Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Mar 13, 2014 Press Release
The competition is open to all high school students in the district. All entries must be an original in concept, design, and execution. The artwork may be: paintings, drawings, collage, prints, mixed media, computer generated art, and photography. The deadline for artwork submission is Friday, April 25th, by 4:00 PM. Works must be delivered to Congressman Peters’ San Diego District Office at 4350 Executive Drive, Suite 105, San Diego, CA, 92121. High schools in the 52nd District were notified of the competition via a letter from Congressman Peters last month.
Mar 12, 2014 Press Release
Today’s legislation is an idiotic and overtly partisan gimmick. No wonder so many Americans are disillusioned with Congress and our legislative process. With so much important work to do be done – immigration, tax reform, national defense, and economic growth -- Speaker Boehner lets the Tea Party push this nonsense to the floor?
Mar 11, 2014 Press Release
Bill would accelerate hiring of veterans nationwide
“Today’s bipartisan bill is another way to speed up the hiring of veterans in San Diego and across the country,” Rep. Peters said. “In addition to launching the recent Military Transition Support Project and helping hundreds of local veterans attain their rightful benefits, I am proud to support and vote for legislation like this that will get these talented men and women to work.”
Mar 5, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting for H.R. 4118 to delay the tax penalty on individuals who do not buy health insurance as required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Mar 4, 2014 Press Release
Today, Pastor Harvey Peters, father of Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), provided the prayer to open the legislative day for the House of Representatives. Rev. Peters is a retired minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and had a distinguished career of nearly forty years. In the Civil Rights Era, he helped lead the movement to desegregate housing in the Detroit suburbs.
Feb 25, 2014 Press Release
“As we work to fight global emissions, super pollutants like HCFCs are the low-hanging fruit that should be at the forefront of our efforts,” said Peters. “The United States should be a leader in reducing the use of HCFCs through an aggressive plan that will lead to meaningful reductions.”
Feb 18, 2014 Press Release
Culminates year of planning and coordination with local stakeholders
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined with local military leaders, veterans advocates, and private-sector stakeholders to launch the Military Transition Support Project (MTSP), a collaborative community effort to help the transition of recently discharged veterans into civilian life and employment.
Feb 12, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement congratulating Kevin Faulconer on becoming San Diego’s next mayor.
Feb 11, 2014 Press Release
"Our nation’s veterans deserve the benefits that they earned and today’s legislation honors that commitment.”
Feb 11, 2014 Press Release
“Today Congress acted to pay America’s bills that are due and to avoid default and potentially devastating effects to our national economy,” Rep. Peters said. “Now it’s time for Congress to have a serious conversation about reducing our long-term debt.”