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As wildfires rage throughout the West, congressional Democrats are trying to fast-track a bill that would ensure that the federal wildfire disaster budget retained funding for forest management.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a bill that includes $216 million to complete the expansion of the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
The money would be used to pay for an administration and pedestrian building at San Ysidro. The next step would be passage by the Senate.
Rep. Scott Peters on Monday criticized the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case as “outrageous” and “hugely disappointing.”
PCI (Project Concern International) convened a Congressional Briefing hosted by Congresswoman Susan Davis, Congressman Scott Peters and Congressman Juan Vargas on Friday, May 9th titled “Measuring the Hard-to-Measure: Assessing Economic and Social Empowerment of Women — the Implications on Foreign Aid.”
On Thursday, two senators introduced a bipartisan proposal to address climate change. Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Susan Collins’ (R-ME) Super Pollutants Act of 2014 will reduce short-lived climate pollutants.
Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, submitted a statement for the Congressional Record that honors longtime San Diego Padre and baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn.
Peters, who represents California's 52nd District, led San Diego's congressional delegation in submitting the statement.
The tribute to Tony Gwynn, as printed in the Congressional Record:
Lightning striking twice in the same spot … can’t happen!
Not so fast! In the case of Len Kaine’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, metaphorically, it appears lightning has struck twice in same place.
San Diego’s leading renewable energy firm, Sullivan Solar Power has sponsored a competitive event between middle schools, the Junior Solar Sprint, for the fifth consecutive year.