Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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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.
Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) called attention to twelve locations in the 52nd Congressional District where residents who qualify can receive free tax filing assistance. The resources offered through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program are available to all Americans with less than $52,000 in annual income.

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release
Speech Highlights SD Asst. Fire Chief’s Testimony Before House Committee
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize Brian Fennessy, Assistant Fire Chief for Emergency Operations at the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Chief Fennessy testified at the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s “Rebuilding After the Storm: Lessening Impacts and Speeding Recovery” hearing to provide expertise on preparedness and community resiliency efforts.
Jan 27, 2015 Press Release
Over the past two days, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) has helped pass several bipartisan bills aimed at undercutting the practice of human trafficking both here in the United States and internationally. This comes on the heels of local law enforcement agencies announcing a joint task force to attack San Diego’s growing human trafficking problem.
Jan 22, 2015 Press Release
All women, regardless of income level, deserve equal access to all health care options; this bill limits those choices for many women and families. All women should be able to choose what's best for her health and the well-being of her family.
Jan 20, 2015 Press Release
“I was encouraged to hear President Obama engaging on issues of importance to San Diego and the country, and calling for bipartisanship on economic growth. Despite the recent good economic news, there are still too many families who are working harder than ever yet are still unable to get ahead. Fair wages and tax breaks for working families are a good first step, but the real answer lies in providing greater opportunities for prosperity for all." For the speech, Congressman Peters joined with his colleague from Arizona Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema to bring Dr. Howard and Jean Somers to raise awareness on the tragic problem of veteran suicide.
Jan 16, 2015 Press Release
Today, on the heels of his vote for the “Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act ,” U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that he is joining with Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) to bring Howard and Jean Somers to next week’s State of the Union address to raise awareness on the tragic problem of veteran suicide.
Jan 14, 2015 Press Release
“Instead of proceeding with a straightforward, bipartisan bill that ensures our border is secured and our immigration laws are enforced, Republicans added strictly partisan amendments that amount to blanket deportations that will force families back into the shadows. We should pass a DHS funding bill that is free from these ideological riders and then work toward bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform similar to what passed the Senate in 2013 with 68 votes."