Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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It's an honor to represent San Diego in Congress and I'm always working for our community and our people whether I'm at home or in Washington, D.C.

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Jun 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Early this morning, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed the INVEST in America Act, a surface transportation bill that authorizes funding for transit projects across the country. The bill includes funding for three local transit projects Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) personally requested:

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) questioned the newly-appointed Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing about the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) clean energy goals as outlined in President Biden’s American Jobs Plan. During his remarks, Rep. Peters emphasized how the employment of a carbon price would complement the plan, including its proposed Clean Energy Standard.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House approved the bipartisan Suicide and Threat Assessment Nationally Dedicated to Universal Prevention (STANDUP) Act introduced by Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) to encourage schools to implement suicide prevention training for students.

May 3, 2021 Press Release

SAN DIEGO —Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after a boat suspected of human smuggling capsized off the San Diego coast:

“Yesterday’s tragic events are yet another example of the life threatening dangers faced by migrants. Torn between gang violence, the impacts of climate change and lack of opportunities at home and a hopeful yet dangerous trek to a better future, many continue to choose taking the journey.

Apr 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, during an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing that marked Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan’s first time before the committee of jurisdiction, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) stressed the EPA’s critical role in cleaning up the dire environmental catastrophe in the Tijuana River Valley afflicting San Diego’s coastal communities:

Apr 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of Infrastructure Week 2021, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) introduced the Reinventing Economic Partnerships and Infrastructure Redevelopment (REPAIR) Act to create jobs and build the new, 21st century infrastructure America needs to remain competitive. The bill establishes an Infrastructure Financing Authority that complements existing funding mechanisms to provide loans and loan guarantees and expand overall infrastructure investment.

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after President Biden  addressed Congress and the nation in a speech about the Administration’s first 100 days in office and the president’s vision moving forward:

Apr 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on Earth Day, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the Methane Emissions Technology to Help Achieve Net-Zero Emissions (METHANE) Act, a long-term, durable solution to curb dangerous methane emissions and put the United States on competitive footing with the rest of the world.

Apr 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced an updated version of his bipartisan Build More Housing Near Transit Act to encourage the construction of low and middle-income housing in transit-served, walkable locations. The bill, which reflects language included in last year’s H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, would provide incentives for transit applicants who meet requirements related to building more housing along the future transit corridor.