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It is no secret that Democrats and Republicans have not often agreed on health policy in recent years.
We are writing as a bipartisan team because there is a critical healthcare issue on which we — and a growing number of our colleagues — have found common ground.
With budget deadlines looming, leaders of local community clinics are in Washington, D.C., this week to ask the region’s congressional delegation to help preserve funding for a program that provides care for low-income residents.
Rep. Scott Peters and a Texas colleague are leading an effort to clear up a backlog in “Green Card” applications from foreign high-tech workers educated in the United States.
Peters, Rep. Joaquin Castro and 71 other member of Congress sent a letter to President Obama on Monday urging him to take action to end the delay affecting some 200,000 applicants.
A few clicks of a mouse will show you that Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has co-sponsored more of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s bills than any other senator’s over the past four years — 22, to be exact.
Jim Miller - This week a “right to work” bill that will gut the union movement in Wisconsin is likely to hit Governor Scott Walker’s desk and no doubt he will sign it.
UT Editorial Board - Among the many flaws in the federal Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, this is among the worst: the medical device tax that unfairly penalizes companies such as the 240 medical device companies in the San Diego region that employ thousands of people in good-paying jobs.
On February 25, President Obama announced the White House would be “as aggressive as we can” in giving temporary resident status to 4 million undocumented people in the US. If you’ve been in the country for five years or more, have kids who are legal residents, and if you can pass a criminal background check, you are the kind of immigrant the President wants to keep around.
San Diego, CA – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the chief United States official on international trade, came to San Diego Tuesday to highlight California as a national model for why President’ Obama’s historic trade agenda is central to his State of the Union theme of Middle Class Economics: because exports and trade unlock economic opportunity for Americans.
Congressman Scott Peters, whose 52nd District includes La Jolla, has launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for district high school students.