Since 2013

$3,418,245​​ ​​DOLLARS RETURNED TO SAN DIEGANS

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Latest News

Statement from Rep. Scott Peters re: the Passing of Duane Roth

Aug 5, 2013 | Press Release
Statement from Rep. Scott Peters re: the Passing of Duane Roth SAN DIEGO -- Today, Congressman Scott Peters issued the following statement regarding the death of his friend, Duane Roth, CEO of CONNECT San Diego:  "The passing of Duane Roth is a huge loss for San Diego and for California. His incisive understanding of our innovation economy has driven our local business attraction... Read More

Rep. Scott Peters, New Democrat Coalition Demand Comprehensive Immigration Reform by September 30

Aug 5, 2013 | Press Release
Rep. Scott Peters, New Democrat Coalition Demand Comprehensive Immigration Reform by September 30 WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) joined 38 Members of the moderate, pro-growth New Democrat Coalition to issue an ultimatum to Speaker John Boehner: introduce a comprehensive, bipartisan bill to fix the nation’s broken immigration system by September 30 or the New Dems will move forward... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on Vote Against HR 2009

Aug 2, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters’ Statement on Vote Against HR 2009WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Peters released the following statement regarding his vote against H.R. 2009, the ‘Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act,’ that would have barred the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from enforcing or implementing the Affordable Care Act.“Today, just before our August recess,... Read More

Congressman Peters to Visit Israel, Meet with Government Leaders

Aug 2, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters to Visit Israel, Meet with Government LeadersWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Peters announced that he will visit Israel beginning next week as part of a congressional delegation of 37 Members of Congress. The policy driven trip will provide the opportunity for Rep. Peters to hear from various perspectives on the complex situations in the Middle East, just as official... Read More
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Congressman Peters Helps Pass Bipartisan Student Loan Rate Deal

Jul 31, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Helps Pass Bipartisan Student Loan Rate DealWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Peters (CA-52) joined with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass a bipartisan compromise that will lower student loan interest rates on federal Stafford loans after they rose to 6.8% on July 1st. The Senate passed this legislation last week and it now heads to President Obama... Read More
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Congressman Peters’ Statement on DoD Privacy Amendments

Jul 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, during a series of votes related to the Department of Defense Appropriations bill, H.R. 2397, Congressman Peters joined lawmakers from both ends of the political spectrum in voting ‘no’ on the Amash amendment. He voted no because he felt the amendment went too far in dismantling our intelligence community’s counterterrorism tools.The... Read More

Congressman Peters Supports Amendments to End Civilian DoD Furloughs

Jul 24, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Supports Amendments to End Civilian DoD FurloughsWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after supporting four amendments that would end civilian furloughs in the Department of Defense Appropriations bill, H.R. 2397. All four amendments to the bill were adopted.“Furloughing civilian workers in the Department of... Read More

Bipartisan Cooperation is Imperative

Jul 24, 2013 | Op-Eds
No Labels: Bipartisan Cooperation is Imperative http://www.nolabels.org/blog/bipartisan-cooperation-imperativeBy Rep. Scott PetersWe can all agree that Congress is broken. It will take bipartisanship, cooperation, and compromise if we are going to get the place moving again. When I ran for Congress, I did it with the idea that our elected leaders need to start working together to address the... Read More
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Congressman Peters Introduces ‘Stop Paying Something for Nothing’ Act

Jul 22, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Introduces ‘Stop Paying Something for Nothing’ ActWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced a piece of legislation aimed at reforming government by cutting waste and unnecessary spending from the federal budget. Currently there are numerous government bank accounts that sit empty but continue to be charged monthly service fees. While... Read More
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Congressman Peters Visits National Institutes of Health

Jul 19, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Visits National Institutes of Health WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) visited the National Institutes of Health (NIH) headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland. He met with NIH director Dr. Francis Collins, was led on a tour of the National Human Genome Research Institute and the National Cancer Institute’s laboratories, and met with two young patients in... Read More

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