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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) helped the House pass the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 to provide legal protections for immigrants living in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) status.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51), along with Reps. Raul Ruiz (CA-36), Mike Levin (CA-49), Sara Jacobs (CA-53), and Darrell Issa (CA-50) introduced the Border Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act, a companion bill to Senators Feinstein and Padilla’s (D-CA) legislation introduced last week.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the House version of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, advancing the COVID-19 relief package another step in the budget reconciliation process.
SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) held a virtual event to congratulate 33 high school students from the 52nd District who were nominated to attend our nation’s military service academies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), Rep. Lucy McBath (GA-06), Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) re-introduced the bipartisan Health STATISTICS Act to rapidly improve data collection and accessibility to better inform our nation’s real-time response to public health crises.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) re-introduced the bipartisan Suicide and Threat Assessment Nationally Dedicated to Universal Prevention (STANDUP) Act to encourage schools to implement evidence-based suicide prevention training for students in grades 6 through 12.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) re-introduced the bipartisan Ocean Pollution Reduction Act II (OPRA II), which simplifies the City of San Diego’s required permitting process to operate the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant (PLWTP). Representatives Darrell Issa (CA-50), Juan Vargas (CA-51), Mike Levin (CA-49) and Sara Jacobs (CA-53) all joined as original cosponsors. The legislation will solidify the region’s water security and further cut the amount of wastewater that flows into the ocean from the plant. Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement upon the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Vice President Kamala D. Harris:
“Four years ago, I fulfilled my role as a Representative and bore witness to the inauguration of a new leader. I did the same today, this time with hope for a better future and a return to decency.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement on the announcement from the incoming Biden-Harris Administration outlining their emergency COVID-19 relief package:
“San Diego families and businesses are in dire need of support to help them get through the remainder of this pandemic. The plan released by President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris is a strong start to getting the country back on its feet in the wake of this deadly pandemic,” Rep. Peters said.