Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Invites San Diego Dreamer to be his State of the Union Guest

Jan 25, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that San Diegan Karen Bahena will be his guest at the State of the Union. Karen lived in Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico for eight years until 2001 when her family migrated to San Diego. Thanks to DACA, Karen has been able to graduate college with a degree in Public Health and Nutrition at San Diego State University, find work as a research... Read More

Rep. Peters Fights Trump Cuts to 340B Drug Pricing Program

Jan 25, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced his support for the McKinley-Thompson bill (H.R. 4392), which would reverse a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rule instituted by the Trump Administration that cuts payments to the 340B Drug Pricing Program by $1.6 billion. The bill would also protect Congress’ authority to set Medicare payment policy. Peters also strongly... Read More
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Rep. Peters Opposes Another Irresponsible Short-Term Continuing Resolution

Jan 22, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against another short-term Continuing Resolution that would do nothing more than extend government funding for three weeks while failing to provide our military, research institutions and employers the certainty they need to protect our national defense, public health and grow our economy. The resolution also fails to include a legislative... Read More

Rep. Peters Cancels Trip Home, Renews Call for ‘No Budget No Pay’

Jan 19, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) cancelled his plans to return home tonight and pledged to stay in Washington D.C. as long as it takes to fight for a long-term government spending plan that adequately funds our national defense, and one that reflects American values, including protections for Dreamers, young immigrants brought to the country as children, who the Trump Administration... Read More

Rep. Peters Opposes Short-Term Continuing Resolution

Jan 19, 2018 | Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) that will hurt the economy, our national defense, and lead to the delay of thousands of projects and programs nationwide. Rep. Peters released the following statement:  “I was willing to vote for the first two stop-gap budgets, but I could not support a third and, yesterday, a... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Group of Bills to Bolster National Security

Jan 11, 2018 | Press Release
This week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted for a series of bills that would establish new grant programs to protect vulnerable targets within our country, increase coordination between local, state, and federal government, implement new technologies to identify and prevent terrorist threats, and allow testing of new screening technologies at airports. Rep. Peters released the... Read More

Rep. Peters Statement on the Retirement Announcement of Rep. Darrell Issa

Jan 10, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after Congressman Darrell Issa announced he will retire at the end of his term: “Congratulations to Darrell Issa on his retirement from the United States House of Representatives. Darrell and I did not know each other before I came to Congress, but he was among the first to welcome me, and we... Read More
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Rep. Peters Announces 2018 San Diego and Washington D.C. Staff

Jan 8, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced recent staff hires, promotions, and changes to his congressional staffs in San Diego and Washington, D.C. Rep. Peters released the following statement on the changes to his staff: “Our staff is full of bright, passionate, caring, and dedicated public servants,” said Rep. Peters. “I’m very proud of all my staff has accomplished and look... Read More
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Rep. Peters Strongly Opposes Trump Administration Request for $18 Billion in Funding for Border Wall

Jan 5, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voiced strong opposition to the Trump Administration’s request for $18 billion over the next decade to expand the United States’ southwest border wall. If granted, the funding would expand the existing border barrier by more than 700 miles. “In a selfish political appeal to his base, and on the heels of tax cuts that will cost the country $150... Read More

Rep. Peters Opposes House Version of VA Care in the Community Bill

Dec 20, 2017 | Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the VA Care in the Community Act that passed the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on a party-line vote. The bill includes reforms to the Veterans Choice Program and a renewed focus on care in the community for veterans. Rep. Peters has supported the Choice program, which allows qualifying veterans to see providers outside the... Read More
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