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OP-ED: It's time to rebuild America's infrastructure

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Our Nation depends on reliable, modern infrastructure to spur economic growth and foster personal connectivity. For too long, improvements to our crumbling infrastructure (roads, bridges, highways, to name a few) have been bogged down by bureaucratic red tape and government inefficiency – costing Taxpayers trillions of dollars without delivering. On Wednesday, President Trump took an important ste... 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 »

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 »

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 »

OP-ED: Cooperation will help us defeat COVID-19

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History and science have long noted that those who learned to collaborate and improvise have most effectively prevailed. To defeat the scourge and cruelty of COVID-19, we must now — more than ever — come together to reject the temptations of frustration, fear and partisanship, and embrace the spirit of this truth. In our own corner of the commonwealth, the outbreak has changed nearly every aspect ... Read more »

OP-ED: Facts and goodness must win out over fear and panic

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My top priority as your federally elected representative is protecting our health, safety and security. In consultation for weeks with our region’s leading infectious disease professionals and our Nation's subject matter experts on health and safety, I'm encouraged and comforted that America is home to world-class medical professionals and scientific researchers - already leading the international... Read more »

OP-ED: It's time to take the offensive in the war on PTSD

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Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer and his team came under such heavy enemy fire near the Afghan village of Ganjigal that it sounded to him like they were surrounded by static electricity. Despite imminently life-threatening dangers, he intentionally made five forays headlong into a hail of gunfire, killing several enemy insurgents while evacuating two dozen Afghan soldiers and recovering the bodies o... Read more »

The comments and actions of Schiff demand his formal censure

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As published in The Hill: The most solemn duty undertaken by members of Congress is to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America. We swear an oath before the beginning of every Congress. My Oath is something I’ve taken seriously throughout a lifetime of public service - from solider, to state representative to congressman. Unfortunately, leftists in Congress are using thei... Read more »

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