President Obama invited U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) to meet with him and a handful of other members of Congress who have taken a strong stand in the fight to reduce gun violence by encouraging more responsible gun ownership. After the meeting, Peters released the following statement:
SAN DIEGO – Today at his San Diego office, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) awarded La Jolla resident and former Private First Class Donald Breitenberg a long overdue Bronze Star for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Increases: School Funds for Military Children, Investments in SD Science, biotech & clean energy sectors
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a federal spending plan that boosts investment in areas critical to the San Diego priorities Peters has fought for since being elected to Congress. It increases investment in science, provides tax credits and incentives for private sector investment in clean energy, and responsibly funds wildfire prevention.
Lauds R&D Tax Credit and Delay of Medical Device Tax, Both Critical to San Diego Job Creation
– Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in favor of a large tax policy package that reduces the tax burden of tens of millions of Americans.
Peters: San Diego innovation crucial to combatting climate change
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement in support of the agreement reached by 196 nations at the COP 21 Paris Climate Summit:
Doubles Down on Effort to Remind Speaker Ryan of the Human Cost of Inaction to Curb Gun Violence
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the third anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut:
Supports Bill to Crack Down on Unfair Trade Practices
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after he helped pass the bipartisan Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 Conference Report:
Reading names of those killed since Sandy Hook will continue until House acts to curb gun violence
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that he will begin reading the names and ages of mass shooting victims in America since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in a series of one-minute speeches on the House floor. The speeches will continue until Speaker of the House Paul D.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass bipartisan legislation to close gaps in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) that could be exploited by terrorists to gain entry into the United States. Currently, travelers from countries that participate in the VWP can visit the U.S. for 90 days or less without any screening.
Unveils Climate Plan to Advance San Diego, US Climate Leadership
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) emphasized the importance of the UN Climate Talks in Paris and the potential for an international agreement to reduce harmful emissions and curb climate change.