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Hundreds of thousands of gallons of polluted water often carrying sewage and other contaminants have flowed over the Mexico border into the San Diego region every month this year — including a nearly four million gallon spill on Sunday, according to federal records.
President Donald Trump has a tax code overhaul, the construction of the border wall, and massive repairs and expansions to the infrastructure on his wish list.
House lawmakers have introduced legislation to help states and localities prepare for natural disasters like hurricanes and wildfires.
The Carmel Valley Democratic Club hosted Congressman Scott Peters at its monthly meeting at New English Brewing in Sorrento Valley on Aug. 28.
President Trump is prepared to end a program that has protected 38,000 undocumented San Diego residents who came to the United States as children, according to Fox News.
Neo-Nazis and KKK members have a First Amendment right to say what they want — even if the majority of Americans disagree with them — but do not have a right to act violently, Rep. Scott Peters said in Rancho Bernardo on Tuesday.
“We protect people’s speech, but do not allow violence,” he said. “The ideas I don’t fear. I fear the violence.”
Rep. Scott Peters is in San Diego while Congress is on recess this month.
He joined Midday Edition Tuesday to talk about his priorities.
Here is that interview:
Rep. Scott Peters and a bipartisan group of 43 lawmakers on Monday unveiled a plan to stabilize health insurance markets in the wake of Republicans’ failure to repeal Obamacare.
The Problem Solvers Caucus is seeking to build bipartisan support for changes to the Affordable Care Act, which Republicans have been unable to repeal despite repeated attempts.
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A San Diego congressman Wednesday filed an amendment to the defense appropriations bill, a move intended to block President Donald Trump from barring transgender people from serving in the military.
President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday morning thattransgender individuals will no longer be able to serve in the U.S. military “in any capacity.” Some legislators are already working on overturning that decision.