Since 2013


Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Latest News

Rep. Peters to GOP: Put Country before Party

May 16, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after President Trump confirmed the Washington Post’s story that he gave classified intelligence to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak during their closed meeting in the Oval Office last week: “It is well beyond time for Republicans to put country before... Read More

Rep. Peters Invites You to Miramar Cemetery Community Open House

May 16, 2017 | Press Release
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Rep. Peters: Comey Firing a Brazen Assault on Our Democracy

May 9, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s firing of F.B.I. Director James Comey: “Firing law enforcement officers who may be investigating you or your associates and then appointing their replacements is something that happens in dictatorships – not in the United States of America. This move from the President is breathtaking... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes Against Ripping Healthcare Away from Millions, Vows to Keep Fighting

May 4, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the Republican Healthcare repeal bill that would dismantle many of the protections of the Affordable Care Act, gut funding for Medicaid and Planned Parenthood, raise out-of-pocket costs for seniors and working families, and lead to 24 million fewer Americans having health insurance. The bill passed on a strictly partisan 217-213 vote... Read More

Rep. Peters: NIH Funding, Defense Readiness Boost, No Border Wall make Spending Bill a Win for San Diego

May 3, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass a bipartisan federal spending package that invests in San Diego priorities, including a $15 billion increase in defense spending and a $2 billion boost for basic scientific research through the National Institutes of Health. The bill, which appropriates federal spending for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year, does not... Read More

Rep. Peters Introduces HYPE Act to Cut Red Tape for Hydropower Projects

May 2, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the Hydropower Permit Extension, or “HYPE” Act, to cut red tape in the construction permitting process for hydropower projects and incentivize greater investment in carbon-free hydropower. The bill gives already-approved hydropower projects an extra year on their initial permit to begin construction. It also grants the Federal Energy... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Shooting at UC Apartments

May 1, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement on the shooting last night at the La Jolla Crossroads apartment complex: “I extend my deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim who lost her life last night in this senseless act of violence. I am praying for peace for her family, and for the full and speedy recovery of the others who were injured... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Report that Trump Will Pull Out of NAFTA

Apr 26, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement on the report that President Trump is readying an executive order to begin the process of withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement: “President Trump’s plan to pull the United States out of NAFTA would rip the rug out from underneath our economy and devastate small business owners,... Read More

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