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Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which reauthorizes and funds the federal aviation program for the next five years, including NextGen, FAA’s program to modernize aircraft technology nationwide. The bill also contains measures to address airplane noise including studies to better understand the effect of noise on communities, programs to address the specific subsets of noise impacts, and the funding to execute these programs.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) offered his prayers for the MCAS Miramar-based servicemembers, who are presumed dead, following the helicopter crash in Imperial County that occurred Tuesday afternoon.
Rep. Peters released the following statement:
This week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the bipartisan Algae Agriculture Act of 2018, which would support the development of algae innovation by updating U.S. agricultural policy to ensure this new and emerging sector is eligible for the same investment opportunities as other agricultural sectors. All four co-chairs of the Congressional Algae Caucus are original sponsors.
The United States entered the 21st century as the world’s undeniable economic leader.
After World War II, the United States led the transition to a peacetime, global economy and the United States prospered as other nations invested in our goods, services and industries. In the decades after, our economic and political strategy hinged on open markets, booming international trade, and avoiding conflict.
Rep. Peters released the following statement after President Trump blocked Broadcom’s proposed buyout of San Diego-based Qualcomm, citing national security concerns:
Betsy Brennan, 42, has been named CEO of the Downtown San Diego Partnership, a membership organization of downtown businesses.
WASHINGTON, DC– Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act that passed through the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill would force all states to recognize concealed carry permits from every other state, even those that have weaker or no standards. Residents of states that do not require any permit would be able to carry a concealed weapon anywhere in the country, including places where they are currently not allowed like California.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) strongly condemned the harsh and cruel decision by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to deport a local woman who has two U.S. citizen children, including one small child who has special needs. This is the second time in less than a month a U.S. citizen child with developmental disabilities has lost the care of a hardworking, caring parent as a result of a recent Executive Order by the Trump Administration.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against a partisan government spending package that, among other drastic measures, completely eliminates the U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Grant Program.
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.