Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Solar Industry Successful and Growing in California

Apr 10, 2014 | Op-Eds
The Hill - Solar Industry Successful and Growing in California --- 4.10.14 The United States has made major advances toward creating new sources of renewable, clean and domestic energy in the last decade. Federal, state and local governments are committed to working with private businesses, unlocking America’s entrepreneurial spirit so that we might solve the challenge of creating whole new... Read More

Take a Moment for Earth Day, Our Planet is Depending on Us

Apr 9, 2014 | Op-Eds
Huffington Post - 4.9.14 - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-scott-peters/take-a-moment-for-earth-d_b_5111875.html In 1999, I participated in my first beach cleanup with I Love A Clean San Diego and the San Diego Surfrider Foundation. The San Diego region in many ways is defined by our relationship with the ocean. It's our front yard and a beautiful playground for families and visitors. It... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Equal Pay Day

Apr 8, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding ‘Equal Pay Day,’ the date when women’s wages catch up to what men were paid in the previous year. Nationwide, according to the American Association of University Women, women earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by their male counterparts, and in the 52nd District women earn just 75 cents... Read More

Rep. Peters Succeeds in Effort to Protect Critical Medicare Programs

Apr 7, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Succeeds in Effort to Protect Critical Medicare Programs WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcement of payments to Medicare Advantage. CMS estimates that the change to plan payments between 2014 and 2015 will be a 0.4 percent increase instead of... Read More
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Services Available to Constituents

Apr 4, 2014 | Op-Eds
As seen in the UCCA April 2014 Newsletter - http://www.universitycitynews.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/UCCA-Newsletter-April-2014-Web-Version1.pdf Services Available to Constituents One of the most important jobs I have in Congress is providing the people of Poway, Coronado, and San Diego with a number of constituent services. An abbreviated list is below and, as always, feel free to... Read More

Rep. Peters Welcomes USPTO Official for Stakeholder Roundtable in San Diego

Apr 3, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Welcomes USPTO Official for Stakeholder Roundtable in San Diego SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, the Office of Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), CONNECT, and Business Forward welcomed Andrew Byrnes, Chief of Staff at the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO), to San Diego. Mr. Byrnes attended a roundtable event with local industry leaders to hear about the unique innovation... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on HR 2575

Apr 3, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on HR 2575 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 2575, the “Save American Workers Act,” which passed the House 248-179: “Today’s legislation is another example of partisan politics masquerading as a fix for a very serious issue with the Affordable... Read More

Rep. Peters’ Statement on Supreme Court’s McCutcheon Decision

Apr 2, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters’ Statement on Supreme Court’s McCutcheon Decision WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Supreme Court delivered its 5-4 ruling in the McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission case. This ruling struck down aggregate contribution limits on how much money a donor could give to federal candidates and political party... Read More

Rep. Peters Launches Veterans History Project Aboard USS Midway Museum

Mar 31, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Launches Veterans History Project Aboard USS Midway Museum SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, on the deck of the USS Midway Museum, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) launched the Veterans History Project in the 52nd District. At the press event, Peters was joined by veterans’ group leaders, library administrators, and educators. “I’m proud to launch this effort... Read More

Rep. Peters Demands Speaker Boehner Allow Immigration Reform Vote

Mar 26, 2014 | Press Release
Rep. Peters Demands Speaker Boehner Allow Immigration Reform Vote WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) again called on the House Republican Majority, led by Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor, to allow a vote on comprehensive immigration reform. Rep. Peters took action today by signing a ‘Demand a Vote’ petition on the floor of the... Read More

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