Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Udall, Peters Introduce Bill to Streamline Military Energy Programs, Strengthen Combat Effectiveness, Save Taxpayer Dollars

Apr 30, 2014 | Press Release
U.S. Senator Mark Udall and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced today the updated, bicameral Department of Defense Energy Security Act of 2014 (DODESA), which will help the U.S. Department of Defense reduce energy use, boost combat effectiveness and speed up the development of advanced military technologies. By encouraging the development of more efficient systems to cut fuel... Read More

Rep. Peters Backs Plan to Increase Public Access to Gov’t Spending Info

Apr 28, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after S. 994, the “Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act,” passed the House and now heads to the President’s desk for signing into law: “This is a bipartisan effort to give Americans a clearer view of federal spending and to prevent government error,” Rep. Peters said. “We all want a... Read More

Reps. Peters and Delaney Push Infrastructure Bill, Tax Reform at Roundtable

Apr 22, 2014 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) welcomed Rep. John Delaney (MD-06) to San Diego for a roundtable event that discussed Delaney’s signature legislation, H.R. 2084 – the “Partnership to Build America Act,” and their joint efforts promoting a national infrastructure strategy and comprehensive tax reform. Attendees included dozens of regional business leaders. “This forward-... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Budget Votes

Apr 10, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Budget Votes WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after opposing H. Con. Res. 96, the budget framework introduced by Rep. Paul Ryan: “Over the last two days, the House of Representatives has voted on six different budget proposals from across the ideological spectrum. While they will become... Read More

Solar Industry Successful and Growing in California

Apr 10, 2014 | Op-Eds
The Hill - Solar Industry Successful and Growing in California --- 4.10.14 The United States has made major advances toward creating new sources of renewable, clean and domestic energy in the last decade. Federal, state and local governments are committed to working with private businesses, unlocking America’s entrepreneurial spirit so that we might solve the challenge of creating whole new... Read More

Take a Moment for Earth Day, Our Planet is Depending on Us

Apr 9, 2014 | Op-Eds
Huffington Post - 4.9.14 - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-scott-peters/take-a-moment-for-earth-d_b_5111875.html In 1999, I participated in my first beach cleanup with I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego Surfrider Foundation. The San Diego region in many ways is defined by our relationship with the ocean. It's our front yard and a beautiful playground for families and visitors. It... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Equal Pay Day

Apr 8, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding ‘Equal Pay Day,’ the date when women’s wages catch up to what men were paid in the previous year. Nationwide, according to the American Association of University Women, women earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by their male counterparts, and in the 52nd District women earn just 75 cents... Read More

Rep. Peters Succeeds in Effort to Protect Critical Medicare Programs

Apr 7, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Succeeds in Effort to Protect Critical Medicare Programs WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcement of payments to Medicare Advantage. CMS estimates that the change to plan payments between 2014 and 2015 will be a 0.4 percent increase instead of... Read More
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Services Available to Constituents

Apr 4, 2014 | Op-Eds
As seen in the UCCA April 2014 Newsletter - http://www.universitycitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/UCCA-Newsletter-April-2014-Web-Version1.pdf Services Available to Constituents One of the most important jobs I have in Congress is providing the people of Poway, Coronado, and San Diego with a number of constituent services. An abbreviated list is below and, as always, feel free to... Read More

Rep. Peters Welcomes USPTO Official for Stakeholder Roundtable in San Diego

Apr 3, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Welcomes USPTO Official for Stakeholder Roundtable in San Diego SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, the Office of Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), CONNECT, and Business Forward welcomed Andrew Byrnes, Chief of Staff at the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO), to San Diego. Mr. Byrnes attended a roundtable event with local industry leaders to hear about the unique innovation... Read More

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