Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Condemns Trump Decision to Pull United States Out of TPP, Put China in Driver’s Seat

Jan 23, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) condemned the decision by President Trump to pull the United States out of negotiations over the Trans Pacific Partnership, a trade deal between the United States and eleven Asian nations that would eliminate more than 18,000 taxes and trade barriers on American products. Rep. Peters voted to pass Trade... Read More

Rep. Peters to Attend Inauguration, Women's March

Jan 16, 2017 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that he will attend the Presidential Inauguration on Friday and the Women's March on Washington on Saturday. Rep. Peters released the following statement: “Earlier this month, as he prepared to leave office, President Obama told my colleagues and me to cherish the privilege of being in public service;... Read More
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Rep. Peters Rejects Reckless Healthcare Repeal

Jan 13, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the Republican budget resolution, S. Con. Res. 3, which passed the House and paves the way for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Rep. Peters also voted against an amendment that would have removed the healthcare repeal provision because it left in place the underlying Republican budget framework and added $9.5... Read More
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Rep. Peters Votes Against Mattis Waiver After Trump Blocks Testimony

Jan 12, 2017 | Press Release
“This is how we keep tyranny from walking in the front door.” WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in the House Armed Services Committee against granting a waiver for General James Mattis to be confirmed as Secretary of Defense after President-elect Trump blocked General Mattis from testifying in front of the committee. The waiver is needed to... Read More

Rep. Peters Named to Influential Energy and Commerce Committee for 115th Congress

Jan 11, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was selected by his Democratic colleagues to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee during the 115th Congress. The committee has jurisdiction over legislation and regulation pertaining to energy and the environment, healthcare, telecommunications, and interstate commerce, making it one of the most influential policy-... Read More

Rep. Peters Proposes ‘60 Day Rule’ to Break Gridlock in Congress

Jan 10, 2017 | Press Release
Bill is part of Rep. Peters’ Fix Congress Now plan Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the 60 Day Rule Act, a bipartisan bill that would change the rules of the House of Representatives to break gridlock and make Congress more productive. The proposal would require any bill approved by a House committee to be voted on by the entire House of Representatives within 60... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Russian Election Interference Report

Jan 6, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement on the declassified report issued by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election: “This report is unambiguous in its assessment that Russian interference in our election was directed by Vladimir Putin, enabled by Wikileaks, and sought to... Read More

Rep. Peters Reaffirms Commitment to Bilateral, Two-State Solution to Israel-Palestine Peace Process

Jan 5, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted with a broad bipartisan majority to pass legislation that disapproves of the contentious United Nations Security Council resolution 2234 passed in December. The Security Council resolution, which the United States abstained from voting on, criticizes Israeli and Palestinian actions and their effects on the peace process.... Read More

Rep. Peters Opposes Rules Designed to Keep Americans in the Dark about Their Congress

Jan 3, 2017 | Press Release
Condemns Attempt to Gut Congressional Ethics Office WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) opposed the rules package for the new Congress that included a provision to impose fines on members who take videos or live stream from the House floor. This was in direct response to Rep. Peters’ live streaming of the House Democratic sit-in in July to make sure the... Read More

Rep. Peters Statement on United Nations Security Council Resolution

Dec 23, 2016 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) releaasd the following statement on the United Nations Security Council Resolution: The construction of settlements in territory that would be part of an independent Palestine undercuts efforts to bring consensus on a two-state solution. However, today's United Nations Security Council Resolution goes against the fundamental... Read More
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