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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Nov 21, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The bill would allow the nuclear waste currently stored at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) in San Diego to be moved to a permanent disposal site at a remote location.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the bipartisan Build More Housing Near Transit Act, legislation that would change the rating criteria for the Federal Transit Administration’s New Starts program, which funds transit projects like commuter rail, light rail, and bus rapid transit through the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program. The bill requires housing feasibility assessments to determine how and where housing units could be built near new transit stops.

Sep 4, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) announced she will retire at the end of her current term:

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to fund federal agencies and priorities related to Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development. The bill invests in San Diego priorities that make our communities safer, protect our natural resources and wildlife, and support our strategic role in the national defense.

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a government spending bill that funds federal agencies and priorities related to Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development. The bill rejects President Trump’s budget that stripped funding from important health care, environment, and humanitarian programs. Instead, it invests in research, services for asylum seekers, border water infrastructure, and national defense.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced H. Res. 364, a bipartisan resolution in the House with more than 30 members of Congress, including members of the San Diego delegation. Senators Harris and Feinstein introduced the resolution in the Senate yesterday.

May 9, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Press Release) – Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) on Thursday introduced H. Res. 364, a bipartisan resolution in the House with more than 30 members of Congress, including members of the San Diego delegation. Senators Harris and Feinstein introduced the resolution in the Senate on Wednesday

Apr 29, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) led the House of Representatives in a moment of silence following the shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue:

“Madame Speaker, it is with great sadness that I rise today to speak of the tragic shooting that took place at Chabad of Poway on Saturday. As the synagogue celebrated the last day of Passover, a 19-year-old terrorist walked in and opened fire with an assault rifle. One woman was killed, and three others were badly hurt.

Apr 29, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after news that a gunman attacked the Chabad of Poway synagogue late this morning:

“Earlier today, the Poway and San Diego community tragically learned that a gunman attacked the Chabad of Poway synagogue, on this, the last day of Passover, a day that is supposed to be a celebration of faith and freedom. I am thinking of, and praying for, the victim who has passed away, those hurt, and the community deeply affected.