Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Biometrics for Bikers: Rep. Peters Highlights Change in Base Access Procedures for Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Aug 8, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) highlighted a change to base access procedures for Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, which could cause visitors to be denied access—a particular concern for recreational bikers, who would be forced to bike on the I-5. Camp Pendleton recently acquired a Defense Biometric Identification System, a new Physical Access Control System... Read More

Rep. Peters Blasts Trump Administration’s Rollback of California Clean Air Standards

Aug 2, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) blasted the Trump Administration’s announcement that it will roll back fuel efficiency standards for American vehicles through 2026. California and 17 other states are waging a legal battle to ensure the state can continue to implement its own higher standards to protect our air and water from pollution. “This regulatory rollback by the Trump... Read More

Rep. Peters Highlights Forever GI Bill Changes to Take Effect August 1

Jul 31, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced changes to veteran education benefits, which became law as part of the Forever GI Bill, will go into effect tomorrow, August 1, 2018. The Forever GI Bill also included a provision written by Rep. Peters to make all Purple Heart recipients eligible for full education benefits, regardless of how long they served active-duty. “One... Read More
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Rep. Peters Supports Bipartisan National Defense Funding Bill

Jul 26, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) supported the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of Fiscal Year 2019, as agreed upon by both the House and Senate. It is expected to be signed into law by the President. “This legislation will provide necessary funding to make sure that our military can continue to protect our nation. I supported the House version of this... Read More

House of Reps Passes Peters’ Bipartisan Bill to Provide Education and Career Counseling for All Deployed Troops

Jul 24, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters’ (CA-52) bipartisan bill to extend education and career counseling to all deployed servicemembers passed the House. The Reserve Component Vocational Rehabilitation Parity Act extends Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reservists and guardsmen who are called to serve during times... Read More
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Rep. Peters Statement on the Departure of MCAS Miramar Commanding Officer Colonel Woodworth

Jul 20, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the departure of Colonel Jason G. Woodworth as commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar: “I first met Col. Woodworth in 2015, just days before he officially assumed command of MCAS Miramar. Since then, his steadfast leadership has been a tremendous benefit to San Diego, MCAS Miramar, and... Read More

Rep. Peters Decries House Carbon Tax Vote

Jul 19, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued this statement following his opposition to a House resolution that claims a carbon tax would be detrimental to the American economy: “Republicans don’t have a solution to address climate change. Instead of coming up with one, they slated another political vote on a resolution that does not reflect the interests of the American people. Worse,... Read More

Reps. Peters, Young Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Incentivize Carbon Capture Technology

Jul 19, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressmen Scott Peters (CA-52) and David Young (IA-3) introduced the bipartisan Carbon Utilization Act of 2018, which promotes biogas and carbon capture utilization and sequestration (CCUS) technologies to increase biogas production as part of a diverse mix of energy sources, from natural gas to nuclear, to wind and solar, and even algae, to meet our future energy needs.... Read More

Rep. Peters Objects to Republican Immigration Vote Stunt

Jul 18, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after voting present on H. Res. 990, a resolution supporting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This resolution does not address America’s need for comprehensive immigration reform. “I do not support abolishing ICE. I support the men and women who serve in Immigration and Customs Enforcement who are... Read More
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Rep. Peters Calls for Censure of President Trump Following Press Conference with Putin

Jul 16, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after the conclusion of President Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki: “President Trump’s disgraceful remarks in Helsinki betray our American democracy in the face of its most dangerous adversary. His alarming dismissal of the American intelligence community’s unanimous assessment that Russia waged... Read More

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