Since 2013


Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Celebrates Constitution Day at Mira Mesa High School

Sep 21, 2018 | Press Release
Earlier this week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) visited Mira Mesa High School to share how Congress has evolved since our Founding Fathers established the Constitution and how it shapes our laws today. He was invited to participate as part of the school’s Constitution Day programming. Constitution Day celebrates the day the U.S. Constitution was signed by the Constitutional... Read More

Rep. Peters Named a 2018 Hero of Main Street

Sep 19, 2018 | Press Release
Earlier this month, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was named a National Retail Federation 2018 Hero of Main Street, an award given to lawmakers who support policies that encourage innovation and a vibrant retail sector. The American retail sector supports one in four American jobs, and contributes more than $2.5 trillion to our country’s GDP. “In San Diego, we know that local businesses... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Fund San Diego Priorities in Spending Bill

Sep 17, 2018 | Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to fund critical programs as part of the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Appropriations spending bill. The bill includes an amendment introduced by Rep. Peters to prohibit funding for homeless veterans services from being redirected or used for any other purpose. The... Read More

ICYMI: Rep. Peters Calls Attention to Air Quality and Wildfire Prevention

Sep 17, 2018 | Press Release
Last week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) called attention to the ongoing government efforts to prevent and fight wildfires during a meeting of the Energy and Commerce Environment subcommittee on the effect of wildfires on air quality. Rep. Peters also asked the witnesses about the use of long-term plans for wildfire management, and what can be done to mitigate these deadly events. “... Read More

Rep. Peters on First Meeting of Veterans’ Subcommittee on Tech Modernization

Sep 13, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52)  joined his colleagues at the first meeting of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Technology Modernization. The committee is tasked with a bipartisan review of the Veterans Administration’s (VA) transition to electronic health records and the facilitation of collaboration between the Department of Defense (DoD) and the VA, as active... Read More

Rep. Peters on Rollback of EPA Methane Rule

Sep 12, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) reacted to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to roll back a methane capture rule issued under the Obama Administration for the oil and gas industry: “The Trump Administration’s plan to relax regulations on a super pollutant that causes some of the most damage to our environment is particularly alarming as we continue to develop... Read More

Rep. Peters Reflects on Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Sep 11, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) reflected on the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks: “Like millions of Americans, I still remember exactly where I was and what I was doing on the morning of September 11, 2001. Seventeen years later, the events of that day and the heroism shown by first responders are still etched in my memory. The American spirit of perseverance was... Read More

Rep. Peters Named 2018 Beer Champion

Sep 10, 2018 | Press Release
Last week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was named a “2018 Beer Champion” by the Beer Institute for championing policies that support brewers and beer importers. Rep. Peters has called on the Department of Justice to investigate irregularities in aluminum prices that drive up costs for both beer makers and consumers. “San Diego is home to more than 130 brew houses and one of the... Read More

Rep. Peters Opposes Rushed GOP Bill That Makes it Easier to Deport Legal Immigrants

Sep 10, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the Community Safety and Security Act, legislation that expands the definition of “crime of violence” in the criminal code, making it easier for the Department of Homeland Security to deport legal immigrants for crimes that may not be violent or serious, such as fleeing and piracy. Legal permanent residents can already be deported under... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Student Loan Counseling Bill

Sep 7, 2018 | Press Release
This week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined his colleagues to pass the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, legislation that ensures that students borrowing federal loans have the information they need to manage their student loan debt. Under this legislation, students would receive entrance counseling before they take out a loan, and annual counseling until... Read More