Jul 11, 2014 Press Release
"This bill contains many provisions that are good for San Diego and our innovation economy, including $30 million in algae research, the first time that has been included in the House. A recent SANDAG study found that algae biotechnology research and manufacturing generates approximately 1,020 jobs and $175 million in economic impact for the San Diego region."
Jul 10, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) temporarily joined the House Veterans Affairs Committee to hear the testimony of Dr. Howard and Jean Somers, Coronado residents, at its hearing “Service Should Not Lead to Suicide: Access to VA’s Mental Health Care.”
Jul 8, 2014 Press Release
This evening, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding President Obama’s emergency appropriations request
Jul 3, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Peters is an original cosponsor of H.R. 15 and has signed a ‘Demand a Vote’ petition that, if signed by the majority of the House, would force a vote on the bill. He has been a vocal advocate for immigration reform since arriving in Congress last year.
Jun 30, 2014 Press Release
As a husband, father, and longtime advocate for women’s rights, I am extremely disappointed by today’s Supreme Court ruling. It seems pretty clear to me that women and their doctors, not bosses, should be in charge of personal health care decisions. The fight for birth control is about much more than family planning – it’s about the right of women to access affordable, safe preventative care wherever they live or work. It is astonishing to me that in 2014 we are still having this debate.
Jun 25, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after helping the House pass S. 1681 last evening, legislation which authorizes funding for the country’s intelligence agencies.
Jun 20, 2014 Press Release
“This is a bipartisan bill that protects San Diego’s military assets and provides the funding necessary for our military to complete its missions around the world. The funds support jobs across the San Diego region, honor our commitment to our servicemembers and their families, and help maintain our national security.”
Jun 19, 2014 Press Release
Today, Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) led San Diego’s congressional delegation in submitting a statement for the Congressional record honoring the life and legacy of the late Tony Gwynn, a Major League Hall of Fame baseball player with the San Diego Padres who passed away on Monday.
Jun 17, 2014 Press Release
"I call on Congressional leaders to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a bipartisan proposal, which would extend workplace protections to all employers, not just those doing business with the federal government"
Jun 10, 2014 Press Release
Bills increase accountability and allow some Vets to use private hospital facilities
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after helping advance two bills out of the House of Representatives: H.R. 2072, the ‘Demanding Accountability for Veterans Act,’ to bring stronger accountability measures into place at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and H.R. 4810, the ‘Veterans Access to Care Act,’ aimed at reducing patient wait times for America’s veterans.