Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Mar 19, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the 52nd District. The competition, which began in 1982 and has seen more than 650,000 participants, is held annually across the country. Over the last two years participation in our district’s annual competition has more than doubled, growing from 13 submissions in 2013 to 37 submissions in 2014.
Mar 16, 2015 Press Release
Representatives Scott Peters (CA-52) and Joaquin Castro (TX-20) led 71 other colleagues in a letter to President Obama urging him to take concrete actions to help clear the green card backlog, improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants, and provide a critical shot in the arm for innovation and job creation.
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Feb 27, 2015 Press Release
“Funding the Department of Homeland Security should be a simple bipartisan effort, but Republican leaders in Congress have continued to play political games when protecting our country should be paramount,” Rep. Peters said.
Feb 26, 2015 Press Release
San Diegans are rightfully frustrated with a Congress that is a gridlocked, and an inflexible federal bureaucracy; government has to rebuild the trust it has lost with the American people through aggressive reforms and innovative problem solving
Feb 12, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) participated in a ceremony at the White House where the “Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act” was signed into law by President Obama. Peters was among several lawmakers invited to the White House East Room for the bill signing because of his strong advocacy for America’s veterans, and his particular focus on ending the upward trend in veteran suicides.
Feb 5, 2015 Press Release
Today, on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) fought to stop predatory lenders from preying on our country’s active-duty servicemembers.
Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) called attention to twelve locations in the 52nd Congressional District where residents who qualify can receive free tax filing assistance. The resources offered through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program are available to all Americans with less than $52,000 in annual income.

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release
Speech Highlights SD Asst. Fire Chief’s Testimony Before House Committee
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize Brian Fennessy, Assistant Fire Chief for Emergency Operations at the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Chief Fennessy testified at the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s “Rebuilding After the Storm: Lessening Impacts and Speeding Recovery” hearing to provide expertise on preparedness and community resiliency efforts.
Jan 27, 2015 Press Release
Over the past two days, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) has helped pass several bipartisan bills aimed at undercutting the practice of human trafficking both here in the United States and internationally. This comes on the heels of local law enforcement agencies announcing a joint task force to attack San Diego’s growing human trafficking problem.
Jan 22, 2015 Press Release
All women, regardless of income level, deserve equal access to all health care options; this bill limits those choices for many women and families. All women should be able to choose what's best for her health and the well-being of her family.

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