Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

In The News

Dec 19, 2013 In The News
KUSI - An in-studio interview talking about the budget deal, and breaking Congressional gridlock
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Dec 15, 2013 In The News

San Diego County's five Congressional representatives all voted Thursday in favor of the two-year budget compromise that would restore some military funding and avoid another government shutdown.

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Dec 13, 2013 In The News
More than $130 million in new military acquisition and construction money will pour into San Diego area military bases under the defense spending bill approved by the House of Representatives last week.
Dec 13, 2013 In The News
Battle-fatigued and suddenly bipartisan, the House voted Thursday night to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and head off future government shutdowns, acting after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure’s defeat.
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Dec 13, 2013 In The News
Peters called it the “sort of bipartisan, reasonable solution that the people of San Diego expect from Congress.” “For the first time in four years we will replace crisis-to-crisis budgeting with a two-year plan that provides stability and predictability to agencies, basic scientific research programs, and the military,” he said. “The sequester relief and flexibility that it allows are key to keeping our economic recovery on the upward trend.”
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Dec 6, 2013 In The News
Representative Scott Peters (R-CA) has introduced a bill that would establish a commission intended to collect and study data on the potential of new technologies, including mHealth, to save money throughout the healthcare system.
Dec 5, 2013 In The News
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) led 16 other lawmakers in writing a letter to McCarthy, where they asked her to use the agency’s authority to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbon (HFCs) compounds.
Dec 3, 2013 In The News
A new bill (HR 3577) introduced by Rep. Scott Peters (R-Calif.) calls for increased use of digital health technologies in federal programs as part of an effort to reduce health care costs, MobiHealthNews reports.
Dec 3, 2013 In The News
Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) introduced a bill that would tap wireless technology to prevent complications and deaths due to chronic diseases. According to Peters, the Health Savings Through Technology Act, H.R. 3577, advocates “a smarter way to deliver health care in the United States.”
Dec 3, 2013 In The News
A new bill in Congress seeks to promote wireless, mobile and digital technologies in healthcare as a way to reduce costs and improve the quality of care.
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