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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.
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:
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Congressman Scott Peters of California delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, the Congressman discussed Democrats’ support for smart, effective border security solutions and called on President Trump and Senator McConnell to re-open government now. Video and audio of the Weekly Democratic Address can be downloaded here.
Below is a full transcript of the address: