Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Votes to Provide Skills Training for High-Paying Jobs

Sep 14, 2016 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a bipartisan bill to reauthorize and reform the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act and give students the skills they need to enter the workforce and excel in high-quality jobs. The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act would update the Perkins Act to increase... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Bill to Reduce Online Ticket Price Gouging

Sep 13, 2016 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the Better On-Line Ticket Sales (BOTS) Act, which would ban the use of ticket bot software that allows individuals to circumvent purchase limits in online ticket systems, purchase tickets in bulk, and then resell them on third-party sites like Stubhub at extreme markups. The bill would also make it illegal to resell... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on 15th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Sep 11, 2016 | Press Release
Today U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks: “Like so many others, I remember exactly where I was the morning of September 11th. I remember being with my family, and watching as first responders ran towards the danger, entered the towers before they crumbled, and dug through rubble for days afterwards... Read More

Rep. Peters Supports Strong Diplomacy Plus Threat of Joint Military Action to Curb North Korean Aggression

Sep 8, 2016 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass legislation that strongly condemns recent ballistic missile tests by North Korea and reaffirms the importance of our trilateral relationship with South Korea and Japan in containing North Korean aggression. The measure supports the use of joint military exercises to enhance security in the region and also backs the... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Bill to Include Gold Star Families in Veterans History Project

Sep 7, 2016 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the Gold Star Families Voices Act to allow immediate family members of fallen servicemembers to contribute to the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, a digital archive of personal accounts from American war veterans. Previously, only living veterans were able to tell their stories for the archive.... Read More

Rep. Peters Renews Call for Bipartisan Zika Action after Mount Hope Case

Sep 6, 2016 | Press Release
Today U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the Zika case and preventive spraying in Mount Hope and the urgent need for bipartisan Congressional action to confront the threat of the Zika virus: “The news of a Zika case in San Diego and the preventive spraying for mosquitos in Mount Hope bring home a reality we have known for months: the Zika virus is... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on FAA Flight Path Decision

Sep 3, 2016 | Press Release
San Diego – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued their final decision on the Southern California Metroplex Project: “The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) announcement to keep current flight paths is a great example of what we can achieve when we work together to address... Read More
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Rep. Peters Announces Staff Changes

Aug 31, 2016 | Press Release
San Diego – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced recent staff hires, promotions, and departures in both his San Diego and Washington, D.C. offices, including the addition of a Marine veteran to the San Diego office. “We have an exceptional staff and I’m very proud of the young people who work for me and then go on to become leaders in our region as many who... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Recover More Than $2 Million in Federal Benefits Owed to San Diegans

Aug 22, 2016 | Press Release
San Diego – Today, Rep. Scott Peters announced his office has helped recover more than $2 million in federal benefits owed to San Diegans. Rep. Peters and his San Diego staff have helped more than 2,000 constituents retrieve backlogged funds ranging from veterans and military benefits, to Social Security and Medicare payments. The benefits recovered include almost $1.3 million in... Read More
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Rep. Peters Leads Collaborative Effort to Bring More Homelessness Resources to San Diego

Aug 10, 2016 | Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) gathered local leaders to announce how San Diego’s homeless service providers and elected leaders are working together to make the best case for San Diego to get more of its fair share of federal homelessness resources.  After a breakthrough announced by Congressman Peters last month, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD... Read More

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