Since 2013


Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

In The News

Sep 5, 2022 In The News

A congressman sponsoring a bipartisan marijuana research bill displayed a package of THC-infused gummies from a California dispensary on Wednesday, underscoring the unique challenges that scientists interested in studying cannabis face under federal prohibition.

Aug 21, 2022 In The News

San Diego Democrat was excoriated for blocking broader legislation, but his framework to lower drug costs was adopted and now receives wide praise

About a year ago, Rep. Scott Peters was not very popular in some quarters.

Aug 16, 2022 In The News

The list of what the Inflation Reduction Act says it will do is hefty: improve energy efficiency, reduce health care and prescription drug bills, create green jobs, reduce greenhouse gasses, and clean up pollution — just to name a few.

But San Diegans KPBS interviewed about the new law after its signing were a little skeptical.

Aug 8, 2022 In The News

From their North County campus, a group of San Diego high school students is fighting for human rights around the world.

Aug 4, 2022 In The News

Opponents of the Save Our Sequoias Act claim that adapting the environmental review to save sequoias is a ‘slippery slope’ that will lead to industrial-scale logging and weakening of federal laws. That’s false.

Aug 3, 2022 In The News

A $975,000 federal grant was awarded to the San Diego Community College District to expand a program that provides free online textbooks and resources to students, saving them the cost of buying expensive books for their classes.

Jul 18, 2022 In The News

"In 2017, we lost our first Sequoia to a fire and in the last two years, 19% of all the Giant Sequoias to a fire," said Congressman Scott Peters. Full video report here.

Jul 13, 2022 In The News

San Diego Rep. Scott Peters joined House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to speed protection for California’s iconic giant sequoia groves

Confronting an existential threat to the world’s largest trees, Rep. Scott Peters joined House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on a rescue plan for California’s giant sequoia groves.

Jun 21, 2022 In The News

California’s fire-ravaged sequoia groves have left scientists and forest managers scrambling to ensure a future for th

May 3, 2022 In The News

San Diego — San Diego County politicians geared up for battle after a leaked draft opinion revealed that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the landmark ruling Roe v. Wade, ending federal protection for abortion rights.