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OP-ED: Every Citizen Should Have the Opportunity to Succeed

| Posted in In The News

Far too many Americans are trapped in the cycle of poverty and can’t find their way out.  America has spent trillions on Washington-based anti-poverty programs over the last 50 years and more Americans than ever (46 million) are still stuck. We keep putting a bandage on the problem to make poverty more tolerable; but poverty shouldn’t be tolerated.   People should have the…

Going After Waste and Abuse in Government Wherever It’s Found

| Posted in In The News

I’ve made a commitment to hold Washington more accountable to the hard-working taxpayers of the 4th Congressional District. That means pursuing waste and abuse in government – including taxpayer-funded giveaways to big business. In recent weeks, we’ve seen a series of robo-calls in the district trying to drum up support for the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im), which…

New Congress Begins By Eliminating Government Barriers to Job Creation

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives began the 114thCongress with action on three bills this week to strengthen the economy, reduce government obstacles to job creation and create more domestic energy. Congressman Scott Perry (PA-4) supported all three bills, which are expected to be considered by the U.S. Senate.  The Hire…

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