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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Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) helped the House pass the Moving Forward Act, a transformative bill that will rebuild America’s infrastructure, create millions of jobs, combat the climate crisis and address economic and racial disparities in America. The robust package included three key provisions advocated by Rep. Peters that will help bolster San Diego’s public transportation and infrastructure.

Jun 9, 2020 Press Release

SAN DIEGO—Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) called on One America News Network (OANN) to issue a public apology and retraction of a story related to an incident involving a 75-year-old man and law enforcement officers in Buffalo, New York. OANN is based in San Diego, within the district Peters represents.

May 31, 2020 Press Release

SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement regarding the devastating murder of George Floyd and the resulting civil unrest in San Diego and across the nation:

May 28, 2020 Press Release

SAN DIEGO – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Major Medical Facility Authorization Act of 2020, which secures funding for seven major medical facility projects throughout the country, including one project at the San Diego Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center during fiscal year 2020.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) helped the House pass two historic pieces of legislation: a House Resolution to authorize temporary changes for remote voting and virtual committee proceedings during the coronavirus pandemic, and an urgently needed relief package to protect the lives and livelihoods of the American people from the devastation of the coronavirus crisis.

Apr 28, 2020 Press Release

SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement commending the 15 students from California’s 52nd congressional district – a record number – who received official appointments at the United States Air Force, Naval, Military, and Merchant Marine Academies.

Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, an interim relief package that provides $484 billion in emergency funding for resources desperately needed by Americans and health care workers to combat the public health crisis and alleviate the economic toll of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Apr 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) sent two letters, one to the Treasury and Small Business Administration (SBA) and another to House committee leadership, calling for greater investment and improved execution of the financial relief programs created by the CARES Act. Both letters emphasize the dire need for expedient and robust support for small businesses and non-profit organizations.

Mar 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) announced his support for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) which the House expects to vote on tomorrow. CARES is a bipartisan package that will provide significant financial relief to workers and businesses across the country and bolsters communities’ health care response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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.