Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters, Bipartisan ‘United Solutions’ Caucus Call for Common Sense Fix

Oct 9, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters, Bipartisan ‘United Solutions’ Caucus Call for Common Sense Fix Washington, DC – Today Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-06), Congressman Patrick Murphy (FL-18), Congressman Kevin Cramer (ND-00), and Congressman David Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement: "The United Solutions Caucus was formed by freshmen members... Read More

Rep. Peters Calls on Speaker Boehner to End Shutdown

Oct 6, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Calls on Speaker Boehner to End Shutdown Washington, DC – Late yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), joined by 199 of his Democratic colleagues, sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner demanding a vote on ‘clean’ continuing resolution that would fund the whole government and end the shutdown. The Senate has passed a clean continuing resolution and the... Read More

Rep. Peters Won’t Keep Pay During Shutdown

Oct 1, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Won’t Keep Pay During Shutdown WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that for the duration of the ongoing government shutdown he would donate his pay to charity. While it is constitutionally required that Members of Congress be paid, the Congressman plans to donate his daily pay during this shutdown. “Americans across the country are being harmed... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on the Government Shutdown

Oct 1, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters’ Statement on the Government Shutdown WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the federal government shutdown at midnight last night: "I am extremely disappointed that the Majority party and its leadership would shut down the government for any amount of time, because they’ve allowed the Tea Party... Read More

Congressman Peters Announces ‘Safe & Secure Border Infrastructure’ Bill

Sep 30, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Announces ‘Safe & Secure Border Infrastructure’ Bill [[{"fid":"345","view_mode":"full","type":"media","attributes":{"style":"width: 481px; height: 320px;","alt":"Scott Peters announcing his border infrastructure legislation","title":"Scott announcing his border infrastructure legislation","class":"media-element file-full"},"link_text":null}]] Scott anouncing... Read More

Congressman Peters' Statement on Continuing Resolution Amendments

Sep 29, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters' Statement on Continuing Resolution Amendments WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting early this morning on several amendments to the Senate-amended H.J.Res. 59, the proposal to fund the government past September 30. “The American people are looking to Congress to lead, and the institution is... Read More

The Sequester is Hurting our Readiness

Sep 28, 2013 | Op-Eds
Appeared in 'Defense Policy' - http://www.defensepolicy.org/congressman-scott-peters/the-sequester-is-hurting-our-readiness September 28, 2013 by Congressman Scott Peters   Since March 1 of this year our country has been living under “sequestration.” These across-the-board, nonsensical budget cuts are harming our military, hurting our ability to maintain international... Read More

Congressman Peters Condemns Tea Party Driven Gridlock

Sep 20, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Condemns Tea Party Driven GridlockWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting against H.J.Res. 59, the Tea Party driven plan to maintain sequester cuts and defund the Affordable Care Act. While H.J.Res. 59 passed the House on a 230-189 vote today, it is not expected to pass the Senate and President Obama has said... Read More

Rep. Peters Introduces Bills to Protect the U.S. Economic Recovery, Lower the National Debt

Sep 19, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Introduces Bills to Protect the U.S. Economic Recovery, Lower the National Debt WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced a two-part legislative package designed to protect America’s economic recovery and help reduce the national debt. The first bill, the ‘Protect America’s Credit Act,’ would prevent the economic... Read More

Congressman Peters Opposes Massive Cuts to Food Assistance Programs

Sep 19, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Opposes Massive Cuts to Food Assistance ProgramsWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding his vote against H.R. 3102, the ‘Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act,’ which would gut nearly $40 billion dollars from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) over the next ten years. According... Read More
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