Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Congressman Peters’ Statement on HR 273

Feb 15, 2013 | Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECongressman Peters’ Statement on HR 273WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on his vote on HR 273.I have long been an advocate of No Budget, No Pay – the principle that if Congress is not doing its job and passing a budget, we should not be paid at all, let alone receive a pay increase. Since the effect of... Read More
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Congressman Scott Peters Commends Obama’s Priorities for Investments in Infrastructure, Clean Energy and Research in State of the Union Address

Feb 12, 2013 | Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECongressman Scott Peters Commends Obama’s Priorities for Investments in Infrastructure, Clean Energy and Research in State of the Union AddressWASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined his colleagues in attending the President’s State of the Union address. Peters applauded President Obama’s goals to invest in infrastructure,... Read More
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Congressman Scott Peters Announces Full Staff

Feb 11, 2013 | Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Congressman Scott Peters Announces Full Staff WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the completion of his staff in his San Diego and Washington, DC offices. “Since taking office, we’ve worked around the clock to get everything up and running,” said Peters. “Our DC office was open the same day I was sworn in, with a very limited staff, and only... Read More
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Message from Congressman Scott Peters

Feb 6, 2013 | Op-Eds
Appeared in San Diego Metro 2/5/13 - http://sandiegometro.com/2013/02/message-from-congressman-scott-peters/   By Rep. Scott Peters - It is my distinct honor to serve California’s 52nd Congressional District as a member of the 113th Congress. I thank you for this humbling opportunity, and thought I would give you an update after the first few weeks. Many of you have asked what it... Read More

Congressman Peters Co-Sponsors the Protect Medical Innovation Act

Feb 6, 2013 | Press Release
Congressman Peters Co-Sponsors the Protect Medical Innovation Act WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped introduce the Protect Medical Innovation Act which would repeal the nearly $30 billion Medical Device Tax from the Affordable Care Act. Studies show that the tax, which took effect on January 1st, could cause the loss of as many as 43,000 jobs. The tax will hurt San... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on President Obama’s Appeal to Congress to Avoid the Sequester

Feb 5, 2013 | Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECongressman Peters’ Statement on President Obama’s Appeal to Congress to Avoid the SequesterWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on President Obama’ s speech on the sequester.“For the people of San Diego, the looming sequester is not an abstract problem. It is real. It means drastic cuts to our... Read More
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Congressman Peters Completes Productive First Month, Follows Through on Promises

Feb 5, 2013 | Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECongressman Peters Completes Productive First Month, Follows Through on PromisesWASHINGTON, DC – This week marks the completion of Congressman Scott Peters’ first month in office. Since Peters was sworn in on January 3rd, he has been appointed to two key committees, helped introduce bipartisan legislation to repeal burdensome medical device taxes, and voted to... Read More
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Statement from Congressman Scott Peters Regarding Bi-Partisan Senate Agreement on Immigration Reform

Jan 28, 2013 | Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEStatement from Congressman Scott Peters Regarding Bi-Partisan Senate Agreement on Immigration Reform SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters released the following statement in response to the bipartisan Senate agreement on immigration reform. Tomorrow, President Obama is scheduled to lay out his plan.“Families and businesses throughout San Diego have... Read More

Peters Votes For No Budget, No Pay

Jan 23, 2013 | Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPeters Votes For No Budget, No PayWashington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) today voted in favor of legislation, HR 325, which adopts a version of ”No Budget, No Pay,” an initiative Peters declared his support for prior to being elected to Congress. HR 325 also raises the nation’s debt ceiling for three months, giving Congress more time... Read More

Congressman Peters Urges Comprehensive, Common-Sense Approach to Reducing Gun Violence

Jan 18, 2013 | Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECongressman Peters Urges Comprehensive, Common-Sense Approach to Reducing Gun ViolenceWashington, D.C. -- Congressman Scott Peters today announced his support for a comprehensive approach to reducing gun violence in America and urged Congress to have a reasoned discussion that focuses on results.“In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Newtown - and Aurora, Columbine,... Read More

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