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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass government funding legislation for fiscal year 2023 to invest in American families and the American economy.

“As San Diegans fight growing inflation and rising costs of living, this government funding package makes critical investments my district and constituents need,” Rep. Peters said. “The investments in this package support monumental efforts to tackle climate change, while investing in working families and small businesses. With this legislation, the Democratic House takes another strong step in our fight to advance health, opportunity, and security for all Americans.”

Rep. Peters championed funding for nine projects in this bill that will directly benefit CA-52 residents. These include:

  • $4,000,000 for City of San Diego’s Ocean Beach Library Expansion
  • $1,880,000 for San Diego Metropolitan Transit System’s Imperial Avenue Division Zero Emission Bus Infrastructure Project  
  • $2,000,000 for Port of San Diego’s Freedom Park at Navy Pier
  • $2,000,000 for City of San Diego’s Light Up San Diego Streetlight Improvement Program (Beach Communities)
  • $3,300,000 for San Diego International Airport’s Installation of Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Charging Stations
  • $3,144,000 for City of San Diego’s Downtown Mobility Phase 3A
  • $750,000 for City of San Diego’s Mobile Solar Powered Electric Vehicle Chargers
  • $3,750,000 for County of San Diego’s Twin-Engine Firefighting Helicopter Project (total amount including support from all five members of the San Diego congressional delegation)
  • $3,000,000 for City of Coronado’s Parker Pump Station

Summary of Notable Provisions

Climate and Energy Programs

Helping Our Military and Veterans, and Support for Housing

  • $135 million for Climate Change and Resiliency Projects to strengthen military installations facing rising sea levels and worsening natural disasters
  • $274.4 million for Child Development Centers
  • $911.1 million for gender-specific care and programmatic efforts for women veterans
  • $135 billion for military construction projects in San Diego
    • $85.2 million for Basilone Road Realignment at Camp Pendleton
    • $56.4 million for Child Development Center at Point Loma Annex
    • $15.5 million for Pier 6 Replacement at San Diego
    • $75.7 million for Special Operations Forces Support Facility at Coronado
  • Housing and Urban Development
    • $31 billion for tenant-based rental assistance; $14.9 billion for project-based rental assistance
    • $3.6 billion for homeless assistance grants
    • $107 million for Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program
    • $2.7 billion for Veterans Affairs homeless assistance programs

Financial Services and General Government

  • Office of National Drug Control Policy: $462 million, including $300 million for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas


A detailed summary of the funding package is available here.