Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released this statement following the passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings:
Yesterday, as a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) helped advance H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act out of Committee. This bill aims to reform Medicare drug pricing and bring down prescription drug costs for Americans.
Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to formally condemn President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria and leave the fate of our Kurdish allies in the hands of Turkey.
Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after President Trump announced the withdrawal of American troops from Syria as Turkey begins a military operation against the Kurdish forces in Syria:
Today, Reps. Scott Peters (CA-52), Pete King (NY-02), and Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) introduced the bipartisan Acting to Cancel Copays and Ensure Substantial Savings for Biosimilars (ACCESS) Act, which would eliminate a patient’s copay for a biosimilar if they normally would pay full cost of a biologic drug under Medicare Part B.
Peters Also Condemns Trump Plan to Revoke CA Auto Standards
On Wednesday, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Vice Chair, joined his colleagues, NDC Chair Derek Kilmer, and the NDC Climate Change Task Force Co-Chairs Reps. Don Beyer, Sean Casten, Elaine Luria, and Susan Wild to release principles and endorsed bills to combat climate change.
Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) was named as a conferee to the group of lawmakers who will negotiate the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. Rep. Peters joins the negotiation as a representative of the Budget Committee.
This week, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass three bills to prevent offshore drilling along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, off the eastern shore of the Gulf of Mexico, and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the bipartisan Build More Housing Near Transit Act, legislation that would change the rating criteria for the Federal Transit Administration’s New Starts program, which funds transit projects like commuter rail, light rail, and bus rapid transit through the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program.