Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Jun 10, 2021 Press Release
Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure approves $31.4 million for priority projects championed by Peters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Early this morning, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed the INVEST in America Act, a surface transportation bill that authorizes funding for transit projects across the country. The bill includes funding for three local transit projects Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) personally requested:

May 19, 2021 Press Release
Supports the international call for an immediate cease fire to end bloodshed

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the ongoing violence between Israel and Palestine:

“I am extremely saddened by the number of lives lost in the region over the past several days.”

May 19, 2021 Press Release
Peters also asked if American Jobs Plan would meet urgent climate goals at House hearing today

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) questioned the newly-appointed Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing about the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) clean energy goals as outlined in President Biden’s American Jobs Plan. During his remarks, Rep.

May 18, 2021 Press Release
Bicameral legislation streamlines process to review reported hate crimes against AAPI communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after the House passage of the bipartisan, bicameral COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act:

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May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) supported the House passage of ten bipartisan bills to help American veterans and enhance the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). As the representative of a district with one of the largest veteran populations in the country, Rep.

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May 12, 2021 Press Release
The STANDUP Act equips students and schools with evidence-based suicide prevention and awareness training

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May 3, 2021 Press Release
Move Builds on Peters’ Bill Enacted Last Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the proposal of a new rule to cut the use and production of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the powerful heat-trapping chemicals used in air conditioning, refrigeration, and other products:

May 3, 2021 Press Release

SAN DIEGO —Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after a boat suspected of human smuggling capsized off the San Diego coast:

Apr 30, 2021 Press Release
WATCH: Administrator accepted Peters’ request to join Peters & Rep. Juan Vargas for site visit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, during an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing that marked Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan’s first time before the committee of jurisdiction, Rep.

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