Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California


Mar 2, 2018 Op-Eds

San Diegans celebrate our partnership in the national defense. We’re a home port for Navy vessels and a center of Marine Corps recruiting and training. We’re an officially designated Coast Guard City. We’re home to shipyards for construction and repair, companies that specialize in unmanned vehicle technology, and a center of cybersecurity excellence.

Nov 9, 2017 Op-Eds

When I was first elected to Congress in 2013, I met with retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronne Froman, who had formerly commanded Navy Region Southwest in the congressional district I represent. I told her I planned to form a veterans’ advisory committee and asked her to lead it. In her no-nonsense Navy fashion, she promptly turned to me and said, “Scott, that’s a terrible idea.”

Sep 15, 2017 Op-Eds

America is founded on the promise that if you work hard and play by the rules then you will have a fair shot at making a better life.

Jul 7, 2017 Op-Eds

It’s hard to find anyone other than Republican members of 

May 25, 2017 Op-Eds

In February, in his joint address to Congress, President Trump promised to work with both parties to promote clean air and clean water. The president’s actions, however, do not reflect the words he delivered to us that day. Among his first actions: appointing an Environmental Protection Agency administrator who made his name trying to block that very agency from keeping our water clean.

Nov 18, 2016 Op-Eds

Fall is an exciting time for students and families across the country. It is a time to celebrate a new academic year, dream about the future, and embark on the next chapter of their education. Unfortunately, for far too many students, the start of the school year also means adding to the already massive burden of student loan debt.

Sep 30, 2016 Op-Eds

By Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.)

President Obama and many members of Congress support an “all of the above” national energy supply strategy that relies on power from oil, gas, nuclear and renewables.

Mar 8, 2016 Op-Eds

By Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) 

Mar 4, 2016 Op-Eds

By Scott Peters

San Diego’s Downtown has grown into a thriving center for arts, business, tourism and urban living. Ask any resident or business owner what challenges remain, and most will cite homelessness.