Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Ports Are Critical to U.S. Economic Health

Feb 27, 2014 | Op-Eds
Ports Are Critical To U.S. Economy's Health - 'Seaports Magazine' -- Spring 2014 http://nxtbk.co/d59 By Congressman Scott Peters Ports play a strategic role in our national competitiveness and are vital to keeping the United States at the top of the global economy in coming years. Our ports connect farmers in Iowa, automakers in Michigan, and manufacturers in California to... Read More

Rep. Peters, Sen. Murphy, Bicameral Coalition Call on EPA to Reduce ‘Super Pollutant’ Allowances

Feb 25, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters, Sen. Murphy, Bicameral Coalition Call on EPA to Reduce ‘Super Pollutant’ Allowances WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and Senator Chris Murphy (Connecticut) led their colleagues in sending a letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), calling on EPA to take more aggressive action to cut down on production of... Read More

Rep. Peters, Military Leaders, and Veterans Advocates Announce Military Transition Support Project

Feb 18, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters, Military Leaders, and Veterans Advocates Announce Military Transition Support Project Culminates year of planning and coordination with local stakeholders SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined with local military leaders, veterans advocates, and private-sector stakeholders to launch the Military Transition Support Project (MTSP), a collaborative community... Read More

Congressman Peters Congratulates Faulconer on Mayoral Election Win

Feb 12, 2014 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Congratulates Faulconer on Mayoral Election Win WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement congratulating Kevin Faulconer on becoming San Diego’s next mayor: “Congratulations to Kevin on his victory. Kevin and I worked together on many important efforts on the City Council and I know that he is committed to making San Diego a... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Restore Veterans’ Benefits

Feb 11, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Votes to Restore Veterans’ Benefits WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting ‘Yea’ on S. 25, which would end the cuts to military-retiree Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) cuts that were part of the recent bipartisan budget agreement, which Congress passed in December. “I voted to end the unfair cuts to the military-... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Plan to Protect Economic Growth and America’s Credit

Feb 11, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Helps Pass Plan to Protect Economic Growth and America’s Credit WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting for a plan to protect the nation’s economic growth as well as America’s credit rating: “Today Congress acted to pay America’s bills that are due and to avoid default and potentially devastating effects to our... Read More
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Rep. Peters Promotes Long-Term Water Planning, Decries Short-Sighted Bill

Feb 5, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Promotes Long-Term Water Planning, Decries Short-Sighted Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) stood up for a long-term California water infrastructure vision on the floor of the U.S. House. During the debate on H.R. 3964, the “Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act,” Rep. Peters offered an amendment to ensure that the bill does not harm... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Expanded GI Bill Benefits

Feb 3, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Helps Pass Expanded GI Bill Benefits WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after his vote of support helped pass H.R. 357, the ‘GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act.’ “The veterans’ unemployment rate in San Diego is disproportionately higher than other parts of the country because so many recently returning veterans come back here to... Read More

Rep. Peters Announces ‘App’ Contest for Local High School Students

Jan 31, 2014 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Competition, nicknamed the ‘House App Contest.’ Students in the 52nd district will compete to create their own software application (app) to be judged by a panel of San Diego’s tech and innovation leaders. The winner will have their app featured on Rep... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Vote Against Farm Bill

Jan 29, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Vote Against Farm Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting ‘Nay’ on the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Act (FARRM Bill), which establishes federal agriculture policy for five years. It passed the House 251-166. “In short, today’s Farm Bill had too many subsidies for wealthy farmers, and not... Read More

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