Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Jun 14, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) called for federal action on interim and long-term nuclear waste storage during a meeting of the Energy and Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee.

Jun 13, 2019 Press Release

Earlier this week, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) called attention to the cost of climate change and its risks to the federal budget during a meeting of the House Budget Committee, which covered the budgetary consequences of delaying action on climate change and included testimony from climate scientists, public policy experts, and budget specialists.

Jun 12, 2019 Press Release

Yesterday, Reps. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) introduced the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act, H.R. 3211. This bill creates a task force of academics or experts in fields related to housing to make recommendations to Congress about housing policy.

Jun 4, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the American Dream and Promise Act, which provides legal protection to approximately 2.5 million Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients, who have spent most of their lives in the United States.

May 23, 2019 Press Release
Bill also helps more small employers offer retirement savings to their workers

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the bipartisan Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act to help more Americans save for retirement.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after reports that President Trump may pardon some military members convicted or accused of war crimes:

May 16, 2019 Press Release
Bill package would help lower prescription drug prices, expand state-based marketplaces, and prohibit junk insurance plans

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) ) helped pass H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a package of bills that was recently passed out of the Energy and Commerce Committee.

May 14, 2019 Press Release
Bill honors Army Veteran Sergeant Daniel Somers, inspired by Coronado’s Howard and Jean Somers

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Rep. Jim Banks (IN-03) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Daniel Somers Network of Support Act, which would create a network of support for servicemembers and their families.

May 9, 2019 Press Release
Resolution calls for renouncement of white nationalism and to embrace American values of dignity and respect

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced H. Res. 364, a bipartisan resolution in the House with more than 30 members of Congress, including members of the San Diego delegation. Senators Harris and Feinstein introduced the resolution in the Senate yesterday.

May 8, 2019 Press Release
The STANDUP Act provides students and schools with evidence-based suicide and threat assessment training

Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Rep.