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Democrat Scott Peters, a former environmental lawyer, represents a majority Anglo district in San Diego not far from the Mexican border and Tijuana.
It is one of the most popular perks taking hold in corporate America, and soon employers everywhere could be incentivized to help their workers pay down student loans.
Lawmakers, regulators and environmental groups in San Diego County are calling on federal officials to investigate a massive sewage spill in the Tijuana River that some people believe Mexico may have intentionally caused and then refused to explain much about it.
Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) in a statement said, "the president's attempt at unifying the nation fell flat. The divisive rhetoric he has used over the past years is not going to be healed by a few words in a speech."
Two members of the region's congressional delegation, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, and Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, were supposed to attend Thursday's official designation of San Diego as the nation's second largest Coast Guard City.
While Peters attended, Hunter canceled at the last moment.
As Rep. Scott Peters put it, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer got a promotion Thursday morning. He’s now in charge of an officially designated “Coast Guard City.”
SAN DIEGO — “The tone of the Trump campaign, the appointment of Steve Bannon (as White House chief strategist), and the discussion of immigrants has provided a license for people to express their hatred in a way that is inappropriate,” Congressman Scott Peters (D-San Diego) charged Wednesday in a telephone interview with San Diego Jewish World.
The San Diego business community vowed Wednesday to maintain close relations with Mexico whatever the Trump administration does to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
San Diego Democrats are clamoring for answers from local representatives about what they can do to preserve their voice on Capitol Hill.
Congressmembers Susan Davis (D-53rd Dist.) and Scott Peters (D-52nd Dist.) held a workshop Wednesday night to address constituents questions at Liberty Station.