Apr 30, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski’s (IN-02) bipartisan amendment requesting the Department of Defense support non-profit programs that provide support for children of service members suffering from mental disorders was included in the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act.
“Preventing terrorists from harming Americans is the most important job for Congress, and I’m proud to work with Congressman Vargas to reintroduce this important bill. As we’ve seen this week, the threat to our homeland is real and we must take action to stop these folks from returning here,” Rep. Peters said.
Apr 22, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against efforts to undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and continued his support for programs that protect Americans from fraud and predatory practices. The CFPB was established in the wake of the 2008 financial collapse to help safeguard the American people from future financial sector malfeasance.
Apr 14, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement to mark ‘Equal Pay Day,’ the date when women’s wages catch up to what men were paid in the previous year. Nationwide, according to the American Association of University Women, women earn only 78 cents to each dollar earned by their male counterparts, and in the 52nd District women earn just 80 cents for every dollar earned by men.
Apr 13, 2015 Press Release
Recently, members of Congressman Scott Peters' San Diego office were recognized for their contributions to the community and dedication to public service. “Our office is full of smart, energetic, caring people who are committed to making their communities better and pursuing causes they are passionate about,” Rep. Peters said. “I am proud of Howard, Avril, and Sarah and take a great pride in all of my staff who are working to serve and improve our community and country."
Mar 31, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez toured the Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program at People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) in Downtown San Diego. Rep. Peters and Secretary Perez met with homeless veterans and service providers to hear their perspectives on how to help homeless veterans off the streets, into stable housing, and back into the job market.
Mar 27, 2015 Press Release
At a time when we’re relying on an all-volunteer force, asking for longer deployments, and in serious need of individuals with specialized skills, we should not be turning away qualified individuals; that’s why I support fully open service in the military.
Mar 27, 2015 Press Release
Affordable higher education for every American willing to work for it is central to ensuring future generations can achieve the American Dream and our nation’s competitiveness. I would not have been able to attend college without student loans and work study programs. We should be making it easier and more affordable for students to go to college, not keeping it financially out of reach for more and more families.
Mar 25, 2015 Press Release
Remains Focused on Job Growth and Economic Opportunity for All
All Americans should have the opportunity to earn a living, own a home, put away something for retirement, and pursue their dreams. We need a middle-class prosperity budget that keeps America’s engine revving, creates high-paying jobs, and improves the skills of all Americans who seek them.
Mar 19, 2015 Press Release
Senior Whips meet once a week, when Congress is in session, with Whip Hoyer for strategic discussions on the key issues facing our nation. Senior Whips are responsible for working with fellow Members to develop strategy and consensus about upcoming legislation that will be considered in the House.