Since 2013

$3,540,003​ ​​DOLLARS RETURNED TO SAN DIEGANS

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Reps. Peters, Perlmutter Highlight Craft Breweries in Friendly Football Wager

Jan 8, 2014 | Press Release
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An Attitude of Cooperation

Dec 30, 2013 | Op-Eds
As seen in UCCA December Newsletter - http://www.universitycitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Dec-Jan-201314.pdf During my time on the San Diego City Council and as a Commissioner for the Port of San Diego, I was proud to work with members of both parties to address difficult problems facing the region. We worked with the mentality that while we wouldn’t always agree on every issue, we... Read More
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Progress in D.C., but hold off celebrating

Dec 24, 2013 | Op-Eds
Pomerado News Chieftan - http://www.pomeradonews.com/2013/12/24/guest-column-progress-in-d-c-but-hold-off-celebrating/ When I ran for Congress, I was tired of the crisis-to-crisis pattern that Congress had adopted. I called for “No Budget – No Pay” — if Congress didn’t pass a budget, they shouldn’t get a paycheck. Well, maybe we weren’t the only ones who felt that way. For the first time in four... Read More

Rep. Peters, Food-Security Advocates Highlight Local Effects of SNAP Cuts

Dec 20, 2013 | Press Release
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Rep. Peters Cosponsors Bill to Restore Military Retirement Cuts

Dec 20, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Cosponsors Bill to Restore Military Retirement Cuts SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after signing onto legislation that would restore the one-percent Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) cuts to military-retiree benefits that were part of the recent bipartisan budget agreement. The bill, introduced by Rep. Dan Maffei (NY-24), would... Read More

San Diego Reps. Vargas, Davis and Peters Fight for San Ysidro Port of Entry Project Funding

Dec 17, 2013 | Press Release
San Diego Reps. Vargas, Davis and Peters Fight for San Ysidro Port of Entry Project Funding Washington, DC (December 17, 2013) – Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) was joined by Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging that the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry Renovation and Expansion Project be funded at... Read More

Congressman Peters Fights for Research and Development Tax Credit

Dec 13, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Fights for Research and Development Tax Credit WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced H.R. 3757, legislation which would make the tax credit for research and development (R&D) permanent. The R&D tax credit is set to expire on December 31st, barring Congressional action. “Research and development are central to San Diego’s... Read More

Rep. Peters Applauds Passage of Bipartisan National Defense Funding Bill

Dec 12, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Applauds Passage of Bipartisan National Defense Funding Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement supporting H.Res. 441, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill authorizes funding levels for the Department of Defense for 2014. “I strongly support the Defense Authorization that was on the floor today because it... Read More

Rep. Peters Advances Bipartisan Deal to End Sequester and Restore NIH Funding

Dec 12, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Advances Bipartisan Deal to End Sequester and Restore NIH Funding WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.J.Res. 59, the bipartisan budget agreement that outlines federal government expenditures for the 2014 and 2015 fiscal years: “I supported today’s budget agreement because it is the sort of bipartisan... Read More

Congress vs. the Super-Pollutants

Dec 11, 2013 | Op-Eds
Congress vs. the Super-Pollutants - http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/world-report/2013/12/11/congress-must-act-now-to-rein-in-global-warming-super-pollutants Despite clear warnings of a new climate normal, we still have not made significant progress in Congress to address the root causes. Global climate change has resulted in devastating consequences, but Congress and the president remain... Read More

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