Since 2013

$3,556,584​​ ​​DOLLARS RETURNED TO SAN DIEGANS

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters’ Statement on Passage of Philippines Charitable Giving Bill

Mar 24, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Passage of Philippines Charitable Giving Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3771, the “Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act,” which allows cash contributions for victims of Typhoon Haiyan made before April 15, 2014, to be counted in the 2013 tax... Read More
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Rep. Peters Highlights Free Tax Preparation for Working Families

Mar 19, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Highlights Free Tax Preparation for Working Families SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) toured Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) San Diego in Clairemont and met with volunteers working in their Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) service center. VITA programs offer a free tax-filing resource to Americans with less than $52,000 in annual income.... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes to Protect Seniors’ Access to Their Doctors

Mar 14, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Votes to Protect Seniors’ Access to Their Doctors WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting for legislation that ensures seniors on Medicare can continue to see their current doctors by repealing the broken Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and replacing it with a more effective alternative. “Our... Read More
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Congressman Peters Launches Congressional Art Competition

Mar 13, 2014 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Launches Congressional Art Competition WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) launched the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the 52nd District. The competition, which began in 1982 and has seen more than 650,000 participants, is held annually across the country. “This competition is a great opportunity to not... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes Against Partisan, Political Gimmick

Mar 12, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Votes Against Partisan, Political Gimmick WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 4138, legislation which would upend the American legal system by allowing either Chamber of Congress to file a lawsuit, and see it expedited, against any federal official they deem non-compliant in implementing federal... Read More
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Rep. Peters Helps Pass ‘Hire More Heroes Act’

Mar 11, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Helps Pass ‘Hire More Heroes Act’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped the House of Representatives pass H.R. 3474, the ‘Hire More Heroes Act,’ which exempts veterans and reservists who receive healthcare benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or TRICARE from being counted toward the employer mandate under... Read More

Rep. Peters, Bipartisan Majority Vote for Delay in Individual Mandate Tax

Mar 5, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters, Bipartisan Majority Vote for Delay in Individual Mandate Tax WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting for H.R. 4118 to delay the tax penalty on individuals who do not buy health insurance as required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Peters, who believes we have to fix Obamacare, not repeal it, has... Read More
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Rev. Harvey Peters, Father of Rep. Scott Peters, Gives Prayer to Open House Session

Mar 4, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Pastor Harvey Peters, father of Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), provided the prayer to open the legislative day for the House of Representatives. Rev. Peters is a retired minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and had a distinguished career of nearly forty years. In the Civil Rights Era, he helped lead the movement to desegregate housing in... Read More
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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

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