Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters’ Statement on Vote to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

Jan 28, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Vote to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 7, legislation which would restrict a woman’s right to use her own money to purchase health insurance on the private market that meets her health care needs: “Instead of working to build more bipartisan... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on Roe v. Wade 41st Anniversary

Jan 22, 2014 | Press Release
Congressman Peters’ Statement on Roe v. Wade 41st Anniversary SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement as the country marks the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which protects a woman’s right to privacy, and her right to make her own choices about her own health care and her body. “Women should be free to make their... Read More

A Win for Both Sides of the Border

Jan 17, 2014 | Op-Eds
Voice of San Diego - A Win for Both Sides of the Border: http://voiceofsandiego.org/2014/01/17/a-win-for-both-sides-of-the-border/ Reps. Scott Peters & Juan Vargas Earlier this week, the House Appropriations Committee unveiled a spending bill that included $226 million for an ongoing improvement project at San Ysidro’s Port of Entry. This project will create jobs, grow our economy and... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Video Showing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Alive

Jan 15, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Video Showing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Alive WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after hearing reports that new video showing Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl alive has been obtained by the United States Military. Rep. Peters has worked to raise attention to Sgt. Bergdahl’s captivity by introducing a resolution in Congress calling... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Omnibus Package

Jan 15, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Omnibus Package WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the passage of the omnibus appropriations bill that provides funding for the rest of Fiscal Year 2014. Congressman Peters supported the bill and it passed the House 359-67. “Before coming to Congress I advocated for No Budget, No Pay – the idea that if... Read More

Letter to the Editor: Region scores with border entry funding

Jan 15, 2014 | Op-Eds
UT - http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/jan/14/letters-museums-border-gregory-landfill/ Since coming to Congress, we’ve fought for a budget that invests in infrastructure necessary to support our economic recovery. Funding for the San Ysidro Port of Entry has been at the top of our list. The hours-long wait times at our broken border cost the region an estimated $7.2 billion in economic output... Read More
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Reps. Peters, Davis, Vargas Announce San Ysidro Port of Entry Funding

Jan 14, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), and Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) announced that funds for Phase III of the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry infrastructure projects have been allocated in the recently announced federal omnibus spending bill. The advocacy of freshman members Peters and Vargas, combined with ongoing pressure from Davis... Read More

Rep. Peters Speaks Out for Hazardous Waste Cleanup Program

Jan 9, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was selected by party leadership to deliver the alternative to H.R. 2279 because of his background and experience as an environmental lawyer. H.R. 2279 undermines environmental protections and delays the cleanup of hazardous waste sites in the Superfund program. In his floor speech, the Congressman derided the idea that the country must... Read More

Reps. Peters, Perlmutter Highlight Craft Breweries in Friendly Football Wager

Jan 8, 2014 | Press Release
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An Attitude of Cooperation

Dec 30, 2013 | Op-Eds
As seen in UCCA December Newsletter - http://www.universitycitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Dec-Jan-201314.pdf During my time on the San Diego City Council and as a Commissioner for the Port of San Diego, I was proud to work with members of both parties to address difficult problems facing the region. We worked with the mentality that while we wouldn’t always agree on every issue, we... Read More
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