Since 2013

$3,345,036​​ ​​DOLLARS RETURNED TO SAN DIEGANS

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Latest News

Rep. Peters Strongly Opposes Trump Administration Request for $18 Billion in Funding for Border Wall

Jan 5, 2018 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voiced strong opposition to the Trump Administration’s request for $18 billion over the next decade to expand the United States’ southwest border wall. If granted, the funding would expand the existing border barrier by more than 700 miles. “In a selfish political appeal to his base, and on the heels of tax cuts that will cost the country $150... Read More

Rep. Peters Opposes House Version of VA Care in the Community Bill

Dec 20, 2017 | Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the VA Care in the Community Act that passed the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on a party-line vote. The bill includes reforms to the Veterans Choice Program and a renewed focus on care in the community for veterans. Rep. Peters has supported the Choice program, which allows qualifying veterans to see providers outside the... Read More
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Rep. Peters Condemns Final Version of GOP Tax Plan as “Anti-Growth”

Dec 19, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the Republican tax bill that was pushed through the U.S. House of Representatives on a party-line vote. The bill raises taxes dramatically for Californians, increases the deficit by $1.5 trillion through unpaid tax cuts that will shrink the economy and lead to fewer good jobs for America’s working families. According to the nonpartisan... Read More

Rep. Peters Reinforces the United States’ Strong Commitment to Partnerships with Mexico and Canada

Dec 13, 2017 | Press Release
Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass two resolutions to reaffirm the United States House of Representatives’ strong commitment to the United States-Mexico and United States-Canada partnerships. These two strategic partnerships are essential to the United States to advance economic opportunities, strengthen border security, combat terrorism, and encourage bilateral... Read More

Rep. Peters Voices Strong Support for Hydropower Bill on the House Floor

Dec 12, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to support the Promoting Closed-Loop Pumped Storage Hydropower Act. If signed into law, the bill would give closed-loop hydropower projects an expedited process for approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Closed-loop pumped storage hydropower projects generate power from... Read More

Rep. Peters Voices Strong Support for Methane Rule at Hearing with U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Dec 7, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke in favor of the current EPA methane rule during a hearing with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt. Rep. Peters defended the methane rule — which applies to all new oil and gas operations — that the Scott Pruitt-led EPA attempted to block. The agency recently proposed a two-year delay to implementation of the... Read More

Rep. Peters Strongly Condemns House Passage of Bill that Weakens Local Gun Safety Laws

Dec 6, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC– Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act that passed through the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill would force all states to recognize concealed carry permits from every other state, even those that have weaker or no standards. Residents of states that do not require any permit would be able to carry a concealed weapon... Read More

Rep. Peters Delivers Harsh Rebuke of GOP Tax Plans on House Floor

Nov 30, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC– Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to deliver a strong rebuke of the GOP Tax Plan that will balloon the national deficit by $1.5 trillion, fails to give real tax relief to American families who need it most, and will not boost economic growth for our nation. In his speech, he urged real, bipartisan work toward real... Read More

Rep. Peters Praises Overdue Anti-Harassment Training Mandate

Nov 29, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a resolution that will require all members of the House of Representatives, staff, and interns to undergo anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training. Ever since being elected to office, Rep. Peters and everyone on his staff has been required to complete this training. Rep. Peters released the following statement: “This mandated... Read More

Rep. Peters Voices Strong Opposition to FCC Plan for Total Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules

Nov 21, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement in response to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to fully repeal net neutrality rules. The proposed plan from the FCC would eliminate the agency’s core net neutrality rules, which prohibit internet service providers from blocking certain websites, slowing web traffic, or negotiating paid... Read More

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