Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Joins Call for Bipartisan Spending Bill without Border Wall

Apr 25, 2017 | Press Release
This week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined forty bipartisan lawmakers calling on Congress to come together on a spending bill to keep the government open before funding expires on Friday night. The lawmakers are members of the Problem Solvers Caucus, and are urging Congressional leaders to dismiss the last-minute demands by President Trump to attack the Affordable Care Act and... Read More

Rep. Peters, The San Diego Watercolor Society, and Liberty Station Unveil Art Exhibit featuring Young San Diego Artists

Apr 12, 2017 | Press Release
San Diego– Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the opening of an art exhibit in ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station featuring the entries from the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide contest sponsored by the Congressional Institute and hosted by Members of Congress each spring. The Congressional Art Competition, which began in 1982, takes place each year across... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Missile Strikes in Syria

Apr 6, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after the United States military launched a cruise missile attack on a Syrian airfield in response to a chemical weapons attack earlier this week: “The chemical attack this week was the latest in a long line of brutal atrocities committed against the Syrian people by Bashar al-Assad – it warranted a... Read More
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Rep. Peters’ Statement on IBWC Report on Tijuana Sewage Spill

Apr 3, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the International Boundary & Water Commission completed its report on the Tijuana sewage spill that closed beaches and threatened public health in February: “I appreciate the thorough work by Commissioner Drusina and his staff at the International Boundary and Water Commission to get answers and... Read More

Rep. Peters Condemns Trump’s Executive Order to Make America’s Air Dirty Again

Mar 28, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), member of the Energy and Commerce Committee and Chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition’s Climate Task Force, came out in strong opposition to President Trump’s executive actions to make America’s air dirty again and move America’s energy economy backwards. President Trump ordered the... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Stop Reckless Healthcare Repeal Bill from Getting a Vote in the House

Mar 24, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) marked the defeat of the Congressional Republicans’ reckless healthcare repeal, lauded the progress made under the Affordable Care Act, and reasserted his commitment to fixing what needs fixing in our nation’s current health care law and system. Republican leadership cancelled the vote on their healthcare repeal bill just minutes... Read More

Rep. Peters Leads 95 Colleagues to Demand New CBO Score on Republican Healthcare Changes

Mar 21, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) is leading 95 Democratic members of Congress to demand that Speaker Ryan give the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) time to “score” the substantive changes to the Republican healthcare repeal bill before scheduling it for a vote in the House. To “score” a bill is to identify the... Read More

Rep. Peters: FBI Investigation Underscores Need for Independent Congressional Probe, Special Prosecutor

Mar 20, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after FBI Director Comey confirmed that the FBI is investigating Russian election interference and possible contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian hackers and has been investigating those ties since July 2016: “What Director Comey told Congress today further... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Bill to Speed up Hiring of Doctors at VA Hospitals

Mar 17, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass a bipartisan bill that would help our veterans receive the timely, quality healthcare they have earned through their service. By creating a single database for essential open positions at the VA and allowing applicants to be considered for multiple open positions, H.R. 1367 would help speed up the hiring of... Read More

Rep. Peters Introduces Bill to Help Communities Increase Water Security

Mar 17, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the introduction of the Secure and Resilient Water Systems Act to help communities better protect their drinking water systems from drought, industrial pollution, and potential attacks. The bill asks communities to assess these threats and then establishes a grant program through the Environmental Protection Agency to... Read More