Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

In The News

Jun 5, 2013 In The News

Evan Lehmann, E&E Reporter

Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Freshman Rep. Scott Peters was involved locally in California's ambitious climate efforts before arriving in Congress this year. Now he's willing to set climbing temperatures aside so he can make a case to Republicans and Democrats for increased disaster funding, whatever's causing the catastrophes.

Jun 4, 2013 In The News

Reps. Scott Peters (CA-52), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), & Paul Tonko (NY-20) -

As hurricane season begins and vulnerable coastal communities brace for high winds and storm surges, Congress needs to ask itself: What can we be doing to better protect and manage existing and new development along our coastlines?

Jun 4, 2013 In The News
California Rep. Scott Peters, a freshman Democrat who narrowly won election last year, said he doesn’t agree with every part of the law. But he said he’s not afraid of addressing health care — far from it.
May 28, 2013 In The News

May 24, 2013 In The News
On May 9, Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA) introduced the Super Pollutant Emissions Reduction (SUPER) Act of 2013 (HR 1943).
May 23, 2013 In The News

There are calls to reform the Internal Revenue Service — and change the federal tax code — in the wake of the agency targeting tea party and other conservative groups. Suggestions include revising regulations so no political-advocacy groups can receive tax-exempt status.

May 14, 2013 In The News
Congressman Peters will be among the Representatives present for the launch program.
Apr 2, 2013 In The News

(Editor’s note: San Diego stands to benefit substantially from President Barack Obama’s new initiative to map the human brain. See the reaction from Congressman Scott Peters of San Diego at the bottom of the White House blog.)