Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Local Issues

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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.

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

Last night, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a series of smart, targeted proposals to combat the illicit financing of terrorist groups, arms and drug trafficking, and underground nuclear proliferation. These measures will enhance the Treasury Department’s ability crack down on illegal financial activities used to finance terrorist groups or weapons trafficking.

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the brutal murder of five police officers in Dallas, Texas and the tragic deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile:

Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

Last night, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass two bills that will expand access to capital for small businesses. The Supporting Americas Innovators Act will double the number of investors, including angel investors, who can form a venture capital fund to invest in a small business.

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

Late yesterday evening, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro about progress on updating the Continuum of Care formula that determines how federal homelessness funding is allocated. Secretary Castro indicated that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will put forward a proposal in mid-July that goes beyond Rep. Peters’ initial request of reopening the public comment period on the existing formula.