Episode 09 | Part One: Representative Scott Peters, California's 52nd Congressional District

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Joining Steve this week is Congressman Scott Peters, who serves California’s 52nd Congressional district, which includes the cities of Coronado, Poway, and most of northern San Diego. In part one, Rep. Peters shares why he’s considered the 4th most independent Democrat in Congress, his experience at the Vatican Climate Conference, and what his Republican colleagues really think about climate change.

About Scott Peters:
Congressman Scott Peters serves California’s 52nd Congressional District, which includes the cities of Coronado, Poway, and northern San Diego. First elected in 2012, Rep. Peters currently serves on the House Budget Committee, as well as the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the Energy Subcommittee, the Environment & Climate Change Subcommittee, and the Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee. After a 15-year career as an environmental lawyer, Rep. Peters was elected to the San Diego City Council, where he later became the City’s first City Council President. He earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and worked as an economist for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) before attending New York University School of Law.