Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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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

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Hobby Lobby Decision

Jun 30, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Hobby Lobby Decision SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Supreme Court rendered its 5-4 decision in the Hobby Lobby case that closely-held corporations can deny insurance coverage for employee’s birth control, as was required by the Affordable Care Act, on the basis of the employer’... Read More

Rep. Peters Stands with Privacy Advocates, Pushes Further NSA Reforms

Jun 25, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Stands with Privacy Advocates, Pushes Further NSA Reforms WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after helping the House pass S. 1681 last evening, legislation which authorizes funding for the country’s intelligence agencies. “Giving the intelligence community the tools they need to protect our country and save American lives... Read More

Rep. Peters Highlights Key San Diego Defense Funding

Jun 20, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Highlights Key San Diego Defense Funding WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement to highlight the funds coming to San Diego from H.R. 4870, the ‘Fiscal Year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Act,’ which passed the House by a wide 340-73 margin. “This is a bipartisan bill that protects San Diego’s military assets and... Read More

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