Since 2013


Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Votes to Strengthen and Protect San Diego and Other Wildlands from Threat of Wildfires

Jul 29, 2022 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass H.R. 5118, the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act, to help mitigate wildfires, drought and extreme weather events that are intensified by our climate crisis. In addition, this act directs the President to establish a National Wildland Fire Risk Reduction Program and creates a new environmental justice grant to empower... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes for Assault Weapons Ban

Jul 29, 2022 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the Assault Weapons Ban Act of 2022. This bill, cosponsored by Rep. Peters, would help protect Americans from senseless gun violence and take weapons of war off the streets. “I co-sponsored the assault weapons ban because I am tired of seeing innocent Americans killed senselessly with military-style weapons – children at school... Read More

Rep. Peters Responds to Order Announced by U.S. Forest Service to Protect Sequoias

Jul 22, 2022 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement following the U.S. Forest Service’s emergency actions to protect giant sequoias, which were announced earlier today. “I am encouraged to see the Biden Administration’s actions and thank them for meeting with us to learn more about the Save Our Sequoias Act,” said Rep. Peters. “We appreciate that the administration... Read More

Rep. Peters Joins House to Protect Rights to Contraception and Marriage Equality

Jul 21, 2022 | Press Release
WASHINTGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the Right to Contraception Act and the Respect for Marriage Act, which 47 Republicans supported. These bills guarantee the right to obtain and use birth control methods and enshrine marriage equality for federal law purposes. The House of Representatives put forth these votes in response to the Supreme Court’s overtly... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Invest in San Diego Families and Economy with Government Funding Package

Jul 20, 2022 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass government funding legislation for fiscal year 2023 to invest in American families and the American economy. “As San Diegans fight growing inflation and rising costs of living, this government funding package makes critical investments my district and constituents need,” Rep. Peters said. “The investments in this package support... Read More

Rep. Peters Upholds San Diego’s Role in Our National Defense, Votes to Pass 2023 National Defense Authorization Act

Jul 14, 2022 | Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C.—Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2023. This bipartisan bill increases pay for service members and their families and invests in the United States’ ability to confront unprecedented challenges at home and abroad. The NDAA authorizes $838.9 billion in discretionary spending for national defense for FY 2023, which... Read More

Rep. Peters Issues Statement on SCOTUS Decision in West Virginia v. EPA

Jun 30, 2022 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement regarding the latest decision from the Supreme Court of the United States that limits the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions: “This decision is a devastating blow to our efforts and goals to fight climate change. The decision that an agency as important as the EPA... Read More

As U.S. Endures Precarious Housing Crisis, Rep. Peters Proposes Increased Access to Affordable Housing for Millions of Americans

Jun 29, 2022 | Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. – Last week, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced the Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2022. This legislation would add ‘source of income’ and ‘veteran status’ to the current list of protected classes under the Fair Housing Act, which provides protection from discrimination when people rent or buy a home, get a mortgage, seek housing assistance, or... Read More

Rep. Peters Releases Statement Following SCOTUS’ Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Jun 24, 2022 | Press Release
Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States ended constitutional protections for abortion in its overturning of Roe v. Wade: “With today’s decision, the highest court in the land voted to transform American life and take away Americans’ ability to make their own health care decisions. Bans on abortions are expected in 26 states... Read More

Amid Year-Round Wildfire Threats, Rep. Peters Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protect Beloved Giant Sequoias

Jun 23, 2022 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the Save Our Sequoias Act with Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16), House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Member Bruce Westerman (AR-4), Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), and Rep. David Valadao (CA-21). Over twenty members of Congress signed on as original cosponsors. The bill empowers land managers to... Read More