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Perry Joins Effort to Reopen Paycheck Protection Program, Expand Eligibility

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U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10) this week signed a discharge petition to force a vote on legislation to renew the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and provide small businesses and their employees access to critical financial assistance. The PPP currently has $135 billion in available funding, but small businesses cannot access it simply because the program’s deadline has…

Perry Honored with FreedomWorks 2019 "FreedomFighter" Award

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FreedomWorks announced today that U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10) has earned the 2019 FreedomFighter Award. This annual award recognizes legislators whose voting record indicates a strong support of economic freedom and personal liberty. “I’m proud to have again earned the FreedomFighter Award, and will continue to support policies that reduce the size of government and promote…

Perry Supports Small Businesses with Vote to Expand SBA Paycheck Protection Program

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Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) yesterday voted to provide urgently needed flexibility in the Small Business Association Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Over 155,000 Pennsylvania small businesses have received more than $20 billion from the PPP, supporting our Main Street businesses and their employees. “The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides a lifeline to millions of small…

Perry Announces Economic Assistance to Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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Harrisburg – U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10) today announced the availability of low-interest loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration to Pennsylvania’s businesses impacted by the current outbreak of COVID-19. “We must ensure that American small businesses and individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic receive the strong economic support they need. In…

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…

Like the Status Quo on Taxes? I Don’t.

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Our Tax Code has grown to more than 70,000 pages since it was last reformed more than 30 years ago. Washington and its special interest allies have added dozens of loopholes, but made the Code too complicated and expensive for working families. At the same time, we’ve watched good-paying jobs and U.S. companies move to countries with more competitive tax systems. For these reasons –…

OP-ED: How unfair federal regulations led to layoffs in York City

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During my first term in Congress, I was invited by United Cool Air - a small manufacturer of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) products - to tour their operations and discuss the impact of federal regulations on their business. Invitations like this are a regular occurrence for me and they provide me great insight into how federal policies impact local small businesses and…

Rep. Perry Statement on Federal Judge Blocking Obama Administration's Overtime Pay Rule

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York, PA—U.S. Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) issued the following statement after a federal judge blocked an Obama Administration rule to mandate overtime pay to more than 4 million salaried workers: “Local governments, non-profit organizations and small retailers throughout Pennsylvania are breathing a collective sigh of relief today. Since the announcement of this rule, I’ve heard…

Op-Ed: We Have a Better Way to Fight the Cycle of Poverty

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Like everyone, I want my children to grow up in a nation of opportunity and prosperity, where the American Dream is a reality; yet not all parents are able to provide their children with an opportunity to create a positive future. All Americans – regardless of social or economic circumstance – should have the opportunity to live their own American Dream. Unfortunately, some feel that…

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