diego’s border infrastructure, gives our troops a pay raise, brings in personnel to cut down on the backlog of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), provides money to fight wildfires, and supports NIH and algae research being done in our region.
Dec 9, 2014 Press Release
“This bill does not make it rain, and it does not help our state develop a long-term strategy for dealing with drought. This drought will only be mitigated by conservation efforts and a plan to diversify our state’s water supply by recycling wastewater, building up our storage capacity, and investing in desalination facilities."