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Perry Calls on Governor, PA Senate to Criminalize Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C)

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Harrisburg, PA — Congressman Scott Perry is calling on the Pennsylvania Senate to pass legislation expressly criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting (FGM/C). The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed legislation earlier this month to ban the practice. Perry sent letters to the Governor and the Senate Judiciary Committee Chair, expressing the urgent need for a state law. Perry’s e... Read More »

Perry Blasts Politicizing Healthcare

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry demands an end to partisan, political games, and called on House Democrats to work with the Administration and Congressional Republicans to develop real solutions for the increasing costs of healthcare. The move comes as the House took up H.R. 986, Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019, a disingenuous and maliciously-named proposal ... Read More »

Congressman Scott Perry Partners with State Rep. Seth Grove in York County District Office

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Congressman Scott Perry announced the opening of his York County District Office, which shares space with State Representative Seth Grove at 2501 Catherine Street, Suite 11, York, PA. Staff is available Monday through Friday, 8:30a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and may be reached at 717-893-7868. “I’m privileged to still represent the good People of York County, and happy to announce our newest office location.... Read More »

Perry, House Republicans Demand Vote to End Infanticide

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Scott Perry supported a Republican initiative to protect babies born alive following failed abortions. House Republicans will offer a Discharge Petition requiring 218 signatures to force a vote on the H.R. 962 the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act – which Perry signed. The move comes after the House Democrats blocked 25 previous procedural motions calling ... Read More »

Perry Demands Pakistani Accountability in Wake of Deadly India Terror Attack

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry introduced a resolution condemning Pakistan for its role in the deadliest terrorist attack in India in three decades. The resolution demands additional action from the Pakistani government, including eliminating safe harbors for terrorists. “Pakistan has a long history of harboring terrorists and terrorist sympathizers, despite continued American efforts ... Read More »

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 »

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