Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Press Releases

Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to support the Promoting Closed-Loop Pumped Storage Hydropower Act. If signed into law, the bill would give closed-loop hydropower projects an expedited process for approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Dec 7, 2017 Press Release
Pruitt dodged answering how he would like methane regulated

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke in favor of the current EPA methane rule during a hearing with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt.

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release
Bill was opposed by law enforcement

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act that passed through the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill would force all states to recognize concealed carry permits from every other state, even those that have weaker or no standards.

Nov 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke on the floor of the U.S.

Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a resolution that will require all members of the House of Representatives, staff, and interns to undergo anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training. Ever since being elected to office, Rep. Peters and everyone on his staff has been required to complete this training.

Nov 21, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement in response to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to fully repeal net neutrality rules.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
Peters insists that reforming our tax code must be a bipartisan process

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) strongly opposed the tax reform bill passed on a party-line vote on the House floor today. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) calls for unpaid tax cuts that will increase our national debt by at least $1.5 trillion, shrink the economy, and eliminate American jobs.

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
Bill would protect American jobs by reforming the H-1B visa program

Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed the Project and Grow American Jobs Act. U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the bill with Rep. Darrell Issa to reform the H-1B visa system to help prevent outsourcing of American jobs.

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Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
The bill directs more than $500 million in defense funding to San Diego

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the Conference Report for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2017, which is the final version of the Senate-House negotiated bill that lays out defense spending and policy for the next fiscal year.

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in support of the Hydropower Policy Modernization Act to expedite the licensing process for non-federal hydropower plants. Rep. Peters released the following statement:

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