Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Dec 11, 2015 Press Release
Supports Bill to Crack Down on Unfair Trade Practices

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after he helped pass the bipartisan Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 Conference Report:

Dec 9, 2015 Press Release
Reading names of those killed since Sandy Hook will continue until House acts to curb gun violence

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that he will begin reading the names and ages of mass shooting victims in America since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in a series of one-minute speeches on the House floor. The speeches will continue until Speaker of the House Paul D.

Dec 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass bipartisan legislation to close gaps in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) that could be exploited by terrorists to gain entry into the United States. Currently, travelers from countries that participate in the VWP can visit the U.S. for 90 days or less without any screening.

Dec 4, 2015 Press Release
Unveils Climate Plan to Advance San Diego, US Climate Leadership

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) emphasized the importance of the UN Climate Talks in Paris and the potential for an international agreement to reduce harmful emissions and curb climate change.

Dec 4, 2015 Press Release
Renews Call for Speaker to Let House Vote on Gun Safety Proposals

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in response to yesterday's shootings in Houston, Savannah, and San Bernardino, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to express outrage over Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's refusal to allow Congress to vote on common sense, bipartisan proposals to curb gun violence.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release
Plan would lead to cleaner air and lower energy bills for American families

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against two separate attempts to obstruct the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.

Nov 19, 2015 Press Release
Renews Call for Declaring Affiliation with Terrorist Organization an Act of Treason

U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the United States’ response to the Paris terrorist attacks and defense against terrorist threats after voting in favor of the American SAFE Act:

Nov 17, 2015 Press Release
Recognized for his Leadership at Small Business Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was recognized by the House Small Business Committee for promoting entrepreneurship during a hearing on National Entrepreneurs’ Day.

Nov 17, 2015 Press Release
Legislation would cut barriers to marriage and family therapists serving at VA hospitals

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S.

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