Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters’ Statement on Missile Strikes in Syria

Apr 6, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after the United States military launched a cruise missile attack on a Syrian airfield in response to a chemical weapons attack earlier this week: “The chemical attack this week was the latest in a long line of brutal atrocities committed against the Syrian people by Bashar al-Assad – it warranted a... Read More
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Rep. Peters’ Statement on IBWC Report on Tijuana Sewage Spill

Apr 3, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the International Boundary & Water Commission completed its report on the Tijuana sewage spill that closed beaches and threatened public health in February: “I appreciate the thorough work by Commissioner Drusina and his staff at the International Boundary and Water Commission to get answers and... Read More

Rep. Peters Condemns Trump’s Executive Order to Make America’s Air Dirty Again

Mar 28, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), member of the Energy and Commerce Committee and Chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition’s Climate Task Force, came out in strong opposition to President Trump’s executive actions to make America’s air dirty again and move America’s energy economy backwards. President Trump ordered the... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Stop Reckless Healthcare Repeal Bill from Getting a Vote in the House

Mar 24, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) marked the defeat of the Congressional Republicans’ reckless healthcare repeal, lauded the progress made under the Affordable Care Act, and reasserted his commitment to fixing what needs fixing in our nation’s current health care law and system. Republican leadership cancelled the vote on their healthcare repeal bill just minutes... Read More
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Rep. Peters Leads 95 Colleagues to Demand New CBO Score on Republican Healthcare Changes

Mar 21, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) is leading 95 Democratic members of Congress to demand that Speaker Ryan give the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) time to “score” the substantive changes to the Republican healthcare repeal bill before scheduling it for a vote in the House. To “score” a bill is to identify the... Read More
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Rep. Peters: FBI Investigation Underscores Need for Independent Congressional Probe, Special Prosecutor

Mar 20, 2017 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after FBI Director Comey confirmed that the FBI is investigating Russian election interference and possible contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian hackers and has been investigating those ties since July 2016: “What Director Comey told Congress today further... Read More

Rep. Peters Introduces Bill to Help Communities Increase Water Security

Mar 17, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the introduction of the Secure and Resilient Water Systems Act to help communities better protect their drinking water systems from drought, industrial pollution, and potential attacks. The bill asks communities to assess these threats and then establishes a grant program through the Environmental Protection Agency to... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Bill to Speed up Hiring of Doctors at VA Hospitals

Mar 17, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass a bipartisan bill that would help our veterans receive the timely, quality healthcare they have earned through their service. By creating a single database for essential open positions at the VA and allowing applicants to be considered for multiple open positions, H.R. 1367 would help speed up the hiring of... Read More

Rep. Peters: Trump Budget would Eliminate Program Meant to Prevent another Tijuana Sewage Spill

Mar 16, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) slammed President Trump’s budget proposal which, among many other drastic cuts, completely eliminates the Environmental Protection Agency’s U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Grant Program. This program is a bi-national partnership that provides grants for water infrastructure projects along the U.S.-Mexico... Read More

Rep. Peters Slams GOP Healthcare Bill after CBO Score Shows 24 Million Americans Losing Insurance

Mar 13, 2017 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) slammed the Congressional Republicans’ healthcare bill after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimated the bill would result in 14 million more Americans not having health insurance next year, and 24 million fewer covered by 2026. Rep. Peters voted against advancing the bill out of the Energy and Commerce... Read More

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