Nov 13, 2013 Press Release
“Shipworkers and veterans should not face a delay in getting the help they are entitled to. This legislation would have unduly hurt those suffering from mesothelioma, and other asbestos related illnesses, 30% of whom are veterans. Further, I supported a measure that would have added anti-fraud protections while maintaining ease of access for those with legitimate claims.”
Nov 11, 2013 Press Release
"Today we honor the sacrifice of the men and women who have served this country protecting and preserving our rights and freedoms"
Nov 7, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) continued his commitment to honoring and supporting veterans in San Diego during several events as part of the lead into Veterans’ Day weekend.
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) hosted a press conference at EvoNexus, an incubator for startup companies located in Downtown San Diego, where he joined with representatives from the City of San Diego, the County of San Diego, and Jerry Sanders from the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce who thanked the congressman for his efforts to honor the late Duane Roth and highlight innovation. Also among those present in announcing the creation of a National Entrepreneurs’ Day were Nathan Fletcher from Qualcomm, and Ted Roth, Duane’s brother. The conference honored the late Duane Roth’s contributions to San Diego’s burgeoning innovation economy.
Nov 4, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement in support of President Obama’s executive order that in part establishes a task force to address community storm resiliency strategy. Task Force members are representatives from state and local governments, and tribal leaders, and include California Governor Jerry Brown.
Oct 30, 2013 Press Release
“All of my staff will participate in the exchanges, without exception. Despite reports that individual offices may determine the health care options for their staffs, I believe that my staff should enter the exchanges as was the initial intent of the law. This is consistent with my strong belief that Members of Congress and our staff should abide by the same rules as all Americans.”
Oct 29, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement remembering the ten-year anniversary of the Cedar Fire that devastated several communities in San Diego, including Scripps Ranch, Tierrasanta, and other areas now in the 52nd District. During the fire, Congressman Peters was a San Diego City Councilmember for District 1.
Oct 28, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded more than $22 million in competitive grants to San Diego International Airport. The grants are to be used for reducing aircraft emissions, improving ramp drainage, and continuing area residential noise mitigation projects.
Oct 23, 2013 Press Release
Today, an amendment proposed by Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) to the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), H.R. 3080, passed the House along with the final bill.
Oct 23, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) hosted Ambassador Michael Froman, the United States Trade Representative, at a meeting with Democratic freshmen members along with his fellow California freshman Rep. Ami Bera (CA-07).