San Diego, CA – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced its endorsement of Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) to represent California’s Fiftieth Congressional District. The Chamber endorses pro-business candidates for federal office who will vigorously support public policy that will advance economic growth, support jobs, and promote fiscal responsibility.
“Congressman Scott Peters has a strong record of leadership, building consensus, and delivering results for the constituents of Southern California,” said Ashlee Rich Stephenson, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Political Strategist. “Congressman Peters understands the challenges and economic needs facing the workforce and families in California. He is committed to free trade and pro-growth policies, as well as free enterprise solutions that will move our nation forward. The U.S. Chamber is proud to support Rep. Peters in his re-election.”
“In Congress, I fight to give all San Diegans the chance to build better, more prosperous futures for themselves and their families. That can’t happen unless our businesses – large and small –can thrive and grow and provide good jobs,” said Rep. Scott Peters. “I work with both the local and U.S. Chamber of Commerce to learn the challenges our business owners face and to help solve those problems with innovative, pragmatic, and lasting solutions that make sense for everyone. I thank the U.S. Chamber for their endorsement of my work and my campaign and look forward to our continued partnership.”
“Congressman Peters has a strong record supporting small business,” said San Diego Chamber President and CEO Jerry Sanders. “His practical and thoughtful approach to governing coupled with his ability to work across the aisle are reasons why he receives broad support from the business community. Today’s endorsement from the U.S. Chamber is a reflection of the effective job Scott continues to do on behalf of San Diego.”
“Congressman Scott Peters is an incredible champion and advocate for renewable energy industries in San Diego,” said George Hershman, CEO of SOLV Energy. “Representative Peters recognizes that solar powers California's economy, creating local jobs and providing clean, affordable electricity for families and businesses. Thank you for your steadfast commitment to building a brighter future through renewable energy – I look forward to continued work together in the 50th District!”