Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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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.
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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.
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.

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