Since 2013

$3,540,003​ ​​DOLLARS RETURNED TO SAN DIEGANS

Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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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

Congressman Peters & Bipartisan ‘No Labels’ Unveil Reform Package

Jul 18, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters & Bipartisan ‘No Labels’ Unveil Reform PackageWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined more than 70 members of Congress – Republicans & Democrats – to unveil a major legislative package designed to make government more efficient and effective, and to reduce wasteful spending. In a large scale event on the Capitol Lawn... Read More

Improving disaster resiliency in San Diego

Jul 12, 2013 | Op-Eds
Pomerado News: Guest column: Improving disaster resiliency in San Diego http://www.pomeradonews.com/2013/07/11/guest-column-improving-disaster-resiliency-in-san-diego/By Rep. Scott PetersIn October 2003, the Cedar Fire, the second largest wildfire in California history, devastated the northern communities of the cities of San Diego and Poway. Our community faced similar damage again in October... Read More

Congressman Peters Introduces Resolution for POW Sergeant Bergdahl

Jul 10, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Scott Peters introduced a Congressional Resolution that supports increased diplomatic efforts to secure the freedom of Army Sergeant Bowe Robert Bergdahl. In addition, he sent a letter late yesterday to President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry formally requesting a review of the efforts. Bergdahl is currently the only known American Prisoner of War, and... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on ACA Employer Mandate Implementation Delay

Jul 3, 2013 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s decision to delay implementation of the employer mandate section of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015:“I am pleased to hear that the ACA employer mandate has been delayed for a year. The extended implementation timeline should allow for a... Read More

Congressman Peters Calls for State Department Review of Efforts to Bring Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Home

Jul 1, 2013 | Press Release
SAN DIEGO, CA - Today, Congressman Scott Peters announced he will introduce a Congressional resolution supporting increased diplomatic efforts to secure the freedom of Army Sergeant Bowe Robert Bergdahl. In addition, he will be sending a letter to President Obama & Secretary of State Kerry formally requesting a review of the efforts. Bergdahl is currently the only known American Prisoner of... Read More

Congressman Peters Applauds Senate Passage of Immigration Reform

Jun 27, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill on a bipartisan 68-32 vote.“I am pleased that the Senate has acted in a bipartisan manner to address this pressing national issue. They had an open dialogue that included the viewpoints of members from across the country.“It... Read More

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