Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Dec 18, 2014 Press Release
President Obama signed Congressman Scott Peters’ (CA-52) legislation to rename the Federal Courthouse and Judicial Center in Downtown San Diego into law. H.R. 1378 designates the Courthouse at 333 W. Broadway as the “James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep United States Courthouse” and the surrounding center as the “John Rhoades Federal Judicial Center.”
Dec 11, 2014 Press Release
This evening, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in favor of bipartisan legislation that prevents a federal government shutdown and funds San Diego’s border infrastructure, gives our troops a pay raise, brings in personnel to cut down on the backlog of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), provides money to fight wildfires, and supports NIH and algae research being done in our region.
Dec 9, 2014 Press Release
“This bill does not make it rain, and it does not help our state develop a long-term strategy for dealing with drought. This drought will only be mitigated by conservation efforts and a plan to diversify our state’s water supply by recycling wastewater, building up our storage capacity, and investing in desalination facilities."
Dec 9, 2014 Press Release
Today, bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) unanimously passed the House of Representatives. H.R. 1378 would designate the Federal Courthouse at 333 West Broadway in Downtown San Diego as the “James M. Carter and Judith N. Keep United States Courthouse.” The bill would also designate the complex of 221 West Broadway, 333 West Broadway, 880 Front Street, 325 West F Street, 808 Union Street, and the adjoining plaza as the “John Rhoades Federal Judicial Center.”
Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
“Passing this bill will benefit San Diego’s economy and serve our national security interests,” Rep. Peters said. “This will improve our military’s readiness efforts and protect our promises to servicemembers and their families. I am glad that the House and Senate Armed Services Committees came together for a constructive discussion to form this agreement, ensuring that we pass our 53rd straight military budget.”
Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
The Veterans Choice Program will allow qualifying veterans to see providers outside the VA healthcare system to ensure they receive high-quality, timely health care. “As the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to implement the much needed reforms that Congress passed, this program will allow veterans to more efficiently receive the care they deserve,” said Rep. Peters. “Now we must get the information out there, so that our veterans are aware that these programs are available.”
Dec 2, 2014 Press Release
Today, the Housing Assistance Efficiency Act, introduced last summer by U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), passed the House of Representatives unopposed. It comes as the City of San Diego seeks to find a permanent home for its temporary homeless shelter, and as the colder winter season places homeless populations across the country in an increasingly vulnerable position.
Nov 20, 2014 Press Release
This evening, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement of executive actions on our immigration system:
Nov 19, 2014 Press Release
“This project has been a long time coming, and I am proud to have been involved in past years on the City Council to push it toward completion. I want to congratulate Council President Gloria and Mayor Faulconer for their work to move this toward the finish line.”
Nov 18, 2014 Press Release
“At the heart of America is the idea that you can start your own business and build it to success,” Rep. Scott Peters said. “Congress must send the message that we are focused on fostering economic growth and National Entrepreneurs’ Day should be just the beginning."