Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Brings Together San Diego Leaders and DC Policy Makers

Sep 9, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) brought together San Diego leaders and Washington policy makers to discuss the innovative ways San Diego is leading the country. The discussions were held in conjunction with this week’s San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce trip to Washington. “San Diego is renowned as a hub for innovation, collaboration, and bipartisan problem-... Read More

Rep. Peters Protests Rumored Early Dismissal, Fights for Vote on Pay Equity

Sep 9, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Protests Rumored Early Dismissal, Fights for Vote on Pay Equity WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) began his effort to convince Speaker John Boehner that the House of Representatives should not adjourn at the end of next week, as has been widely reported. Over the next two weeks, Rep. Peters will highlight legislative priorities that are awaiting... Read More

Congressman Scott Peters, Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins Hold Resource Workshop and Policy Summit for Women and Working Families

Sep 3, 2014 | Press Release
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Rep. Peters’ Statement on President’s Further Actions to Reform VA, Improve Economic Opportunities for Servicemembers

Aug 26, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on President’s Further Actions to Reform VA, Improve Economic Opportunities for Servicemembers SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding the Administration’s new actions for servicemembers, veterans, and their families: “Today’s actions will continue the process of reforming the broken VA system, and improve the... Read More

Rep. Peters Highlights USDA Report on Budget Impact of Wildfires

Aug 20, 2014 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) highlighted the new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) demonstrating the increasingly serious impact that wildfires, and a lack of funding for prevention, are having on the federal budget and communities across the country. “Today’s report further demonstrates the urgent need for a solution that funds firefighting... Read More

Rep. Peters Calls for Quick Implementation of VA Reform He Helped Pass

Aug 7, 2014 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement calling for quick implementation of reforms at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after President Obama signed H.R. 3230, the bipartisan “Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act,” into law: “This law is a positive step toward ending the culture of complacency at... Read More
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Rep. Peters Honors Voting Rights Act Anniversary; Calls for Action on Needed Fix to Ensure Voting Rights

Aug 6, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Honors Voting Rights Act Anniversary; Calls for Action on Needed Fix to Ensure Voting Rights SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement honoring the 49th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, which was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965, and continued his calls for action on legislation to fix the provisions... Read More
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Rep. Peters Intros Bill to Lower Burden of Student Loan Repayment

Aug 1, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Intros Bill to Lower Burden of Student Loan Repayment Bill endorsed by Student Debt Crisis WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the “Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act of 2014,” legislation to make college more affordable by helping students pay off outstanding loan debt more quickly. “Affordable higher education for every American has been... Read More

Rep. Peters Leads 71 Members in Call to Keep Congress in Session, Finish Pressing Legislative Business

Jul 31, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Scott Peters Leads 71 Members in Call to Keep Congress in Session, Finish Pressing Legislative Business WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) led an effort to keep the House of Representatives in session, urging Speaker John Boehner not to start the planned five-week recess and instead stay in Washington to complete numerous pressing legislative tasks. Rep. Peters was... Read More

Rep. Peters Decries Time Wasted on Lawsuit to Sue the President

Jul 30, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Decries Time Wasted on Lawsuit to Sue the President WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting against H. Res. 676, which authorized a precedent-setting lawsuit against the Executive Branch, including the President. “Today, House Republicans voted to sue the President of the United States for delaying the... Read More
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