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$3,559,850 ​​DOLLARS RETURNED TO SAN DIEGANS

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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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

Congressman Peters Statement on Vote Against H.R. 3309

Dec 5, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Statement on Vote Against H.R. 3309 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 3309, a misguided attempt at achieving necessary patent reform: “Today’s legislation is far too broad in its scope and would have the unintended consequence of discouraging innovation – the lifeblood of San Diego’s... Read More

Congressman Peters Announces 1.5% Cost-of-Living Increase for Veterans

Dec 4, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Announces 1.5% Cost-of-Living Increase for Veterans WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced there would be a 1.5 percent cost-of-living increase for veterans, families, and survivors receiving disability compensation and pension benefits through the VA. Peters is also a... Read More

Rep. Peters Presents Portion of Shutdown Pay to Jewish Family Service for UC Older Adult Center Meals

Nov 26, 2013 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) honored his commitment to donating to charity the pay he earned during the government shutdown. Prior to a tour of the Turk Family Center, he presented a check to the Jewish Family Service (JFS) of San Diego for their University City Older Adult Center, helping to pay for the meals it serves to area seniors. “It is an honor to see an... Read More

Rep. Peters Introduces Health Savings Through Technology Act

Nov 21, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced H.R. 3577, the ‘Health Savings Through Technology Act,’ which advocates for a smarter way to deliver health care in the United States – through the increased use of wireless technologies – to help bend the health care cost curve. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 50 percent of Americans have at least one... Read More

Congressman Peters Launches "National Entrepreneurs' Day"

Nov 19, 2013 | Press Release
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