Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Reps. Vargas, Peters, and Davis Announce $15 Million for Border Water Infrastructure Program

Feb 15, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressmembers Juan Vargas (CA-51), Scott Peters (CA-52), and Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement after $15 million was allocated to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) U.S. – Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program:  “Through continued advocacy and prioritization, we have worked with our colleagues in both the House and Senate to address the... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Prevent Shutdown; Opposes Trump’s Emergency Declaration to Build the Wall

Feb 15, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting to fund the government through the rest of Fiscal Year 2019, and President Trump announced he will declare a national emergency to build his multi-billion dollar wall, after Congress did not approve funds to do so. Declaring a national emergency gives the president broad authority to redirect funds Congress... Read More

Reps. Peters and McKinley Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Spur Carbon Capture and Use Technology Development and Demonstration

Feb 13, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressmen Scott Peters (CA-52) and David McKinley (WV-01) introduced H.R. 1166, the Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies (USE IT) Act, a bipartisan, bicameral bill that supports the development and demonstration of vital carbon capture and removal technologies. The bill authorizes $35 million in competitive prize funding for direct air capture technology and... Read More

Reps. Peters and Davis Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Rising Student Loan Debt

Feb 7, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressmen Scott Peters (CA-52) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) led a bipartisan group of 99 Members of Congress to reintroduce H.R. 1043, the Employer Participation in Repayment Act, which would incentivize employers to offer student loan assistance to help their employees pay off student loan debt. The bill would provide financial assistance to Americans struggling to pay off college debt... Read More
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Rep. Peters Responds to President Trump’s State of the Union

Feb 6, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressmen Scott Peters (CA-52) released a statement following President Trump’s State of the Union Address: “Tonight, President Trump tried to offer a message of bipartisanship and unity. That’s great to hear, but actions speak louder than words. “In his speech, the president said that San Diego’s border wall has almost entirely stopped illegal immigration. It was not until 9/... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Support Civilian Federal Employee Raise

Jan 30, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to support a 2.6 percent pay raise for federal civilian employees. Military service members have already received a 2.6 percent pay raise that went into effect on January 1, 2019. Rep. Peters issued the following statement after the House passed the funding: “Across the country, federal workers—many of whom were hurt by the recent shutdown—... Read More

Rep. Peters Reintroduces Bipartisan STRONG Act to Improve Disaster Preparedness on Sixth Anniversary of Sandy Relief Funding

Jan 29, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) reintroduced the bipartisan Strengthening The Resiliency of Our Nation on the Ground Act (STRONG Act) to help communities better prepare for, withstand, and recover from natural disasters like wildfires, tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes by aggregating best practices on disaster readiness and response. It... Read More

Rep. Peters Applauds End of the Shutdown, Concerned About Lasting Damage

Jan 25, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader McConnell, and President Trump reached a deal that reopens the federal government by extending Fiscal Year 2018 funding levels through February 15. The agreement does not include funding for the border wall. “Ending the government shutdown is exactly what I, and House Democrats,... Read More

Rep. Peters, House Democrats Vote for the 10th Time to Re-Open the Government

Jan 23, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to reopen the government on the 33rd day of the partial government shutdown. The first bill provides short-term funding for all shuttered agencies through February 28th. The second bill funds shuttered agencies through the fiscal year at spending levels negotiated by the House and Senate, but does not include funding for the Department of... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Reaffirm America’s Membership in NATO

Jan 22, 2019 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to reaffirm the United States’ membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and to prohibit the Trump Administration from withdrawing from the alliance. The bipartisan NATO Support Act reaffirms the importance of the nearly seven decades old alliance that has ushered in peace and stability across the Atlantic Ocean, and underscores... Read More

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