Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Press Releases

May 23, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on his vote for H.R. 1911, the ‘Smarter Solutions for Students Act,’ which moves to tie annual student interest rates to 10-year US Treasury notes.
May 22, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement regarding his vote against H.R. 3 “The Northern Route Approval Act,” which would override permitting requirements for the Keystone XL Pipeline.
May 22, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Scott Peters (D-CA), Morgan Griffith (R-VA), & Michael McCaul (R-TX) introduced H.R. 2090, the bipartisan ‘Patient Choice Act of 2013,’ which allows the terminally ill to purchase drugs that have received preliminary approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), thereby increasing patient access to cutting-edge therapies.
May 21, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday, Representative Scott Peters (CA-52), along with his colleague Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA), introduced the Veteran Employment Transition (VETS) Act, which would include allowing employers to claim a new, streamlined $2,400 credit when they hire a recently discharged veteran.
May 17, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on American Craft Beer Week, which is being celebrated nationwide May 12-19.
May 17, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- This week, Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA 25) and Congressman Scott Peters (D- CA 52) introduced H.R. 1997, the Communities Achieving Sustainability Act (CASA).
May 16, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on his vote against H.R. 45, which would attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This is the 37th time that the House of Representatives has voted on repealing the ACA since it became law in 2010.
May 14, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) spoke out today on the floor of the House of Representatives about the need for Congress to take immediate action to freeze reduced subsidized Stafford Loan rates for another two years. If Congress does not pass legislation to freeze the rates they will double on July 1st.
May 14, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the ongoing investigation into misconduct by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which allegedly targeted conservative 501(c)(4) organizations inappropriately.
May 9, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the Super Pollutant Emissions Reduction Act (SUPER Act) of 2013, legislation aimed at combating some of the most significant drivers of global climate change.

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