Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

In The News

Jun 22, 2016 In The News

Congressional Democrats, led by Representative John Lewis, are protesting the House’s refusal to vote on gun-control measures. We’re providing live updates of their protest, and reactions, as it continues.

Jun 22, 2016 In The News

San Diego's own Rep. Scott Peters was a rebel with a cause Wednesday when he broke congressional rules and livestreamed a sit-in over gun control reform on the floor of the House of Representatives.

Apr 22, 2016 In The News

Dozens of House Democrats staged a sit-in on the House floor Wednesday in protest of the GOP leadership’s refusal to allow a vote on a gun control measure following the Orlando massacre.

Jan 4, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama’s efforts to reduce gun violence received praise from a San Diego congressman.

Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) said Obama was “left with no choice but to take executive action in order to save American lives.”

Jan 4, 2016 In The News

Jenny Bourne - The White House announced Monday they will outline a plan to expand background checks for gun sales and increase funding for mental health treatment.

According to CNN, President Obama said he wanted to create new restrictions on gun laws in the wake of several mass shootings.

Nov 3, 2015 In The News

Representative Scott Peters has formally submitted a letter to the Federal Aviation Association asking them to listen to San Diego residents concerns about the possible new flight path over Point Loma. Peters emphasized the "Red Dot" agreement which the FAA and San Diego residents agreed upon almost twenty years ago.

Oct 29, 2015 In The News

Congressman Scott Peters expressed hopefulness that the newly elected Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, can foster bipartisan solutions in his new role.

Oct 27, 2015 In The News

Democratic Rep. Scott Peters reached across the aisle to join Rep. Leonard Lance of New Jersey to launch a Congressional caucus focused on the life sciences.

Oct 22, 2015 In The News

A 90-minute visit Monday to the University of San Diego campus by Gina McCarthy, top administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, produced a powerful opportunity for USD faculty and students to connect what they do in the classroom and through research to important issues the federal government organization tackles to produce viable solutions.