Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Local Issues

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Jul 17, 2015 Press Release
"While there is work to be done, particularly around expanding non-discrimination protections that we enjoy in California to the rest of the country and in supporting the transgender community, we should take time to reflect on the hard-fought victories of recent months and years."
Jul 16, 2015 Press Release
“Two of the deadliest wildfires in California history, the Witch and Cedar fires, occurred in San Diego and killed 17 people; this is also a matter of life and death,” Congressman Peters continued. “The images of depleted reservoirs, lakes, and streams drying up abound, and millions of dead trees litter our forests. As the New York Times reported just yesterday, ‘For those who know fire, fuel is all they see.’”
Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
Today, H.R. 1047, the “Housing Assistance Efficiency Act,” introduced by Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) passed the United States House of Representatives.
Jun 30, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) and Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) joined forces to introduce H.R. 2909, the “Protecting Firefighters and Promoting Innovation Act.” This bipartisan legislation will leverage innovative technologies for California firefighters, reducing risks for first responders and improving the effectiveness of wildfire fighting strategies.
Jun 24, 2015 In The News
Recently, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) reintroduced legislation to help communities better prepare for disasters. H.R. 2227, the bipartisan “Strengthening the Resiliency of Our Nation on the Ground (STRONG) Act” gives state and local entities access to information needed to prepare, plan for, and recover from extreme weather events such as catastrophic wildfires that have devastated San Diego communities in the past.
Jun 5, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters was recognized as ‘Legislator of the Year’ by the San Diego County Art Education Association (SDCAEA). This is the second year the SDCAEA, a volunteer association of Visual Arts Educators in San Diego County with the singular objective of enhancing quality Visual Arts Education throughout the county, has honored an elected official in the region for their work to support arts education.
Jun 1, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke on the House floor supporting his amendment to H.R. 1335 to give communities input and increase the ability of local agencies to hold polluters more accountable after an oil or hazardous materials spill.
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.