Since 2013

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Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Congressman Peters’ Statement on Supreme Court Rulings on DOMA & Proposition 8

Jun 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8.“It is a significant day for the American ideals of equality and fairness,” Congressman Peters said. “I am proud to stand with the LGBT community as all Americans can celebrate this news.“With the... Read More

Congressman Peters Attends and Comments on the President’s Climate Change Address

Jun 26, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after attending President Obama’s speech at Georgetown University. Because of his leadership on this issue, Peters was one of a select group of U.S. House members invited by the White House to attend.  In today’s address, President Obama put forward a series of proposals to address global climate... Read More

Representative Peters joins with NOH8 On The Hill to Stand for Equality

Jun 24, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) continued his advocacy for marriage equality by participating in the third annual NOH8 On The Hill photo event. Congressman Peters, posing with NOH8’s iconic face tattoo and duct tape, joined nearly 70 new Members of Congress, including two Senators, in support of marriage equality, non-discrimination, and equal rights for all... Read More

Mean and Clean: Mission Readiness Through Energy Diversity

Jun 24, 2013 | Op-Eds
Roll Call - Mean and Clean: Mission Readiness Through Energy Diversity http://www.rollcall.com/news/mean_and_clean_mission_readiness_through_energy_diversity_commentary-225846-1.html?pos=oopih By Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) & Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) - For the price of a single F-22 fighter jet, Congress could do more to strengthen national security and our economy than an entire combat... Read More

The benefits of a competitive seat

Jun 21, 2013 | Op-Eds
Op-Ed (The Hill) - The benefits of a competitive seat http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/politics/306835-the-benefits-of-a-competitive-seatIn Washington, D.C., some Members of Congress are described as “having a race,” as opposed to others, who are considered “safe.”  You know what that means.  Democrats who represent an overwhelmingly Democratic... Read More
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LGBT workplace discrimination must end

Jun 21, 2013 | Op-Eds
UT OpEd - LGBT workplace discrimination must end http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/jun/20/LGBT-workplace-discrimination-legislation/The Supreme Court is expected to make a historic ruling on the marriage rights of same-sex couples any day now. As a longtime advocate for marriage equality, I hope the Court will do the right thing and rule same-sex marriage a constitutionally protected... Read More

Congressman Peters Highlights Summer Food Service Program

Jun 19, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) highlighted the kickoff of the Summer Food Service Program at locations throughout the 52nd Congressional District. The program, sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture, offers free meals to children as part of a nationwide effort to combat child hunger after the school year ends.“Summer has arrived, and for many this... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on Vote Against Anti-Choice Bill

Jun 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on his vote against H.R. 1797, the misleadingly named Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The bill, which would bar a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy after 20 weeks and criminalize doctors seeking to provide constitutionally protected care, passed the House by a 22-196 vote. Congressman... Read More
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Congressman Peters Introduces ‘Sally K. Ride Congressional Gold Medal Act’

Jun 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced legislation to posthumously confer a Congressional Gold Medal on Dr. Sally K. Ride for her service as the first American woman in space, as an educator, and as a pioneer for women in the fields of science, math, and physics. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian award given by the United States Congress. “I am... Read More

Congressman Peters Calls for Action on Student Loan Rates

Jun 13, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) called on leaders of both parties in the House of Representatives and the Senate to take definitive action to stop student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1st. H.R. 1595 the Student Loan Relief Act, which the Congressman reaffirmed his support for today, would freeze rates at 3.4% for two years while Congress debates a... Read More
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