Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

In The News

Jun 30, 2014 In The News

Rep. Scott Peters on Monday criticized the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case as “outrageous” and “hugely disappointing.”

Jun 27, 2014 In The News

PCI (Project Concern International) convened a Congressional Briefing hosted by Congresswoman Susan Davis, Congressman Scott Peters and Congressman Juan Vargas on Friday, May 9th titled “Measuring the Hard-to-Measure: Assessing Economic and Social Empowerment of Women — the Implications on Foreign Aid.”

Jun 26, 2014 In The News

On Thursday, two senators introduced a bipartisan proposal to address climate change. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Susan Collins’ (R-ME) Super Pollutants Act of 2014 will reduce short-lived climate pollutants.

Jun 19, 2014 In The News

Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, submitted a statement for the Congressional Record that honors longtime San Diego Padre and baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn.

Peters, who represents California's 52nd District, led San Diego's congressional delegation in submitting the statement.

The tribute to Tony Gwynn, as printed in the Congressional Record:

Jun 16, 2014 In The News

Lightning striking twice in the same spot … can’t happen!

Not so fast! In the case of Len Kaine’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, metaphorically, it appears lightning has struck twice in same place.

Jun 10, 2014 In The News

San Diego’s leading renewable energy firm, Sullivan Solar Power has sponsored a competitive event between middle schools, the Junior Solar Sprint, for the fifth consecutive year.

Jun 2, 2014 In The News

Jean Chemnick - U.S. EPA is set to release a draft rule today that would cut U.S. utility-sector greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent compared with 2005 levels by 2030, according to those briefed on the proposal.

This marks a slight departure from reports late last month that the target of the proposal was an eventual 25 percent compared with an unspecified base line.

May 31, 2014 In The News

Roger Showley - San Diego’s innovation economy may hinge on something as mundane as fixing a traffic light in Sorrento Valley, or as complicated as overhauling the U.S. tax and immigration system.

May 25, 2014 In The News

Roger Showley - Downtown San Diego — Memorial Day is about memories, and they were in abundance Saturday as the Greatest Generation mingled with the youngest generations aboard the USS Midway Museum.

From ages 9 to 91, attendees spoke of events decades old and experiences a day old.

May 24, 2014 In The News

Tony Perry - Bob Thomas was just 18 when he was sent to join up with Gen. George S. Patton's 3rd Army in Europe, where he fought at the Battle of the Bulge and the Ardennes Forest. Later, as a member of the Monuments Men, he helped rescue cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis.