Since 2013

$3,418,245​​ ​​DOLLARS RETURNED TO SAN DIEGANS

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Latest News

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Bipartisan Boost in NIH Funding

Nov 30, 2016 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), co-chair of the bipartisan congressional Life Science Caucus, helped pass the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act, a game-changing $6.3 billion investment in scientific research that meets Rep. Peters’ long-held goal of increasing funding for the National Institutes of Health. The bill includes funding for the... Read More

Rep. Peters Backs Law to Help Speed Up Casework for Veterans

Nov 30, 2016 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a pair of bills to ensure veterans receive the benefits they have earned. The WINGMAN Act would provide caseworkers in congressional offices with additional tools to assist veterans. Under the new law, certified congressional employees would be able to obtain consent from a veteran constituent... Read More
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Rep. Peters Commits to Fight against Medicare Privatization

Nov 18, 2016 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement on reports that Speaker Paul Ryan plans to move forward with a plan to phase-out and privatize Medicare: “I ran for Congress in 2012 on the promise that I would fight the privatization of Medicare, which is a lifeline for millions of seniors who have paid into it over a lifetime of hard... Read More
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Rep. Peters Announces 2017 Presidential Inauguration Tickets Available to San Diegans

Nov 18, 2016 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced San Diegans who wish to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. may request tickets through his office. The 2017 Presidential Inauguration will take place on Friday, January 20 when the President-elect will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Each U.S. Senate and Congressional... Read More
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More Employers Should Offer Student Loan Repayment Assistance

Nov 18, 2016 | Op-Eds
Fall is an exciting time for students and families across the country. It is a time to celebrate a new academic year, dream about the future, and embark on the next chapter of their education. Unfortunately, for far too many students, the start of the school year also means adding to the already massive burden of student loan debt. The class of 2016 graduated with the most student loan debt of... Read More
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Rep. Peters Backs New Sanctions on Syrian Government and Supporters

Nov 15, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped approve new sanctions on the Syrian government and its supporters and encourage negotiations to end the civil war that is now in its sixth year. The measures include sanctions on individuals who do business with the Syrian government, its state-owned transportation and telecom sectors, or its energy industry. After the House passed the new... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on President-elect Trump’s Appointment of Stephen Bannon

Nov 15, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement on President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of noted white nationalist and anti-Semite Stephen Bannon to a senior White House position: “Last Thursday, I issued a statement expressing my shock at the results of the presidential election and laying out my approach to service under President-elect Trump.... Read More

Rep. Peters Supports Programs to Educate Nurses, Improve Healthcare Access

Nov 14, 2016 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass three pieces of legislation that will increase access to quality health care and better coordinate research for Type-II Diabetes and other autoimmune diseases. Rep. Peters is a co-sponsor of a bill passed by the House today to reauthorize Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs that provide support for... Read More
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Rep. Peters Supports Programs to Educate Nurses, Improve Healthcare Access

Nov 14, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass three pieces of legislation that will increase access to quality health care and better coordinate research for Type-II Diabetes and other autoimmune diseases. Rep. Peters is a co-sponsor of a bill passed by the House today to reauthorize Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs that provide support for nursing education programs,... Read More

Rep. Peters' Statement on Ongoing National Guard Bonuses Crisis

Oct 27, 2016 | Press Release
San Diego - Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the ongoing crisis regarding the recoupment of unauthorized bonus payments made to National Guard members: “I applaud yesterday’s decision from Secretary of Defense Ash Carter to cease the collection of unauthorized bonus payments. While a congressional fix may be needed, I urge... Read More

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