Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Hits Milestone: $3 million in Federal Funds Recovered for San Diegans

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that during his time in Congress his office has helped recover more than $3 million in federal funds owed to San Diegans. Rep. Peters and his San Diego staff have helped more than 3,700 constituents who were having trouble getting answers and the funds they were owed, including military and veterans benefits, Social Security and Medicare payments, tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service, and other federal benefits.

Rep. Peters a ‘No’ on Reckless Immigration Bills that would Undermine Law Enforcement

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against a pair of reckless immigration bills that would undermine law enforcement and public safety in San Diego. H.R. 3003 forces local law enforcement to do the job of federal immigration officers and would withhold federal law enforcement resources – including COPS grants and Byrne-JAG grants – from police departments that do not comply.

Rep. Peters Votes Against Ripping Healthcare Away from Millions, Vows to Keep Fighting

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the Republican Healthcare repeal bill that would dismantle many of the protections of the Affordable Care Act, gut funding for Medicaid and Planned Parenthood, raise out-of-pocket costs for seniors and working families, and lead to 24 million fewer Americans having health insurance. The bill passed on a strictly partisan 217-213 vote. After the vote, Rep.

Rep. Peters: NIH Funding, Defense Readiness Boost, No Border Wall make Spending Bill a Win for San Diego

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass a bipartisan federal spending package that invests in San Diego priorities, including a $15 billion increase in defense spending and a $2 billion boost for basic scientific research through the National Institutes of Health.

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Shooting at UC Apartments

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement on the shooting last night at the La Jolla Crossroads apartment complex:

“I extend my deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim who lost her life last night in this senseless act of violence. I am praying for peace for her family, and for the full and speedy recovery of the others who were injured.

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’ Statement on IBWC Report on Tijuana Sewage Spill

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the International Boundary & Water Commission completed its report on the Tijuana sewage spill that closed beaches and threatened public health in February:

“I appreciate the thorough work by Commissioner Drusina and his staff at the International Boundary and Water Commission to get answers and suggest changes to help prevent this type of massive spill from happening again.

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