Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Congressman Peters Visits National Institutes of Health

Jul 19, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Visits National Institutes of Health WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) visited the National Institutes of Health (NIH) headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland. He met with NIH director Dr. Francis Collins, was led on a tour of the National Human Genome Research Institute and the National Cancer Institute’s laboratories, and met with two young patients in... Read More

Congressman Peters & Bipartisan ‘No Labels’ Unveil Reform Package

Jul 18, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters & Bipartisan ‘No Labels’ Unveil Reform PackageWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined more than 70 members of Congress – Republicans & Democrats – to unveil a major legislative package designed to make government more efficient and effective, and to reduce wasteful spending. In a large scale event on the Capitol Lawn... Read More

Improving disaster resiliency in San Diego

Jul 12, 2013 | Op-Eds
Pomerado News: Guest column: Improving disaster resiliency in San Diego http://www.pomeradonews.com/2013/07/11/guest-column-improving-disaster-resiliency-in-san-diego/By Rep. Scott PetersIn October 2003, the Cedar Fire, the second largest wildfire in California history, devastated the northern communities of the cities of San Diego and Poway. Our community faced similar damage again in October... Read More

Congressman Peters Introduces Resolution for POW Sergeant Bergdahl

Jul 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Scott Peters introduced a Congressional Resolution that supports increased diplomatic efforts to secure the freedom of Army Sergeant Bowe Robert Bergdahl. In addition, he sent a letter late yesterday to President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry formally requesting a review of the efforts. Bergdahl is currently the only known American Prisoner of War, and... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on ACA Employer Mandate Implementation Delay

Jul 3, 2013 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s decision to delay implementation of the employer mandate section of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015:“I am pleased to hear that the ACA employer mandate has been delayed for a year. The extended implementation timeline should allow for a... Read More

Congressman Peters Calls for State Department Review of Efforts to Bring Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Home

Jul 1, 2013 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA - Today, Congressman Scott Peters announced he will introduce a Congressional resolution supporting increased diplomatic efforts to secure the freedom of Army Sergeant Bowe Robert Bergdahl. In addition, he will be sending a letter to President Obama & Secretary of State Kerry formally requesting a review of the efforts. Bergdahl is currently the only known American Prisoner of... Read More

Congressman Peters Applauds Senate Passage of Immigration Reform

Jun 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill on a bipartisan 68-32 vote.“I am pleased that the Senate has acted in a bipartisan manner to address this pressing national issue. They had an open dialogue that included the viewpoints of members from across the country.“It... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on Supreme Court Rulings on DOMA & Proposition 8

Jun 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8.“It is a significant day for the American ideals of equality and fairness,” Congressman Peters said. “I am proud to stand with the LGBT community as all Americans can celebrate this news.“With the... Read More
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Congressman Peters Attends and Comments on the President’s Climate Change Address

Jun 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after attending President Obama’s speech at Georgetown University. Because of his leadership on this issue, Peters was one of a select group of U.S. House members invited by the White House to attend.  In today’s address, President Obama put forward a series of proposals to address global climate... Read More

Representative Peters joins with NOH8 On The Hill to Stand for Equality

Jun 24, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) continued his advocacy for marriage equality by participating in the third annual NOH8 On The Hill photo event. Congressman Peters, posing with NOH8’s iconic face tattoo and duct tape, joined nearly 70 new Members of Congress, including two Senators, in support of marriage equality, non-discrimination, and equal rights for all... Read More

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