Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Responds to Creation of House Democrats’ New Policy & Communications Committee

Jan 13, 2015 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Responds to Creation of House Democrats’ New Policy & Communications Committee WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters released the following statement on the announcement of the creation of House Democrats' new Policy & Communications Committee: “I am encouraged by the formation of this new group and hope it is a first step in addressing... Read More

Rep. Scott Peters Fights to Repeal Medical Device Tax

Jan 8, 2015 | Press Release
Rep. Scott Peters Fights to Repeal Medical Device Tax Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined a bipartisan group of colleagues to call for repeal of the Medical Device Tax, an excise tax included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which unfairly penalizes innovative job-creators. The San Diego region’s medical device industry comprises 240 companies and employs more than 11,000 workers. “At a... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Bill to Spur Hiring of Veterans

Jan 7, 2015 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Helps Pass Bill to Spur Hiring of Veterans WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late yesterday, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass H.R. 22, the ‘Hire More Heroes Act,’ in the House of Representatives. The bill exempts veterans, reservists, and others who receive healthcare benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or TRICARE from being counted toward the employer mandate... Read More

Congressman Scott Peters Issues New Year’s Resolutions for 114th Congress

Jan 6, 2015 | Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters Issues New Year’s Resolutions for 114th Congress WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued a list of New Year’s Resolutions for the 114th Congress, after being sworn in by Speaker John Boehner: “Americans are exasperated by the lack of progress and productivity from Congress, and rightly so,” said Rep.... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Bipartisan Bill to Rename Downtown Courthouse Signed Into Law

Dec 18, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Bipartisan Bill to Rename Downtown Courthouse Signed Into Law WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama signed Congressman Scott Peters’ (CA-52) legislation to rename the Federal Courthouse and Judicial Center in Downtown San Diego into law. H.R. 1378 designates the Courthouse at 333 W. Broadway as the “James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep United States Courthouse” and the... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Fund San Ysidro Border Crossing and Reduce VA Backlog

Dec 11, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Votes to Fund San Ysidro Border Crossing and Reduce VA Backlog WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in favor of bipartisan legislation that prevents a federal government shutdown and funds San Diego’s border infrastructure, gives our troops a pay raise, brings in personnel to cut down on the backlog of claims at the Department of... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Misguided House Overreach into California Water

Dec 9, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Misguided House Overreach into California Water WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) continued his support for a long-term California water infrastructure vision and voted against H.R. 5781. “This bill does not make it rain, and it does not help our state develop a long-term strategy for dealing with drought,” Rep. Peters said. “This... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Bill to Rename Downtown Federal Courthouse Passes U.S. House

Dec 9, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Bill to Rename Downtown Federal Courthouse Passes U.S. House WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) unanimously passed the House of Representatives. H.R. 1378 would designate the Federal Courthouse at 333 West Broadway in Downtown San Diego as the “James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep United States Courthouse.” The... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Military Budget That Benefits San Diego

Dec 4, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Helps Pass Military Budget That Benefits San Diego WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement following passage of the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “Passing this bill will benefit San Diego’s economy and serve our national security interests,” Rep. Peters said. “This will improve our military’s... Read More

Rep. Peters Announces Important Information about Increased Veterans Health Care Choices

Dec 4, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Announces Important Information about Increased Veterans Health Care Choices WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced important information about the new Veterans Choice Program, which gives veterans more options and more timely access to the health care they’ve been promised for their service to our nation. The Department of Veterans Affairs is in... Read More

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