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Perry Demands Justice for Terror Victims

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry led a bipartisan Congressional delegation to call for the extradition of convicted terrorist Ahlam Aref Ahmad Al-Tamimi from Jordan to the United States. “Al-Tamimi is a convicted terrorist responsible for the murder of 15 people, including two United States citizens and an unborn child, as well as injuring over 100 others. Al-Tamimi is not remotely repen... Read More »

Perry offers Balanced Budget Solution

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry continued to fight the growing debt crisis by authoring a Balanced Budget Amendment, H.J. Res 50, to the United States Constitution. “My bill’s designed to force Washington to make necessary and difficult financial decisions, just like any household must do every day,” said Congressman Perry. “As a Nation, we need to live within our means and stop spendin... Read More »

Congressman Scott Perry Defends First Amendment

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Washington, D.C. – The United State House of Representatives considered H.R. 1 – and inaccurately entitled “For the People” - a bill that undermines the integrity the American electoral process. Congressman Scott Perry opposed the legislation. “H.R. 1 is anything but “For the People;” it undermines our fundamental First Amendment Rights of Assembly and Free Speech, usurps the rights of state and l... Read More »

U.S. Rep. Perry Announces Congressional Art Competition

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Harrisburg, PA – Congressman Scott Perry is pleased to invite all high school students from Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District to participate in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. Initiated by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, the event is a nationwide, annual art competition that allows high school students from all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and U.S.... Read More »

Perry Responds to Democrat Effort to Block National Emergency on Border

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Congressman Scott Perry offered the following statement upon the passage of H.J. Res. 46, Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019: “The latest condemnation from the Democrat-controlled House is yet more political theater. H.J. Res. 46 isn’t about Executive overreach; it’s about a policy disagreement – we know that because the same Democrats that lauded Presi... Read More »

Perry Blasts the Border Security Offer and Spending Plan

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Scott Perry opposed the H.J. Res. 31, the legislative vehicle aiming to establish funding levels through the end of the fiscal year. The bill contains the language with the conference committee’s agreed to plan of $1.37 billion for border security, nearly $4 billion less than previously requested in December 2018. “Ultimately, this is a bipartisan failure of leadersh... Read More »

Reps. Perry and Zeldin Secure Declassification of Damning UNRWA Textbook Report

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WASHINGTON - Congressman Scott Perry (R, PA-10) and Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) have secured the declassification of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) textbook report. On August 6, 2018, Reps. Zeldin and Perry requested a Mandatory Declassification Review of the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) UNRWA textbook report, following the investigation of Palestinian Authorit... Read More »

Perry Announces Committee Assignments for the 116th Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Scott Perry announced his 116th Congressional Session Committee assignments: Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee. “In getting back to work for the people of Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District, both Committees provide great opportunities to improve our communities and Nation,” said Perry. The Transportation and Infrastructure Co... Read More »

Perry Offers Bipartisan Legislation to End Female Genital Mutilation in US

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) introduces new bipartisan legislation to help prevent the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the United States. The two bills, H.R. 959, the “Protect our Girls Act,” and H.R. 960, the “Empower Our Girls Act,” will close loopholes created by a recent federal court case that struck down the 1996 federal statute outlawing the practice Nati... Read More »

End FGM/C Now

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As published in The Hill on February 6, 2019 By Congressman Scott Perry Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, and the time is way overdue to stand up for the voiceless and criminalize this horrific practice. I’m calling on state legislatures around the Country, including in my home state of Pennsylvania - one of 22 states that don’t criminalize the practic... Read More »

Perry Reacts to the State of the Union

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Washington, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump presented his State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress this evening. Congressman Scott Perry offered the following response: “The President outlined his vision for bipartisan leadership on a variety of issues including border security and legal immigration, protecting the American worker, bolstering infrastructure, curbing the cost of h... Read More »

Perry Opens Dauphin County District Office

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Congressman Scott Perry announced the opening of his Dauphin County District Office. “I’m privileged to represent the people of Dauphin County and excited to announce our newest office location. My staff and I are looking forward to continued service to our community,” said Perry. The office is located at 800 Corporate Circle, Suite 202, Harrisburg. Staff is available Monday through Friday, 9:00a.... Read More »

Perry: Keaton Zang Declared Winner of Annual Congressional App Challenge

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry (PA-04) is excited to announce Keaton Zang, a senior at Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, is the winner of the 4th Congressional District’s annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC). The CAC was created to highlight the importance of STEM and computer-based skills. Zang’s app “Spacemate," is designed to encourage an understanding of astronomy... Read More »

Perry Supports Tax Reform 2.0

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Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed three proposals that permanently extend the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) to working families and small businesses. The proposals include: H.R. 6760, “Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018”, which makes tax cuts for families and small business permanent, rather than expiring after 10 years (2025); H.R. 6757, ... Read More »

Perry Announces Annual Congressional App Challenge

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Washington, D.C. –Congressman Scott Perry (PA-04) reminds local middle and high school students to submit entries for the annual 4th Congressional District’s Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a National student app competition, as the contest deadline is quickly drawing near. The CAC will run through October 15, 2018. The CAC was created to highlight the importance of STEM and computer-based skil... Read More »

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