Since 2013

$3,418,245​​ ​​DOLLARS RETURNED TO SAN DIEGANS

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Latest News

Rep. Peters Cosponsors Bill to Bring Federal Redevelopment Money to California Cities

Dec 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced his support for H.R. 3518, the ‘Restarting Local Economies Act,’ which would expand opportunities for localities to compete more easily for federal redevelopment grant awards. This would be of particular benefit for cities in California, including San Diego, which were hit especially hard by the closure of redevelopment agency... Read More

Congressman Peters Statement on Vote Against H.R. 3309

Dec 5, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Statement on Vote Against H.R. 3309 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 3309, a misguided attempt at achieving necessary patent reform: “Today’s legislation is far too broad in its scope and would have the unintended consequence of discouraging innovation – the lifeblood of San Diego’s... Read More

Congressman Peters Announces 1.5% Cost-of-Living Increase for Veterans

Dec 4, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Announces 1.5% Cost-of-Living Increase for Veterans WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced there would be a 1.5 percent cost-of-living increase for veterans, families, and survivors receiving disability compensation and pension benefits through the VA. Peters is also a... Read More

Rep. Peters Presents Portion of Shutdown Pay to Jewish Family Service for UC Older Adult Center Meals

Nov 26, 2013 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) honored his commitment to donating to charity the pay he earned during the government shutdown. Prior to a tour of the Turk Family Center, he presented a check to the Jewish Family Service (JFS) of San Diego for their University City Older Adult Center, helping to pay for the meals it serves to area seniors. “It is an honor to see an... Read More

Rep. Peters Introduces Health Savings Through Technology Act

Nov 21, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced H.R. 3577, the ‘Health Savings Through Technology Act,’ which advocates for a smarter way to deliver health care in the United States – through the increased use of wireless technologies – to help bend the health care cost curve. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 50 percent of Americans have at least one... Read More

Congressman Peters Launches "National Entrepreneurs' Day"

Nov 19, 2013 | Press Release
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Entrepreneurs: Heart of the American Dream

Nov 19, 2013 | Op-Eds
Huffington Post - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-scott-peters/national-entrepreneurs-day_b_4298456.html Over the past century, the United States has maintained its position as the global leader in innovation. This is due, mostly, to the optimistic and adventurous spirit of American entrepreneurs. But it also due in part to the investments in science and technology our nation has... Read More

Rep. Peters Introduces Bill Expanding Telehealth Services to Veterans, Active-Duty Servicemembers, and Dependents

Nov 15, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Introduces Bill Expanding Telehealth Services to Veterans, Active-Duty Servicemembers, and Dependents WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced bipartisan legislation that would expand coverage of telehealth services to active-duty servicemembers, their dependents, retirees, and veterans. Because of provider shortages at local practices many servicemembers... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes with Republicans & Democrats to Allow Americans to Keep their Health Plans

Nov 15, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Votes with Republicans & Democrats to Allow Americans to Keep their Health Plans WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting for two separate proposals to enable Americans to keep their current health plans. He voted for the Democratic motion offered by Rep. Andrews of New Jersey, which ultimately did not receive... Read More
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Rep. Peters, New Democrat Coalition Unveil Agenda to Promote Innovation

Nov 14, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters, New Democrat Coalition Unveil Agenda to Promote Innovation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and his colleagues from the New Democrat Coalition released a comprehensive set of principles for the America COMPETES Act. The act, first passed in 2007, bolsters public-private partnerships with leading research universities and assists innovators nationwide.... Read More

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