Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Votes Against Spending Bill that Eliminates Funding for Border Sewage Repairs

Sep 14, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against a partisan government spending package that, among other drastic measures, completely eliminates the U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Grant Program. These grants support a bi-national partnership that has funded and would continue to fund repairs to sewage infrastructure that is at risk of rupturing and causing... Read More

Rep. Peters Defends DREAMers and Opposes Border Wall in Bipartisan Meeting with President Trump

Sep 13, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was invited to the White House as part of a bipartisan group of House members to discuss the DACA program, tax reform, and healthcare with President Trump. During the meeting, Rep. Peters defended DREAMers and the DACA program, and explained the importance of border trade to San Diego and its opposition to a border wall. The San Diego region that... Read More

Rep. Peters Statement on Passage of Harvey Relief, Debt Ceiling, Government Funding Legislation

Sep 9, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted with a bipartisan majority to pass legislation that provides more than $15 billion for emergency disaster relief, funds the government at current levels through December, and extends the debt ceiling for three months. Rep. Peters released the following statement: “I am disappointed we are once again funding the government on a temporary... Read More

Between Harvey and Irma, Reps. Peters and Stefanik Introduce Bipartisan STRONG Act to Increase Community Resiliency

Sep 8, 2017 | Press Release
Today, as Houston continues to recover from Hurricane Harvey, Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Juan gains strength in the Atlantic Ocean, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) re-introduced the bipartisan Strengthening the Resiliency of Our Nation on the Ground (STRONG) Act that would help communities better prepare for natural disasters. The... Read More

Rep. Peters: Ending DACA is Cruel, Un-American, Will Hurt Our Economy

Sep 5, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) slammed the announcement from the Trump Administration that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program will be rescinded in six months, with new applications being halted immediately. The program has allowed nearly 800,000 immigrants who arrived in the United States as young children to live openly and contribute to their communities... Read More

Rep. Peters Urges President Trump to Maintain DACA Program

Aug 31, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) urged President Trump to maintain the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program that allows nearly 800,000 immigrants who arrived in the United States as young children to live openly and contribute to their communities and the economy without fear of deportation. According to various news reports, President Trump is considering ending... Read More

Rep. Peters Prays for Fallen Sailors, Joins Call for Congressional Look at Navy Collisions

Aug 22, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) offered his prayers for those sailors who were killed, injured, or are still missing following the collision between the U.S.S. John McCain and a commercial tanker. He also called for Congress to investigate the collision, as well as the June accident involving the U.S.S. Fitzgerald that led to the death of seven sailors, to provide recommendations for... Read More

Rep. Peters to Help Introduce Censure Resolution Against President Trump

Aug 16, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that he would help introduce a resolution censuring President Trump’s remarks that “both sides” were responsible for the violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia and his failure to condemn the behavior of the white supremacists, KKK members, and the Alt-Right. The resolution will be formally introduced on Friday, August 18,... Read More

Rep. Scott Peters Announces New Benefits Available to Veterans from “Forever G.I. Bill”

Aug 15, 2017 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) announced new benefits available to San Diego veterans through the “Forever G.I. Bill,” a sweeping reform of veterans’ education benefits passed by Congress and awaiting the President’s signature. The bipartisan bill includes legislation written by Rep. Peters to give all eligible Purple Heart recipients the full education benefits they earned,... Read More

Rep. Peters Hits Milestone: $3 million in Federal Funds Recovered for San Diegans

Aug 9, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that during his time in Congress his office has helped recover more than $3 million in federal funds owed to San Diegans. Rep. Peters and his San Diego staff have helped more than 3,700 constituents who were having trouble getting answers and the funds they were owed, including military and veterans benefits, Social Security and Medicare... Read More

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