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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 »

House Reauthorizes Long Term Federal Aviation Administration Plan

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Perry discusses his stand alone proposal, H.R.6438, DHS Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Coordinator Act, which regulates unmanned aircraft and drones on CBS 21’s Face the State with Robb Hanrahan on September 23, 2018. Washington, D.C. - The House of Representatives has passed H.R. 302, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, providing certainty for our Nation’s ai... Read More »

Congressman Scott Perry Receives “Hero of Main Street” Award

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Harrisburg, PA – Congressman Scott Perry has been recognized as a “Hero of Main Street” by the National Retail Federation (NRF) for consistently supporting public policy priorities important to the retail industry and its millions of small businesses. The awards were presented as small retailers across the country gathered in Washington for NRF’s Retail Advocates Summit. “Small businesses are esse... Read More »

US Rep. Scott Perry explains his effort to impeach Rod Rosenstein

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For starving click-bait columnists and insatiable consumers of far-left unbridled outrage, deploying personal attacks and eroding the underpinnings of our great Nation are the preferred weapons of choice for those more interested in protecting fragile, emotion-based beliefs and sowing societal chaos than pursuing actual truth and justice. For this tactic to succeed, opposing opinions and well-esta... Read More »

Perry to Senate: Address NFIP Reforms

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Congressman Perry offered the following statement upon the passage of the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018: "We're a generous nation and we help our neighbors – as we’ve seen across the Susquehanna Valley this week alone – but we have to stop spending our Nation into oblivion. Today, I supported a funding extension for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), albeit unfor... Read More »

Perry’s Proposals Clear Committee

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Washington, D.C. – The House Homeland Security Committee passed two of Congressman Scott Perry’s bills during a mark-up this morning: H.R. 6438, the DHS Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Coordinator (CUAS) Act; and H.R. 6374, the Security and Fitness Information Transparency (FIT) Act of 2018. “Both proposals are common sense adjustments to our national policies. HR 6438 helps protect American... Read More »

House Passes Interior and Environment Spending Bill with Perry Amendment

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Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2019 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, HR 6147 with Congressman Scott Perry’s support and policy amendments. The $35.3 billion proposal establishes funding to combat wild fires on public lands, the operation of the National Park Service (including Gettysburg National Military Park... Read More »

Perry’s Homeland Security Subcommittee Tackles Opioids in Harrisburg

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Perry listens to witness testimony to learn more about coordinating federal, state and local resources to combat the opioids crisis. The full hearing is available to watch here. Harrisburg, PA – Congressman Scott Perry continued his efforts to curb the opioid abuse crisis. Perry, chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency, held a field hearing at t... Read More »

Perry Responds to Border Policy

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Washington, D.C.- Congressman Scott Perry offered the following response to U.S. policy at the southern border: “We must remain a kind and humanitarian country to those who seek freedom, but we’re also a sovereign nation with laws that ultimately determine how we can best control our borders and protect our people. Poor policies from previous administrations have encouraged and exacerbated illegal... Read More »

Perry Bolsters Efforts to Combat Opioid Crisis

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Washington, D.C. - This week Congressman Scott Perry supported a barrage of legislation designed to combat the opioid crisis. “While public policy can’t fight this battle alone, we can do our part to help turn the tide. We’ll continue to coordinate efforts, listen to our first responders, doctors and law enforcement officers and take those thoughts to help shape the changes to our laws because eve... Read More »

Congressman Perry Applauds Trump Summit with North Korea

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Congressman Scott Perry offered the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore: “President Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is a momentous, historic undertaking to be celebrated. While much still must be resolved, the first step in these ongoing discussions potentially will make our world safer. I’m particularly ... Read More »

Congressman Perry Announces High School Art Competition Winner

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YORK, PA – Congressman Scott Perry congratulates the 4th Congressional District Art Competition winner, Emily Guk, a rising senior at Cedar Cliff High School in Camp Hill, PA. Emily’s artwork Wistfulness was selected by judges from the local art community. Emily’s artwork will be displayed alongside other winners from each Congressional district across the Nation for eleven months in an exhibit i... Read More »

Perry Bolsters Funding for Troops, Military Readiness

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Washington, D.C. - On Thursday, the House considered the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), HR 5515, to close out Military Appreciation Month. Congressman Scott Perry supported the proposal. “This legislation was critical for our Troops and efforts to ensure our security here at home and around the globe,” said Perry. “I urge its swift passage in the Senate.” The bill increases fun... Read More »

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