Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to oppose the deal reached by the president and congressional leadership to raise the budget caps and suspend the debt ceiling, citing our growing federal debt and concern about saddling the next generation with more taxes and debt. He blasted the deal, releasing the following statement:
Today, the House passed the bipartisan Disclosing Aid Spent to Ensure Relief (DISASTER) Act, introduced by Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11).
Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted for H.R. 3239, the Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act, which sets basic humanitarian standards of care for individuals in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody. In the past year, seven children have died in CBP custody as reports of overcrowded and unsanitary conditions surfaced.
Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the Raise the Wage Act, a bill he cosponsored to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour nationwide over six years.
Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against repealing the “Cadillac tax,” because it did not include replacement revenue, corresponding cuts to other spending, or another way to rein in healthcare costs for millions of Americans.
Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after H.R. 2615, the United States-Northern Triangle Enhancement Engagement Act, passed the House of Representatives yesterday: