Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Jul 2, 2013 In The News
Former state Assemblyman, mayoral candidate, and Marine Nathan Fletcher joined Representative Scott Peters and a group of veterans outside the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center in Balboa Park yesterday afternoon (July 1), calling for greater public recognition of the plight of Bowe Bergdahl, the only current American prisoner of war in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Jun 27, 2013 In The News
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8 (read more here).
Jun 26, 2013 In The News
Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) got cheeky for marriage equality in Washington, D.C. recently. Peters, of La Jolla, was one of 67 members of Congress to pose in the third-annual "NOH8 On The Hill" campaign.
Jun 25, 2013 In The News
Congressman Scott Peters of La Jolla said he is approaching the six-month mark of his first term with a handful of first impressions of Washington, D.C. He called his first six months both hectic and rewarding.
Jun 25, 2013 In The News
The Supreme Court is due to deliver its decisions on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8 any day now, and as our nation prepares to enter into what promises to be a historic week for gay rights, the NOH8 Campaign is proud to present the NOH8 photos and Be Heard statements of 67 Members of Congress who have spoken out in support of marriage equality.
Jun 25, 2013 In The News

The interest rates for federally-subsidized student loans are set to double July 1 — to 6.8 percent from 3.4 percent — unless Congress can compromise. Two local Democratic representatives are calling on their colleagues to act. KPBS reports. So far, there are three competing plans to keep federal student loan interest rates from making that dramatic jump next month.

Jun 22, 2013 In The News
A looming doubling of interest rates for most student loans is being decried by Reps. Scott Peters, Juan Vargas and Susan Davis.
Jun 18, 2013 In The News
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and BIOCOM today thanked Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) for introducing legislation that would make renewable chemicals eligible for support in the USDA Biorefinery Assistance Program