Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Jul 3, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Peters is an original cosponsor of H.R. 15 and has signed a ‘Demand a Vote’ petition that, if signed by the majority of the House, would force a vote on the bill. He has been a vocal advocate for immigration reform since arriving in Congress last year.
Jun 30, 2014 Press Release
As a husband, father, and longtime advocate for women’s rights, I am extremely disappointed by today’s Supreme Court ruling. It seems pretty clear to me that women and their doctors, not bosses, should be in charge of personal health care decisions. The fight for birth control is about much more than family planning – it’s about the right of women to access affordable, safe preventative care wherever they live or work. It is astonishing to me that in 2014 we are still having this debate.
Jun 25, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after helping the House pass S. 1681 last evening, legislation which authorizes funding for the country’s intelligence agencies.
Jun 20, 2014 Press Release
“This is a bipartisan bill that protects San Diego’s military assets and provides the funding necessary for our military to complete its missions around the world. The funds support jobs across the San Diego region, honor our commitment to our servicemembers and their families, and help maintain our national security.”
Jun 19, 2014 Press Release
Today, Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) led San Diego’s congressional delegation in submitting a statement for the Congressional record honoring the life and legacy of the late Tony Gwynn, a Major League Hall of Fame baseball player with the San Diego Padres who passed away on Monday.
Jun 17, 2014 Press Release
"I call on Congressional leaders to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a bipartisan proposal, which would extend workplace protections to all employers, not just those doing business with the federal government"
Jun 10, 2014 Press Release
Bills increase accountability and allow some Vets to use private hospital facilities
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after helping advance two bills out of the House of Representatives: H.R. 2072, the ‘Demanding Accountability for Veterans Act,’ to bring stronger accountability measures into place at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and H.R. 4810, the ‘Veterans Access to Care Act,’ aimed at reducing patient wait times for America’s veterans.
Jun 9, 2014 Press Release
“In order for the United States to be competitive in the coming decades, we have to ensure that high-quality higher education is an attainable and affordable option for every student in America. We must make this investment in our economic future and our communities. Affordable higher education for lower and middle class families has been central to the American story, including my own."
Jun 5, 2014 Press Release

SAN DIEGO, CA – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) hosted an ‘Export Sales Seminar for San Diego Companies’ event at the San Diego ‘B’ St. Terminal. The event, conducted in conjunction with the Port of San Diego, the San Diego & Imperial District Export Council, and the U.S.

Jun 5, 2014 Press Release
Short Film Documents the National Security Threat of Fossil Fuel Dependence, Highlights the Military’s Leadership on Solutions Screening followed by Defense Energy Expert Panel Discussion
The 40-minute documentary was followed by a panel discussion featuring representatives from the military, the San Diego clean energy industry, and Rep. Scott Peters. The panel discussed the energy security challenges our military faces, the innovative projects being conducted on San Diego-area military installations to confront those challenges, and the leadership of Rep. Scott Peters to bring even more opportunities to the San Diego clean energy community.