Since 2013

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Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Latest News

Rep. Peters: Congress Must Act Urgently to Fix CA National Guard Vets Bonus Repayment Problem

Oct 24, 2016 | Press Release
San Diego – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the report from the Los Angeles Times that widespread fraud and mismanagement has resulted in veterans of the California National Guard being asked to repay enlistment bonuses: "I am outraged to hear that servicemembers and veterans who bravely signed up to serve our country more than a... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Death of CPO Jason Finan

Oct 21, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Special Operations Forces Caucus, released the following statement on the death of Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason C. Finan, a Coronado-based Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician who was killed outside Mosul, Iraq yesterday: “I offer my deepest condolences and prayers to the family and loved... Read More

Congress should not be allowed to gut fuel efficiency standards

Sep 30, 2016 | Op-Eds
By Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) President Obama and many members of Congress support an “all of the above” national energy supply strategy that relies on power from oil, gas, nuclear and renewables. But a vital and overlooked component of ensuring we have the power we need is energy conservation – the less we use, the less we have to buy. But it’s a bad idea to dial back... Read More

House Passes Rep. Peters’ Amendment to Increase Infrastructure Resiliency

Sep 29, 2016 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, the House passed U.S. Congressman Scott Peters’ (CA-52) amendment to the Water Resources Development Act that gives the Army Corps of Engineers the resources to evaluate the structural health of its current infrastructure and construction projects. By using structural health monitoring, the Army Corps can increase the resiliency of potentially vulnerable... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Passage of Continuing Resolution

Sep 28, 2016 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting to pass the FY17 Continuing Resolution, which funds the government until December 9, appropriates military construction and VA spending for the entire 2017 fiscal year including funding for construction at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and the Coastal Campus on Coronado, and... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Improve Veteran Access to Emergency and Mental Health Care

Sep 27, 2016 | Press Release
Washington, D.C.–  Yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a series of bills to improve medical services at the Department of Veterans Affairs, including emergency and mental health care. These measures will improve the quality of treatment veterans receive at the VA and provide prompt access to emergency services when veterans need it most. “Our nation’s... Read More
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Rep. Peters Votes to Protect Seniors from Identity Theft

Sep 23, 2016 | Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the Social Security Must Avert Identity Loss (MAIL) Act, which would require the Social Security Administration (SSA) to ensure documents sent by mail do not include a complete Social Security account number (SSN), unless deemed necessary by the Commissioner of Social Security. “Identity theft is one of... Read More
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Rep. Peters’ Statement on his Vote Against H.R. 5351

Sep 15, 2016 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 5351: “I voted against this bill today because it is my firm belief that our top military leaders should decide how to deal with and where to house suspected terrorists—not Congress. A vote against this bill does not equate support for bringing suspected... Read More

Rep. Peters Acts to Improve Accountability & Care at the VA

Sep 14, 2016 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act, a package of reforms to improve the quality of treatment veterans receive at the VA. The bill gives the Secretary of the VA more authority to fire poorly performing or convicted employees, reduces perks for senior VA employees, and increases protections for... Read More
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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

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