Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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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


Nov 13, 2015 Press Release
Peters is the first legislator to win two consecutive years

San Diego – Last evening, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was honored by Biocom as the “Elected Official of the Year.” The award recognizes Congressman Peters’ advocacy for federal scientific research and commitment in Congress to promoting San Diego’s world-renowned biotechnology industry.

Nov 11, 2015 Press Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day. Rep. Peters is participating in the Mt. Soledad Veterans Day ceremony later this afternoon.

Nov 10, 2015 Press Release

SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) and Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) announced two pieces of legislation designed to spur student incubators and entrepreneurship.

Nov 9, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Scott Peters sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter continuing to advocate against the potential moving of prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility to the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS) Brig.
Nov 9, 2015 Press Release
Competition Continues Peters’ Advocacy for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education Programs
Established by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013, the Congressional App Challenge is a nationwide event that allows high school students from across the country to compete by creating and exhibiting their app for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice.
Nov 5, 2015 Press Release
Bill Increases Funding for Highways, Bridges, and Ports; Provides Six Years of Planning Certainty
Scott Peters helped pass the first comprehensive federal transportation planning bill since 2009. The bill makes investments in infrastructure including highways, transit programs, and roadway safety and makes significant streamlining reforms to the current environmental review system that is often duplicative and overly burdensome.
Nov 3, 2015 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was honored by the Healthcare Leadership Council as a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation.” The award recognizes Congressman Peters’ support of patient-centered medical progress and work to protect Medicare choices for seniors. 

Nov 2, 2015 Press Release
The legislation reduces inefficiencies at the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Network of Fusion Centers, which serve as information coordination points for local, state, and federal governments in preventing, protecting against and responding to terrorism. There are five Fusion Centers in California including the San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center.