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The tax reform package passed the House and Senate earlier this month without a single Democratic vote.
GOP Rep. Darrell Issa of the 49th District joined San Diego County’s three Democrats in voting no. (Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter voted yes.)
But with a Senate vote looming, Rep. Scott Peters of the 52nd district delivered a speech Thursday slamming the GOP measure.
Here is the text of Peters’ remarks as provided by his office:
US Rep. Scott Peters (D-California) serves California’s 52nd Congressional District, which is located in San Diego and the surrounding region.
Peters currently serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and on the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Congressman Scott Peters is part of a large California delegation at the Vatican climate conference that also includes Governor Jerry Brown and Scripps Institution of Oceanography researcher V. Ramanathan.
Professor Sir Greg Winter was on hand to unveil the newest development plans for the Babraham Research Campus last week.
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A local single mother of two children is set to be deported, but some San Diego leaders are stepping up to defend her.
Silvia Ocampo Ortiz, an employed housekeeper, has two U.S.-citizen kids, including an 8-year-old with special needs.
SAN DIEGO, CA – San Diego Monday became the first U.S. West Coast city to join London's Business Welcome Program as area business and civic leaders began a four-day trade mission in England.
The mission is being led by the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. and Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego.
San Diego officials were informed repeatedly of the dangers of disease-carrying runoff from homeless encampments into area waterways, as far as a decade before the current hepatitis A crisis spurred action.
San Diego city leaders and area lawmakers offered their thoughts and prayers Monday to the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, while athletes with ties to the Nevada city also took to social media to express their sorrow and anguish.
The death toll had risen to 58 by Monday morning, with more than 500 hurt at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival on Sunday night.