Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Oct 6, 2015 Press Release
“Helping children thrive is the focus of today’s legislation. Single parents rely on child support to pay rent, for after-school care, and to put food on the table. We should not give bad actors the time and opportunity to sidestep the system,” Peters said.
Oct 1, 2015 Press Release
"Providing for the national defense and our servicemembers cannot be a partisan battle. San Diego will benefit from this military budget, particularly in our innovative and cybersecurity technology sectors and with $52 million specifically for new projects supporting special warfare units in Coronado. And this bill supports many of the biofuel research and fuel supply diversity programs I have been advocating for and that military commanders want.”
Oct 1, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters sent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta a letter asking that the FAA step up communications with local residents and provide answers to the serious concerns raised by the Pt. Loma community over proposed flight path changes from the San Diego Airport.
Sep 30, 2015 Press Release
“We need a budget that cuts wasteful spending, tackles our long-term debt, preserves a safety net for the most vulnerable, reforms the tax code to enhance our global competitiveness abroad and job creation at home, supports a strong and dynamic military, and makes the necessary investments in infrastructure, education, and basic scientific research that will support our country and our children into the future."
Sep 30, 2015 Press Release
Scott Peters helped pass four more pieces of legislation that will help veterans get jobs and provide them with the benefits and recognition they have earned by serving our country. One of the bills includes $206 million for construction of a spinal cord injury research and treatment building for the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Diego.
Sep 25, 2015 Press Release
“If a Member of Congress or their staff accepts a free trip, they should have a good reason for it, and they should let the public know who paid and why,” Peters said.
Sep 25, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) proposed an amendment that would allow federal agencies to use the social cost of carbon in their analyses. The social, or real, cost of carbon is the calculation of the economic, environmental, and social costs of carbon dioxide emissions.
Sep 24, 2015 Press Release
“Pope Francis has dedicated his entire life to service and the betterment of people and communities around the world. He gave a profound reminder to us in Congress that we have been entrusted with enormous responsibility to serve those who need our help. And it was especially meaningful and encouraging to hear the Pope say ‘God Bless America.’”
Sep 18, 2015 Press Release
“Roads are crumbling, bridges are falling down, and the United States is again faced with a government shutdown; instead of tackling these critical problems, Republicans in Congress would rather waste our time resurrecting a battle that was settled by the Supreme Court forty years ago."
Sep 17, 2015 Press Release
“We must develop creative solutions to climate change so we can leave the planet for our children better than we received it. I look forward to working with any Member of Congress wanting to take action on climate change, and hope that more Republicans will join Congressman Gibson in this effort.”