Since 2013

$3,345,036​​ ​​DOLLARS RETURNED TO SAN DIEGANS

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Highlights San Diegans in D.C. This Week

Jul 17, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Highlights San Diegans in D.C. This Week WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) has continued to showcase and advocate for San Diegans making their voices heard at various events in Washington, D.C. “San Diego is known as a center for innovation, collaboration, and bipartisan problem-solving --- exactly what we need more of in Washington, D.C.,” Rep.... Read More

Rep. Peters to Host Telephone Town Hall About ‘Growing the Innovation Economy and Creating Jobs for San Diego’

Jul 16, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters to Host Telephone Town Hall About ‘Growing the Innovation Economy and Creating Jobs for San Diego’ SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that he will host a telephone town hall Monday evening with constituents across his district to hear what they think about his approach to growing San Diego’s economy. “Congress needs to end the partisanship, and... Read More

College Affordability

Jul 15, 2014 | Op-Eds
University City Newsletter July/August 2014 - http://www.universitycitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/July-Aug-2014-newsletter.pdf   College Affordability Access to an affordable college education for lower and middle income families has long been an essential part of the American story, including my own. I would not have been able to afford a college education had I not taken... Read More
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Innovation: Key to Reducing Carbon Emissions

Jul 15, 2014 | Op-Eds
Innovation: Key to Reducing Carbon Emissions - Huffington Post 7/15/14 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-scott-peters/innovation-key-to-reducin_b_5587909.html Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a proposal to reduce carbon emissions aggressively -- by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. It will create economic opportunities, improve public health especially among... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Prohibit Internet Access Taxation

Jul 15, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Votes to Prohibit Internet Access Taxation WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after helping to pass H.R. 3086, the “Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act,” which would make the current moratorium on state and local taxation of internet access permanent: “Expanding access to the internet for every American must be a priority for... Read More

Rep. Peters Demands Funds to Fight Wildfires

Jul 11, 2014 | Press Release
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Rep. Peters Votes to Support Local Job Growth and Research Funding

Jul 11, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Votes to Support Local Job Growth and Research Funding WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting late last evening in favor of H.R. 4923, the bill to fund Energy and Water Development programs for the 2015 Fiscal Year: “This bill contains many provisions that are good for San Diego and our innovation economy,... Read More

Rep. Peters Joins CA-52 Residents Testifying at House Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing on PTS

Jul 10, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Joins CA-52 Residents Testifying at House Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing on PTS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) temporarily joined the House Veterans Affairs Committee to hear the testimony of Dr. Howard and Jean Somers, Coronado residents, at its hearing “Service Should Not Lead to Suicide: Access to VA’s Mental Health Care.” The Somers’ son... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on President’s Emergency Appropriations Request

Jul 8, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on President’s Emergency Appropriations Request WASHINGTON, D.C. – This evening, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding President Obama’s emergency appropriations request: “The country and our region have been deeply affected by the crisis at our border. It’s important to remember that the scope of this problem would have been... Read More

Rep. Peters, Bipartisan Coalition Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Jul 3, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters, Bipartisan Coalition Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), Ruben Barrales from the Republican Latino leadership group GROW Elect, and representatives from Qualcomm, FWD.us, and the ACLU held a press conference at UC San Diego to call on Speaker of the House John Boehner to allow a vote on H.R. 15, the “Border Security,... Read More

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