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Perry on National Defense Authorization Act Vote

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Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) offered the following statement today after voting against the House Democrat’s politicized Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. “Protecting our Nation and its freedoms is a core and constitutional function of Congress. For each of the past 59 years, Congress has worked through its differences to pass a National Defense Authorization Act that provide... Read More »

OP-ED: Innovation in Veteran posttraumatic care requires collaboration

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To read the full articles, as published in The Hill, please click here. Of the many adaptations American leaders and healers have been forced to embrace during the COVID-19 pandemic, left behind as an unintended casualty has been the critical work to advance mental healthcare for more than two million Veterans fighting daily against Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Injury (PTSD/I). Left untreate... Read More »

OP-ED: On National PTSD Awareness Day, a call for accelerated action

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Today is National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Injury (PTSD/I) Awareness Day, when we formally recognize the devastating impacts of PTSD/I and discuss the steps we still must take to ensure mental health resources and effective treatments are available to everyone who needs them. As a combat Veteran with over 38 years of service, the issue of PTSD/I is close to my heart. I’ve witnessed the d... Read More »

Treatment that reduces PTSD should be allowed to be used by more veterans: lawmaker

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To read the full article, please click here. U.S. Rep. Scott Perry said he is on a crusade to pass legislation that provides millions of veterans access to a longstanding chronic pain treatment that has helped to improve the quality of life in military members diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. “For many veterans with PTSD, they suffer from anxiety that they can’t shut off in their hea... Read More »

Perry Calls for Bipartisan Police Reform Legislation

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U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10) offered the following statement after the House vote on H.R. 7120 – the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. “The murder of George Floyd devastated our Nation and united us in our heartbreak, anger, and desire to address police misconduct. Americans across the political spectrum are looking to Congress for leadership and action – and we have a real opportun... Read More »

Perry Announces 2020 Congressional App Challenge

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U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10) today invited students in Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District to put their computer programming knowledge to the test and participate in the 2020 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). This Nationwide competition is aimed to inspire America’s students to pursue a career in computer programming and coding. “STEM and computer-based skills will drive the fut... Read More »

Perry Honored with FreedomWorks 2019 "FreedomFighter" Award

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FreedomWorks announced today that U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10) has earned the 2019 FreedomFighter Award. This annual award recognizes legislators whose voting record indicates a strong support of economic freedom and personal liberty. “I’m proud to have again earned the FreedomFighter Award, and will continue to support policies that reduce the size of government and promote individual ... Read More »

OP-ED: The Fight Isn't Over

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The loss of any human life is tragic and sad – and in some cases, simply breathtaking. This week, our Nation is reeling from the senseless murder of George Floyd at the hands of several Minneapolis Police Officers. George Floyd and his family deserve justice - and all responsible for his murder must be held accountable. As we take action to deliver justice to the Floyd family, we must not forget a... Read More »

Perry Supports Small Businesses with Vote to Expand SBA Paycheck Protection Program

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Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) yesterday voted to provide urgently needed flexibility in the Small Business Association Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Over 155,000 Pennsylvania small businesses have received more than $20 billion from the PPP, supporting our Main Street businesses and their employees. “The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides a lifeline to millions of small businesses a... Read More »

Rep. Perry, Rep. Keller Demand PA DOH Strengthen Protections for Nursing Homes, Personal Care, and Assisted Living Facilities

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Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) and Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) today sent a letter to Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine demanding more transparency and accountability in the Commonwealth’s handling of nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. As of the most recent reporting, there are over 14,000 cases of COVID-19 among residents at Pennsylvania’s 570 long-term care facilities... Read More »

Perry Joins Lawsuit Against Proxy Voting

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Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) issued the following statement after filing a lawsuit in D.C. Federal District Court challenging the constitutionality of proxy voting in the U.S. House of Representatives. Earlier this month, House Democrats (along party lines) passed H.Res. 965, which changed House Rules to allow proxy voting. “Our Founding Fathers, in crafting Article I of the U.S. Constitution, ... Read More »

Perry Introduces Legislation Supporting Hong Kong’s Democracy and Freedom

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Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) introduced legislation to stand with the people of Hong Kong and support their fight for freedom and democracy. “This week, the people of Hong Kong experienced the greatest attack on their freedoms and autonomy since 1997, with the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) introduction of a far-reaching national security law – which is nothing more than another attempt to opp... Read More »

Perry Introduces Set of Bills to hold China and the WHO Accountable for COVID-19 Failures

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U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10) introduced legislation to hold China accountable for its deceitful and deceptive actions at the World Health Organization (WHO) during the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The World Health Act and the Taiwan Sovereignty Act would withhold United States assessed and voluntary contributions to the United Nations and the WHO until significant struc... Read More »

Perry Announces Bipartisan Auto Care Caucus Reaches 50th Member of Congress

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U.S. Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) and the Auto Care Association announced today that Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC), has joined as the 50th member of the bi-partisan Congressional Auto Care Caucus. The caucus was started in 2017 by Perry and Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA), who wanted to share their enthusiasm and understanding of the auto care industry and garner more support for industry issues on Capitol ... Read More »

OP-ED: Congressman Scott Perry Calls for Federal Investigation

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I just sent a formal request that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Investigations immediately open an independent investigation into whether the PA Department of Health’s guidance to nursing facilities contributed to an increase in COVID-19 infections and deaths in Pennsylvania nursing homes. I will not continue to standby while Governor Wolf continues to endorse and dema... Read More »

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