Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Press Releases

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
Blasts Cuts to Energy Innovation and Resiliency Programs

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) advocated for energy innovation and resiliency programs during a hearing with Energy Secretary, Rick Perry on Management and Mission Priorities in the Department of Energy (DOE).

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to support the ‘NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act of 2017’ (H.R. 2105) and the ‘Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Improvement Act’ (H.R. 2763).

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Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada last night:

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Bill would also Raise Health Insurance Premiums by 15-20% in 2018

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against a partisan government spending package that, among other drastic measures, completely eliminates the U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Grant Program.

Sep 13, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was invited to the White House as part of a bipartisan group of House members to discuss the DACA program, tax reform, and healthcare with President Trump. During the meeting, Rep. Peters defended DREAMers and the DACA program, and explained the importance of border trade to San Diego and its opposition to a border wall.

Sep 9, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted with a bipartisan majority to pass legislation that provides more than $15 billion for emergency disaster relief, funds the government at current levels through December, and extends the debt ceiling for three months. Rep. Peters released the following statement:

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Today, as Houston continues to recover from Hurricane Harvey, Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Juan gains strength in the Atlantic Ocean, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) re-introduced the bipartisan Strengtheni

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release
Calls Trump’s Actions Cowardice & Heartless, Urges Congress to act now to protect DREAMers

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) slammed the announcement from the Trump Administration that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program will be rescinded in six months, with new applications being halted immediately.

Aug 31, 2017 Press Release
“Ending DACA would be an economic and moral debacle”

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) urged President Trump to maintain the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program that allows nearly 800,000 immigrants who arrived in the United States as young children to live openly and contribute to their communities and the economy without fear of deportation.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) offered his prayers for those sailors who were killed, injured, or are still missing following the collision between the U.S.S. John McCain and a commercial tanker. He also called for Congress to investigate the collision, as well as the June accident involving the U.S.S.

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