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Sequestration deal agreed to in 2011 could have devastating effects on the San Diego economy.
SAN DIEGO — Slower vessel and crew clearances combined with backlogs in cargo inspection and release for shipment could soon hit San Diego’s waterfront, officials said Monday.
Port security could also be threatened if Congress and the White House fail to reach a deal to stave off massive federal budget cuts set to kick in March 1.
By Mark Walker
He’s “dated” Republicans for a couple of Washington’s formal occasions. Now, freshman Democratic Rep. Scott Peters has locked arms with a bipartisan group of freshman lawmakers.
Rep. Scott Peters on Monday announced his full staff line-up.
The fresman Democrat from San Diego defeated GOP Rep. Brian Bilbray in the largely coastal 52nd Congressional District in the Nov. 6 general election.
One of his first tasks was setting up his office in Washington and a local district office.
WASHINGTON — Freshman San Diego Congressman Scott Peters will join about 40 other members of Congress tomorrow, wearing a bipartisan pin during the President's State of the Union address.
By Mark Walker
Freshman Rep. Scott Peters has joined a bipartisan group of 175 members of the House of Representatives calling for the repeal of a medical device tax that kicked in Jan. 1 as part of the Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare.
Congressman Scott Peters (D-52nd) has announced the opening of his San Diego district office, and is encouraging constituents to attend an open house 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.
The office is located at 4350 Executive Drive, Suite 105, San Diego, in the Torrey Pines Bank building on the north side of Executive Drive (near La Jolla Country Day School).