Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Jan 14, 2014 Press Release
Tireless advocacy led to money being allocated in Federal Government funding bill


Jan 9, 2014 Press Release
In floor speech, Peters fights for environmental-protection program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was selected by party leadership to deliver the alternative to H.R. 2279 because of his background and experience as an environmental lawyer. H.R. 2279 undermines environmental protections and delays the cleanup of hazardous waste sites in the Superfund program.

Jan 8, 2014 Press Release
Winning Rep. will receive varietals from losing district
Today, Congressmen Scott Peters (CA-52) and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) highlighted craft breweries, an industry key to local job growth in both of their districts, while making a friendly wager over this weekend’s NFL Playoff game between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos. Both Peters and Perlmutter are members of the House of Representative’s Small Brewers Caucus, which raises awareness on issues important to small breweries nationwide.
Dec 20, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) joined with local hunger and food-security advocates to highlight the effects of cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The press conference, in coordination with the Third Avenue Charitable Organization (TACO) and the First Lutheran Church, was held before volunteers participated in the twice-weekly community food service.
Dec 20, 2013 Press Release
“Last week’s budget was not perfect, legislation rarely is, but it was a good step in the right direction because it reduces the chance of a government shutdown, relaxes the sequester cuts for the next two years, and provides the stability and predictability that our military and federal agencies desperately need. I have a proven record of working to fix imperfect legislation, and this budget agreement is no exception."
Dec 17, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) was joined by Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging that the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry Renovation and Expansion Project be funded at the President’s FY 2014 Budget level. This money would allow Phase II and Phase III of the project to begin moving forward.
Dec 13, 2013 Press Release
Late yesterday, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced H.R. 3757, legislation which would make the tax credit for research and development (R&D) permanent. The R&D tax credit is set to expire on December 31st, barring Congressional action.
Dec 12, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement supporting H.Res. 441, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill authorizes funding levels for the Department of Defense for 2014.
Dec 12, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.J.Res. 59, the bipartisan budget agreement that outlines federal government expenditures for the 2014 and 2015 fiscal years
Dec 10, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting for H.R. 3521, which extends the ability of the Veterans Administration (VA) to lease medical facility spaces, including two outpatient clinics in San Diego.