Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Jul 25, 2021 In The News

San Diego — San Diego’s border, roads and beaches could benefit from the massive infrastructure proposals working their way through Congress, local lawmakers said as they recently described their priorities for the federal spending plans.

Jul 19, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, July 19 - Two Democratic lawmakers on Monday introduced legislation establishing a carbon tariff on certain imports like steel as a means to fight climate change, a week after Europe launched the world’s first carbon border tax.

Jul 19, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers on Monday proposed to raise as much as $16 billion annually by imposing a tax on imports from China and other countries that are not significantly reducing the planet-warming pollution that they produce.

Jun 18, 2021 In The News

While COVID-19 vaccination rates are high for adults in San Diego, numbers for kids 17 to 12 years old are not at herd immunity levels.

Jun 13, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (D-La Jolla) marked national Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month by presenting a June 9 webinar that included remarks by three local experts on the disease.

Mar 18, 2021 In The News

Rep. Scott Peters announced Wednesday that over $340 million in federal grants will be available for San Diego Unified and millions of dollars for other schools that are reopening in his district.

Jan 27, 2021 In The News

Curbing CO2 emissions gets most of the attention and getting to net zero emissions by midcentury is essential in the long run to abate climate change. But that’s not enough. To bend the warming curve, we must drastically reduce the less appreciated short-lived “super-pollutants” — mostly methane, HFCs coolants, and black carbon soot.

Jan 27, 2021 In The News

For years, the threat of climate change has been the subject of sharp disagreement.