Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters’ Statement on Armed Forces Day

May 17, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Armed Forces Day SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement in honor of Armed Forces Day: “Today, as we celebrate Armed Forces Day, we take a moment as a country to honor and commemorate the heroism and sacrifice of our nation's military and their families. San Diego's military and veterans heritage is world-renowned... Read More

Environment & Sustainability

May 15, 2014 | Op-Eds
University City Newsletter - May 2014 http://www.universitycitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/May-2014-Newsletter-UCCA.pdf Environmental and Sustainability April 22nd was Earth Day, a time for us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and liveable place. The work we've done in San Diego to make our oceanfront cleaner and safer can be a model for other... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on North County Fires

May 14, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on North County Fires SAN DIEGO, CA – This afternoon, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding the Bernardo / 4S Fire, as well as the fires burning in Carlsbad, Camp Pendleton, Fallbrook, and other parts of northern San Diego County: “While I am pleased to hear that Bernardo / 4S Fire is moving toward containment, and that many... Read More

Reps. Scott Peters, Linda Sánchez Host “When Women Succeed, San Diego Succeeds” Forum

May 14, 2014 | Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) hosted a forum on improving economic opportunity for women entitled ‘When Women Succeed, San Diego Succeeds.’ The event featured a panel discussion with special guest Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-38), co-chair of the Labor and Working Families Caucus in the House of Representatives. Topics included access to capital for women-owned... Read More

Rep. Peters, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Showcase Local “Innovation Economy”

May 13, 2014 | Press Release
Event panelists included former Mayor Jerry Sanders and Scott Eckert from the U.S. Chamber SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) welcomed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to San Diego to showcase the region’s ‘innovation ecosystem.’ The event is part of Peters’ effort to raise the profile of San Diego in Washington D.C. and across the United States to encourage business growth... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Ongoing Bernardo/4S Fire

May 13, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Ongoing Bernardo/4S Fire SAN DIEGO, CA – This afternoon, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding the ongoing Bernardo / 4S Fire burning in San Diego County: “Many residents of my congressional district have been notified of the need to evacuate their homes as a result of today's wildfire in the Black Mountain and 4S Ranch... Read More

Reps. Peters, Pocan Introduce Federal Student Loan Refinancing Act

May 9, 2014 | Press Release
Reps. Peters, Pocan Introduce Federal Student Loan Refinancing Act WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), along with 21 House Democrats, today introduced the Federal Student Loan Refinancing Act. The Federal Student Loan Refinancing Act would call on the Secretary of Education to automatically lower all federal student loans to 4 percent – which is... Read More

Congressman Peters Helps Pass Permanent Research and Development Tax Credit

May 9, 2014 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Helps Pass Permanent Research and Development Tax Credit WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 4438, the “American Research and Competitiveness Act,” which would permanently extend part of the research and development (R&D) tax credit. In December, Peters introduced H.R. 3757 to make the... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on Creation of Benghazi Committee

May 8, 2014 | Press Release
Congressman Peters’ Statement on Creation of Benghazi Committee WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting against H.Res. 567, which establishes a ‘Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi,’ believing that its structure and intent will lead to a partisan witch-hunt instead of the sober,... Read More

Rep. Peters Fights for San Diego’s Interests in National Defense Authorization Act

May 8, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Fights for San Diego’s Interests in National Defense Authorization Act WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 4435, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2014, in the House Armed Services Committee. The bill passed the committee early this morning on a bipartisan 61-0 vote and moves to the House... Read More

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