Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters’ Actions Spur Passage of Bill to Improve VA

Jul 30, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Actions Spur Passage of Bill to Improve VA Peters’ motion last week credited with forcing bipartisan proposal that passed House today WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting in favor of the bipartisan legislation to increase access to health care services for veterans and improve accountability at the Department... Read More
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Primed for The Future: Growing San Diego’s Economy

Jul 29, 2014 | Op-Eds
Primed for The Future: Growing San Diego’s Economy - Times of San Diego 7.29.14 http://timesofsandiego.com/opinion/2014/07/29/primed-future-growing-san-diegos-economy/ San Diego is still recovering from one of the toughest recessions in America’s history. That’s why growing the economy and fostering an atmosphere for job creation must be the number one priority of Congress. It is mine.... Read More

Rep. Peters Speaks Out for Bipartisan, Comprehensive VA Fix

Jul 24, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) took to the House floor urging quick action by the House and called out the continuing partisanship, and game-playing, around what should be a bipartisan issue: “San Diegans want to see action and they want it now. They are rightly dumbfounded that Congress continues to play partisan games, instead of passing the Senate's... Read More
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Rep. Peters Helps Constituents Secure Over $1.1 Million in Veterans Benefits, Tax Refunds, Medicare Payments

Jul 21, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Helps Constituents Secure Over $1.1 Million in Veterans Benefits, Tax Refunds, Medicare Payments SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that his office has helped residents of the 52nd District secure more than $1.1 million in benefits to which they are entitled. By cutting through red tape and helping them navigate the often complex federal bureaucracy,... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Housing Vouchers for Homeless Veterans

Jul 18, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Housing Vouchers for Homeless Veterans SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) announcement that more Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers would be available for chronically homeless veterans: “While there has been marked progress to reducing the... Read More

Rep. Scott Peters Celebrates San Diego’s LGBT Community During Pride

Jul 18, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Scott Peters Celebrates San Diego’s LGBT Community During Pride SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) honored San Diego’s LGBT community and this weekend’s Pride celebration with an official statement in the Congressional record and he released a video greeting honoring the diverse contributions of LGBT San Diegans to the region’s history and heritage. “San Diego... Read More
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Rep. Peters Intros Bill to Increase Small Business Opportunity

Jul 17, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Intros Bill to Increase Small Business Opportunity WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the “Open Government Technology Work to More Businesses Act,” legislation to simplify, streamline, and digitize the registration process for small businesses to be eligible to contract with the federal government. “Every American knows the Federal Government... Read More

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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