May 11, 2015 Press Release
Late last week, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) led a group of first and second-term members of the U.S. House of Representatives in calling for a repeal of the harmful medical device excise tax. The letter, sent to House Speaker John Boehner, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, and Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin, was co-signed by 17 other members.
May 4, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and representatives from Zero8Hundred met with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), Robert McDonald, to discuss the innovative approach San Diego is taking in providing assistance to service members as they transition into civilian life and employment.
May 1, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was the featured speaker at the Washington, D.C. premiere of National Geographic’s "World's Smart Cities: San Diego," a one-hour documentary special focused on uncovering what makes San Diego one of the most innovative, forward-thinking cities across the globe. San Diego is one of only four cities in the world, and the only U.S. city on National Geographic’s list.
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) continued his strong advocacy for San Diego’s defense priorities, and for a military that is adaptable and prepared to fight the dynamic new threats that our country faces.
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.