Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Press Releases

Apr 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted for two bills related to the arrival of non-citizens to our ports of entry: the NO BAN Act and the Access to Counsel Act of 2021. The No BAN Act provides a check on the President’s authority by requiring that any suspension or restriction of entry of non-citizens into the U.S.

Apr 22, 2021 Press Release
Peters Recaps Climate Policy Wins and Promotes Other 2021 Climate Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on Earth Day, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the Methane Emissions Technology to Help Achieve Net-Zero Emissions (METHANE) Act, a long-term, durable solution to curb dangerous methane emissions and put the United States on competitive footing with the rest of the world.

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, after the jury reached a guilty verdict on the trial of Derek Chauvin, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement:

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release
Bill acknowledges & supports marijuana reform in states across the country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass the SAFE Banking Act of 2021 to prohibit federal banking regulators from penalizing institutions for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business.

Apr 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced an updated version of his bipartisan Build More Housing Near Transit Act to encourage the construction of low and middle-income housing in transit-served, walkable locations. The bill, which reflects language included in last year’s H.R.

Apr 13, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Scott Peters delivered the following remarks at U.S. Energy Stream's Energy Security Forum 2021 in Houston, Texas on April 9, 2021.

Mar 27, 2021 Press Release
Up to 1,400 migrant children will be housed at the San Diego Convention Center in Peters’ district

SAN DIEGO – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) joined local leaders at the San Diego Convention Center to tour the temporary intake site being set up by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) for migrant children. The tour was followed by a press conference, where Rep. Peters delivered the remarks below:

Mar 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), Rep. John Curtis (UT-03), Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Methamphetamine Response Act.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) helped the House pass the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 to provide legal protections for immigrants living in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) status.