Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Press Releases

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).
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Oct 23, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA) and Congressman Matt Salmon (R-AZ) launched the Congressional Algae Caucus, an effort to provide a forum for Members of Congress and their staffs to learn about and interact with the nascent algae industry.
Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
“The bipartisan, reasonable solution that I voted for tonight is what Americans expect Congress to produce on a much more regular basis,” Congressman Peters said. “There was never any reason to use a government shutdown or the threat of default as leverage for policy."
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Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
Today, 16 Members of the bipartisan, freshman United Solutions Caucus released the following statement in support of the Reid/McConnell plan to end the government shutdown and avoid default. Since the shutdown began, the United Solutions Caucus has met almost every day to engage in bipartisan discussions on possible solutions to the crisis.
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Oct 12, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined with nearly 200 of his Democratic colleagues to sign a petition calling on Speaker Boehner to bring a ‘clean’ continuing resolution, which would fund the whole government and end the shutdown, to the floor for a vote. The Senate has passed a clean continuing resolution and the President has signaled that he would sign it.
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Oct 9, 2013 Press Release
Today Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-06), Congressman Patrick Murphy (FL-18), Congressman Kevin Cramer (ND-00), and Congressman David Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement.
Oct 6, 2013 Press Release
Late yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), joined by 199 of his Democratic colleagues, sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner demanding a vote on ‘clean’ continuing resolution that would fund the whole government and end the shutdown. The Senate has passed a clean continuing resolution and the President has signaled that he would sign it.
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Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that for the duration of the ongoing government shutdown he would donate his pay to charity. While it is constitutionally required that Members of Congress be paid, the Congressman plans to donate his daily pay during this shutdown.
Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the federal government shutdown at midnight last night.
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