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CONGRESSMAN SCOTT PERRY OFFERS "SWEET" BILL TO BOOST PENNSYLVANIA MANUFACTURING JOBS

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry introduced H.R. 3705, the Saving Workers by Eliminating Economic Tampering (SWEET) Act to bolster Pennsylvania manufacturing jobs and reduce arbitrary costs hikes for taxpayers and consumers of manufactured goods and foods. “South Central Pennsylvania is home to some of the largest food manufacturers in the country and they provide quality jobs to many in... Read More »

Congressman Perry, Senator Regan Hold Discussion on Veterans Suicide

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Yesterday, State Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) and U.S. Representative Scott Perry (R-PA-10, Cumberland/Dauphin/York) held a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide at the American Legion, PA Department Headquarters, in Wormleysburg, PA. “The statistics are staring directly at us in the face -- with twenty veterans committing suicide each day and with veterans suicid... Read More »

Congressman Scott Perry Lauds Enactment of PA State Ban on FGM/C

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Harrisburg, PA – Congressman Scott Perry offered the following statement upon the enactment of House Bill 315, criminalizing the barbaric and subjugating practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: “I appreciate the combined efforts of the bill’s sponsor, State Representative Tom Murt, and Pennsylvania House Judiciary Chairman Robert W. Kauffman for p... Read More »

Congressman Scott Perry Offers Legislative Fix to Strengthen Nationwide FGM/C Ban

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) offered legislation to criminalize the barbaric and subjugating practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). The legislative proposal, the Federal Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act of 2019, was introduced following a case in Michigan that declared the 1996 federal law unconstitutional. “Over 200 million little girls are at risk... Read More »

Perry Announces Annual Congressional App Challenge

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Harrisburg, PA – Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) is excited to announce the start of the 10th Congressional District’s Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an “app” competition for local middle and high school students. The CAC highlights the importance of STEM and computer-based skills and the critical role they play in economic growth and innovation. The CAC runs through November 1, 2019. The comp... Read More »

CONGRESSMAN SCOTT PERRY HONORED FOR FIGHTING FOR CRIME VICTIMS

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Harrisburg, PA - Congressman Scott Perry proudly received a Guardian of Victims’ Rights Award today from Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania. The recognition follows his stalwart support of victims of violent crime and his endorsement of Pennsylvania’s Marsy’s Law legislation, which provides for a voter referendum on an amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution that will ensure it enumerates rights for ... Read More »

PERRY, FRANKEL BIPARTISAN RESOLUTION DEMANDING ACTION TO END FGM/C CLEARS HOUSE

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) and Lois Frankel (D-FL) offered a bipartisan resolution condemning the abhorrent practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). H.Res.106 passed the House of Representatives with unanimous support on May 20, 2019, recognizes the horrifying practice as a human rights violation, and calls on the international community to do more to protect g... Read More »

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 »

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