Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Jan 5, 2016 In The News
BROOKE RUTH - Saying that Congress had failed to take steps to curb gun violence, President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday that he would take executive actions to strengthen gun control in the nation.
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.

Jan 1, 2016 In The News

On Dec. 18, Congress passed the $1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, otherwise known as the omnibus spending bill that will fund and keep the U.S. government open and running until September 2016.

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.

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.