Jun 4, 2015 Press Release
Scott Peters re-introduced two pieces of legislation to help veterans struggling with Post-Traumatic Stress and other forms of mental illness after they’ve served our nation. The first would continue the effort to break down barriers to discussing mental health issues by designating the first week of May each year as “National Health No Stigma Week.” The second is bipartisan and would make it easier for California-licensed marriage and family therapists to work in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers.
Jun 1, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke on the House floor supporting his amendment to H.R. 1335 to give communities input and increase the ability of local agencies to hold polluters more accountable after an oil or hazardous materials spill.
May 29, 2015 Press Release
While it is pool season year round here in San Diego, as schools let out for the summer it is important to raise awareness and provide parents and families with information about preventing tragedies at our beaches and pools
May 22, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced a plan to make it easier for San Diego veterans to participate by facilitating the interviews directly through his San Diego District Office in University City. Veterans who want to participate should contact Rep. Peters San Diego District Office at 858-455-5550 or sign up on his website.
May 19, 2015 Press Release
"It is long past time for Republicans and Democrats to come together behind a real and enduring plan to fix our nation’s crumbling roads and bridges and to modernize our shipping ports so we can increase growth, overcome wage stagnation, and create jobs,” said Rep. Peters.
May 15, 2015 Press Release
Our country needs a strong, smart, forward-looking military force that provides our warfighters with the tools necessary to quickly and decisively confront the dynamic new threats facing our nation at home and our countrymen abroad,” Rep. Peters said. Congressman Peters had seven amendments included in this year’s NDAA.
May 12, 2015 Press Release
Recently, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) reintroduced legislation to help communities better prepare for disasters. “Building up community resiliency will save lives and save money; we know that for every dollar invested in preparedness and resiliency, we save four dollars in restoration. Not to mention the lives that could be saved, something we cannot put a dollar value on,” Rep. Peters said.
May 12, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters hosted a reception, attended by more than 100, for the participants of the 52nd District’s Congressional Art Competition and their families. At the event, held at The Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla, Rep. Peters announced Carolyn Chu had been selected by the judging panel as the winner and Rachel Liu had won the fan favorite competition.
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.