Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Congressional Issues

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Rep. Peters, The San Diego Watercolor Society, and Liberty Station Unveil Art Exhibit featuring Young San Diego Artists

San Diego– Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the opening of an art exhibit in ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station featuring the entries from the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide contest sponsored by the Congressional Institute and hosted by Members of Congress each spring.

Rep. Peters Slams GOP Healthcare Bill after CBO Score Shows 24 Million Americans Losing Insurance

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) slammed the Congressional Republicans’ healthcare bill after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimated the bill would result in 14 million more Americans not having health insurance next year, and 24 million fewer covered by 2026. Rep.

Rep. Peters’ Statement on 9th Circuit Ruling on Trump Immigration Ban

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement on the unanimous decision of the 9th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals to maintain a freeze on President Trump’s ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries:

“Today's ruling is a reminder that an independent judiciary is a cornerstone of our democracy, rooted in our Constitution, and uninfluenced by badgering and insults from even the President of the United States. No person is above the law.

Rep. Scott Peters Leads 70 Colleagues to Demand Answers on Trump’s Chaotic Refugee Ban

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) is leading 70 Democratic members of Congress to get answers on how President Trump’s White House drafted and evaluated the Executive Order that suspended refugee admissions and restricted the flow of immigrants from Muslim nations. The chaotic implementation of the order over the weekend led to the detention of hundreds of travelers at U.S. airports and five federal courts issuing stays on portions of the order. Rep.

Rep. Peters Proposes ‘60 Day Rule’ to Break Gridlock in Congress

Bill is part of Rep. Peters’ Fix Congress Now plan

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the 60 Day Rule Act, a bipartisan bill that would change the rules of the House of Representatives to break gridlock and make Congress more productive. The proposal would require any bill approved by a House committee to be voted on by the entire House of Representatives within 60 days of it passing committee. Currently, Congressional leadership has full discretion on which bills to advance to the House floor and which to block.

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