Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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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.

Oct 21, 2015 In The News

Chris Jennewein - With the United States less than two weeks away from a potentially catastrophic default, Rep. Scott Peters has introduced two bills aimed at ending the political brinkmanship.

Peters, who represents Coronado, Poway and much of San Diego, introduced the “Protect America’s Credit Act” and the “Pay Down the Debt Act” late Tuesday.

Oct 20, 2015 In The News

A federal funding formula some local officials have criticized as unfair San Diego’s efforts to help homeless people will be re-examined next year, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro said Monday.

Castro was in San Diego to tour the Hotel Churchill, a landmark downtown hotel that is being renovated into 72 affordable units for veterans and others.

Oct 15, 2015 In The News

The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department hosted some impressive guests Wednesday in an attempt to boost the county's wildfire protection.

Soon-to-be SDFRD Chief Brian Fennessy took Rep. Scott Peters (D-52) and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on a tour above San Diego County in Copter 2.

Oct 13, 2015 In The News

After two deadly shootings in as many weeks on college campuses, the local chapter of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Rep. Scott Peters, former Mayor Jerry Sanders and Police Chief Shelly Zimmerman met to push lawmakers to pass legislation requiring universal background checks on people purchasing guns.

Sep 17, 2015 In The News

A San Diego representative said he hopes the next leader of the Republican caucus in the House of Representatives will do a better job of uniting both parties in Congress. 

Sep 3, 2015 In The News

As a member of HRC’s San Diego Steering Committee, I have had the opportunity to meet many leaders in the fight for LGBT equality, including my own congressman, Scott Peters.

Sep 2, 2015 In The News

Seeking to improve understanding of life science among students and the general public in the biotech hotbed of San Diego, the La Jolla-Riford Branch Library has opened a groundbreaking public biotech laboratory.

Jul 10, 2015 In The News

Rep. Scott Peters and the California biotech industry cheered the passage of a bill in Congress that increases funding for the National Institutes of Health by nearly $9 billion over five years.

The 21st Century Cures Act passed on a bipartisan 344-77 vote and now goes to the Senate, where a vote is expected in the fall.