Since 2013

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

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Latest News

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

Congressman Peters Votes to Extend VA Community Clinics Program

Dec 10, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Votes to Extend VA Community Clinics Program WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting for H.R. 3521, which extends the ability of the Veterans Administration (VA) to lease medical facility spaces, including two outpatient clinics in San Diego. These community-based clinics allow for better, more convenient care... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on the Budget Agreement

Dec 10, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters’ Statement on the Budget Agreement WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the bipartisan budget agreement reached by Rep. Paul Ryan (WI-01) and Senator Patty Murray (WA) late this evening: “I cannot commit my support without seeing the agreement in detail, but at least it’s a sign the parties are working together to... Read More

A Quick Climate Cure: Stopping Super Pollutants

Dec 10, 2013 | Op-Eds
Roll Call - http://www.rollcall.com/news/a_quick_climate_cure_stopping_super_pollutants_commentary-229541-1.html By Rep. Scott Peters and Michael Shank With gridlock gripping Washington, D.C., and preventing action on even simple fronts, it’s hard to see how Congress and the president will agree on good climate action policy. But the need is clear. Examples of extreme weather occurrences... Read More

Rep. Peters Cosponsors Bill to Bring Federal Redevelopment Money to California Cities

Dec 6, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced his support for H.R. 3518, the ‘Restarting Local Economies Act,’ which would expand opportunities for localities to compete more easily for federal redevelopment grant awards. This would be of particular benefit for cities in California, including San Diego, which were hit especially hard by the closure of redevelopment agency... Read More

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