Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

San Diego Issues

It's an honor to represent San Diego in Congress and I'm always working for our community and our people whether I'm at home or in Washington, D.C.


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Jul 15, 2018 In The News

A federal judge says he is having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration was acting in good faith to comply with his orders to reunify families separated at the border.

The Justice Department on Friday filed a plan to reunify more than 2,500 children age five and older by a court-imposed deadline of July 26 using "truncated" procedures to verify parentage and perform background checks.

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

Today, U.S.

Jul 6, 2018 In The News

Donald Trump wants you to know that there’s a massive crisis happening along the southern border of the United States — the border shared with Mexico. He’s right, and it’s a crisis of his own making.

Jun 29, 2018 In The News

Give this to San Diego’s congressional delegation: The members may be divided along partisan lines on big-picture issues, but they’re rather civil about it.

When they get together back here to discuss their views, disagreements and collaborations, it seems San Diego is light-years away from Washington, D.C., not a mere 2,200 or so miles.

They are knowledgeable, humorous, collegial and on occasion show a genuine affection for working with one another.

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which reauthorizes and funds the federal aviation program for the next five years, including NextGen, FAA’s program to modernize aircraft technology nationwide. The bill also contains measures to address airplane noise including studies to better understand the effect of noise on communities, programs to address the specific subsets of noise impacts, and the funding to execute these programs.

Apr 4, 2018 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) offered his prayers for the MCAS Miramar-based servicemembers, who are presumed dead, following the helicopter crash in Imperial County that occurred Tuesday afternoon. 

Rep. Peters released the following statement:

Mar 23, 2018 Press Release

This week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the bipartisan Algae Agriculture Act of 2018, which would support the development of algae innovation by updating U.S. agricultural policy to ensure this new and emerging sector is eligible for the same investment opportunities as other agricultural sectors. All four co-chairs of the Congressional Algae Caucus are original sponsors.

Mar 21, 2018 Op-Eds

The United States entered the 21st century as the world’s undeniable economic leader.

After World War II, the United States led the transition to a peacetime, global economy and the United States prospered as other nations invested in our goods, services and industries. In the decades after, our economic and political strategy hinged on open markets, booming international trade, and avoiding conflict.