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After two deadly shootings in as many weeks on college campuses, the local chapter of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Rep. Scott Peters, former Mayor Jerry Sanders and Police Chief Shelly Zimmerman met to push lawmakers to pass legislation requiring universal background checks on people purchasing guns.
A San Diego representative said he hopes the next leader of the Republican caucus in the House of Representatives will do a better job of uniting both parties in Congress.
As a member of HRC’s San Diego Steering Committee, I have had the opportunity to meet many leaders in the fight for LGBT equality, including my own congressman, Scott Peters.
Seeking to improve understanding of life science among students and the general public in the biotech hotbed of San Diego, the La Jolla-Riford Branch Library has opened a groundbreaking public biotech laboratory.
Rep. Scott Peters and the California biotech industry cheered the passage of a bill in Congress that increases funding for the National Institutes of Health by nearly $9 billion over five years.
The 21st Century Cures Act passed on a bipartisan 344-77 vote and now goes to the Senate, where a vote is expected in the fall.