Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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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

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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