Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Latest News

Congressman Peters' Statement on the 'Working Families Flexibility Act'

May 8, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on his vote against H.R. 1406, a political gimmick that does not provide real flexibility to workers.  The bill has the potential to result in longer hours on the job without overtime income and no guarantee that employees will get leave time when they need it most.“I voted against this... Read More

Rep. Peters ‘Sequesters’ His Own Pay; Donates it to Feed Seniors In Need

May 7, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) applied the across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration to his own paycheck, stating that “any rules Congress imposes on federal employees and all Americans ought to apply to us, too.” He will take eight percent of his monthly salary, which equates to about $1,300 per month, and donate it to the Senior Community... Read More

Congressman Peters & Congresswoman Davis Cohost ‘Scam Stopper’ Seminar for Seniors

Apr 30, 2013 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Today Congressman Scott Peters and Congresswoman Susan Davis hosted a free seminar for seniors on how to protect themselves from scammers.  The event, held at the Gary & Mary West Senior Wellness Center in Downtown San Diego, featured a number of state and local organizations, which provided information on where seniors are being targeted as well as tips for fraud... Read More

Congressman Peters Hosts Congressional Briefing on Super Pollutants

Apr 26, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Hosts Congressional Briefing on Super PollutantsWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Peters featured Dr. V. Ramanathan, a San Diego resident and world-renowned climate scientist from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, at a congressional briefing on short lived climate pollutants, also known as super pollutants, and the opportunity for communities to manage and reuse... Read More

Congressman Peters Statement on Ending FAA Furloughs

Apr 26, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Statement on Ending FAA FurloughsWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1765, which allows the FAA the flexibility necessary to end the furloughs that have caused airport delays for passengers across the country this week. “I voted today to provide the FAA with flexibility to avoid... Read More

Congressman Peters Introduces ‘Shelter Our Servicemembers’ Act

Apr 25, 2013 | Press Release
 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late yesterday Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced another piece of legislation: the Shelter Our Servicemembers (SOS) Act to help address San Diego’s significant elderly homeless veteran population.  Each night in the United States nearly 63,000 veterans are homeless, and more than a third of them are over the age of 55.“San Diego has the... Read More

Congressman Peters Named SEEC Climate Task Force Chair

Apr 22, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) has been named by the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) to chair its Climate Task Force after joining the group last month, his office announced today.  Peters, a former environmental attorney, has for years championed clean water, air, open space, alternative transportation, and other environmental causes in San... Read More

Congressman Peters Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Cybersecurity Bill

Apr 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in favor of H.R. 624 ‘The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act,’ which passed the House of Representatives with 288 votes in favor and 127 against on a bipartisan basis.“Daily attacks are being made by foreign governments and organized and individual criminals who are trying to hack into U.S.... Read More

Rep. Scott Peters to Hold ‘Congress on Your Corner’ at Pt. Loma Masonic Hall on April 27

Apr 17, 2013 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA –Congressman Scott Peters will hold this month’s  ‘Congress on Your Corner’ from 10:30 a.m. to noon, on April 27, at the Point Loma Masonic Hall, 1711 Sunset Cliffs Blvd in Ocean Beach.  At the public meeting, Peters and his district staff will answer questions and update constituents on what Peters has been doing in the district and Washington, DC... Read More

Rep. Scott Peters Announces FREE ‘Scam Stopper’ Seminar for Seniors on April 30

Apr 16, 2013 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) today announced that he, along with Congresswoman Susan Davis and the Contractors State License Board, will host a FREE Senior Scam Stopper seminar ( from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2013. The event will take place at the Mary & Gary West Senior Wellness Center, 1525 4th Ave., in downtown San Diego.The... Read More