Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Press Releases

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed nine funding bills for Fiscal Year 2022 that advance and invest in major San Diego priorities Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) fought to include.

Jul 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, members of the House Energy and Commerce’s Energy Subcommittee heard from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Richard Glick and other FERC commissioners about the changing energy landscape in America.  Rep.

Jul 22, 2021 Press Release
The Special Immigrant Visa Program provides refuge for allies from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the Allies Act of 2021 to support translators, interpreters, and other enablers who served with U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
Legislation would prioritize veterans’ mental health by building peer-to-peer relationships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Scott Peters (CA-52), Colin Allred (TX-32) and Tracey Mann (KS-01), as well as U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Roy Blunt (R-MO), introduced the Veteran Peer Specialist Act.

Jul 19, 2021 Press Release
Bill proposes language for new polluter import fee in Senate budget resolution framework

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) and U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) unveiled new, bicameral legislation to establish a border carbon adjustment (BCA) on polluting imports. Imposing a BCA will protect U.S. jobs, reduce global emissions, and provide enhanced support to communities that suffer the worst effects of climate change.

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release
Marks one of the most important actions the US has taken to combat the climate crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, President Joe Biden signed into law a bipartisan resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act to reduce dangerous methane pollution. The resolution introduced by Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), Rep.

Jun 25, 2021 Press Release
Resolution will restore robust methane standards to combat climate crisis, enhance U.S. economic competitiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed a Resolution of Disapproval under the Congressional Review Act that provides significant wins for climate and U.S. industry. The resolution, introduced by Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Rep.

Jun 10, 2021 Press Release
Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure approves $31.4 million for priority projects championed by Peters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Early this morning, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed the INVEST in America Act, a surface transportation bill that authorizes funding for transit projects across the country. The bill includes funding for three local transit projects Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) personally requested:

May 19, 2021 Press Release
Supports the international call for an immediate cease fire to end bloodshed

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the ongoing violence between Israel and Palestine:

“I am extremely saddened by the number of lives lost in the region over the past several days.”