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Perry Praises PA House for Landmark Veteran Suicide Resolution

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U.S. Representative Scott Perry praised and thanked members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives today, on their unanimous, bipartisan passage (202-0) of the Nation’s first-ever legislation to urge Congress and the President of the United States to pass and sign landmark legislation to help end America's Veteran suicide epidemic, which takes more than 20 Veterans every day. Perry introduc...

OP-ED: Congress lurches from crisis to crisis — here’s how to fix it

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By Reps. Scott Perry, Chip Roy, Andy Biggs, Ted Budd, and Ben Cline As published at FoxNews.com Americans have become used to two things in December: the holiday season and a looming government shutdown right before Christmas. Like a scripted play, the media always portray this in a similar fashion — shirts and skins, the bad guys versus the good guys, those who want to govern and those who want "...

FreedomWorks’ Bill of the Month for November 2020: A Constitutional Amendment to Require Legislative Approval for Certain Regulations, H.J.Res. 71

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By: Luke Hogg | Read the full article at freedomworks.org FreedomWorks is proud to announce that our bill of the month for November 2020 is an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require legislative approval for certain regulations, H.J.Res. 71, introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.). This amendment would require congressional approval for any regulation for which one-fourth of e...

OP-ED: Innovation and Transparency, not price fixing, will lower Prescription Drug Prices

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For decades, America has led in medical innovation, producing lifesaving cures and treatments for the world’s most debilitating diseases. Unfortunately, these treatments have come at too high a cost, forcing many Americans to choose between providing for our families or purchasing medication. Even during these hyper-partisan times in Washington, addressing the high cost of prescription drugs must ...

OP-ED: Chinese Communist Party is transnational criminal organization, US must respond

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As published in The Hill. Here’s an incontrovertible fact: the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is an aggressive criminal organization, and while it’s taken far too long, Americans are finally waking up to the threat posed by the CCP to the health, security and prosperity of the United States. This year, the Communist state allowed a local outbreak of coronavirus to develop into a global pandemic, al...

Aiming the Congressional Hammer

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Written by Chuck Baker, President, ASLRRA "Congress is one of the American public’s least favorite entities. Recent polling data puts the approval rating of Congress at 25%. Gallup’s long-standing “Confidence in U.S. Institutions” polling shows that Congress has maintained the lowest confidence rating of the 15 institutions listed since 2010. Approval of the institution notwithstanding, Congress i...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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