Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Sep 30, 2015 Press Release
Scott Peters helped pass four more pieces of legislation that will help veterans get jobs and provide them with the benefits and recognition they have earned by serving our country. One of the bills includes $206 million for construction of a spinal cord injury research and treatment building for the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Diego.
Sep 25, 2015 Press Release
“If a Member of Congress or their staff accepts a free trip, they should have a good reason for it, and they should let the public know who paid and why,” Peters said.
Sep 25, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) proposed an amendment that would allow federal agencies to use the social cost of carbon in their analyses. The social, or real, cost of carbon is the calculation of the economic, environmental, and social costs of carbon dioxide emissions.
Sep 24, 2015 Press Release
“Pope Francis has dedicated his entire life to service and the betterment of people and communities around the world. He gave a profound reminder to us in Congress that we have been entrusted with enormous responsibility to serve those who need our help. And it was especially meaningful and encouraging to hear the Pope say ‘God Bless America.’”
Sep 18, 2015 Press Release
“Roads are crumbling, bridges are falling down, and the United States is again faced with a government shutdown; instead of tackling these critical problems, Republicans in Congress would rather waste our time resurrecting a battle that was settled by the Supreme Court forty years ago."
Sep 17, 2015 Press Release
“We must develop creative solutions to climate change so we can leave the planet for our children better than we received it. I look forward to working with any Member of Congress wanting to take action on climate change, and hope that more Republicans will join Congressman Gibson in this effort.”
Sep 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement marking the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated nationally from September 15th until October 15th:

Sep 11, 2015 Press Release
Make no mistake, without this agreement, Iran will build a bomb and we may be forced to again send our sons and daughters to fight another devastating war in the Middle East. With this agreement, we maintain the option of a military strike, but it is not our first, or only option.
Sep 9, 2015 Press Release
“Today’s hearing was a political sideshow meant to undercut women’s healthcare. The idea that we would shut down the government over funding for Planned Parenthood’s healthcare services – as some extreme Members of Congress have suggested – is reckless and irresponsible. It is ironic that any effort to defund Planned Parenthood and the contraceptive services they provide would result in reduced access to family planning, an increase in unwanted pregnancies, and more abortions in our country.”
Sep 1, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer gathered local educational and scientific leaders to unveil a groundbreaking public biotech lab in the La Jolla-Riford Library. Believed to be the first such open facility in the world, the Basic safety Level 1 lab is the product of a partnership between the San Diego Wet Lab and the La Jolla-Riford Library that offers classes, workshops, and speakers series to educate students and the community on biology and biotechnology.