Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Apr 14, 2016 In The News

Praising his support of the biotech industry, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization has named Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, a Legislator of the Year for 2016.

Apr 9, 2016 In The News

San Diego community leaders gathered downtown Friday to celebrate the re-dedication of the New Children’s Park – a much-needed play space located just across the way from the New Children’s Museum.

Apr 4, 2016 In The News
SAN DIEGO — Having recently moved back into her newly renovated unit at San Diego Square, Isara Garrett said she had only one word for the officials who have helped keep her downtown home affordable.
“That word is grateful,” said Garrett, 71. “I am so grateful for my brand-new apartment. My little dog Snoopy and I love living here.”

Mar 31, 2016 In The News

An investigation released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says the San Diego VA hospital triggered one veteran’s suicide attempt in 2014 by repeatedly canceling his mental health appointments.

Mar 17, 2016 In The News

Rep. Scott Peters called for comprehensive immigration reform Thursday and rejected the idea of deporting undocumented immigrants who have American-born children.

Mar 11, 2016 In The News

Last year, 6,300 wildfires burned over 300,000 acres across California. In May 2014, more than a dozen wildfires broke out in San Diego County alone, burning 26,000 acres, taking one life, and costing home and business owners $29.8 million. Five years into the worst drought in California’s history, we know the devastation that comes from wildfire seasons paired with severe drought conditions.

Mar 9, 2016 In The News

Our economy is undergoing a rapid transition, with decisive leaps in technology happening every day. Front and center in the changing economy of this decade is a fundamental shift in the way we power our world. The transition to a clean energy economy is happening right now.

Mar 5, 2016 In The News

In a speech viewed thousands of times online, Rep. Scott Peters called on members of Congress to forego their pay if a federal budget is not enacted by April 15.

The Democrat from La Jolla gave a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives Thursday in which he accused Republicans of trying to block a bi-partisan budget deal worked out in December.

Mar 4, 2016 In The News

San Diego’s Downtown has grown into a thriving center for arts, business, tourism and urban living. Ask any resident or business owner what challenges remain, and most will cite homelessness.

Feb 29, 2016 In The News

Congressman Scott Peters (D-Calif.) announced his new proposal for student loan payment at the first of multiple forums held last week about college affordability. The proposal would cap interest on all subsidized student loans to 4 percent, securing it at a number lower than it currently is at 4.3 percent.