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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...

Perry Bill to Combat Veteran Suicide Epidemic

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Perry Bill to Combat Veteran Suicide Epidemic Bipartisan Support, American Legion, VFW-PA backing opens front in fight to save Veterans WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry introduced the “Treatment and Relief through Emerging and Accessible Therapy (TREAT PTSD)” Act, today, to take the offensive in the war on Veteran suicide by providing relief from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Injury...

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 ...

Congressman Perry and Penn State Health lead COVID-19 Community Leaders Information Meeting

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Today, U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10), Penn State Health, and the PA Department of Health updated local leaders on coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, and its continued spread in the United States. The interactive meeting was attended by over 150 local officials including health care providers, hospital leaders, school health and safety directors, first responders, county commissio...

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 ...

Perry’s Homeland Security Subcommittee Tackles Opioids in Harrisburg

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Perry listens to witness testimony to learn more about coordinating federal, state and local resources to combat the opioids crisis. The full hearing is available to watch here. Harrisburg, PA – Congressman Scott Perry continued his efforts to curb the opioid abuse crisis. Perry, chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency, held a field hearing at t...

Perry Bolsters Efforts to Combat Opioid Crisis

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Washington, D.C. - This week Congressman Scott Perry supported a barrage of legislation designed to combat the opioid crisis. “While public policy can’t fight this battle alone, we can do our part to help turn the tide. We’ll continue to coordinate efforts, listen to our first responders, doctors and law enforcement officers and take those thoughts to help shape the changes to our laws because eve...

Perry Joins OSS Health to Discuss Combatting the Opioid Crisis

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York, PA – U.S. Rep Scott Perry (PA-4) participated in a forum this week to discuss how we can overhaul our prescription drug system and more effectively combat the opioid epidemic that plagues all of our communities. OSS Health hosted the forum and Congressman Perry was joined in the discussion by Pennsylvania State Representative Kristin Phillips-Hill and representatives from the offices of U.S....

Perry Lauds National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 28

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Congressman Perry encourages everyone to clean out their medicine cabinets and dispose of expired prescription medication properly on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 28, 2018. Washington, D.C. - Congressman Scott Perry offered his support for a National effort to curb the opioid abuse epidemic. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day allows anyone to safely discard unwanted a...

Doing Nothing Isn’t an Option

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A recent columnist from a local newspaper fabricated and falsified a narrative allegedly for the express purpose of discrediting me and impugning my reputation after seeing pictures of me "smiling and celebrating with other privileged white men drinking in celebration on Capitol Hill" after "intentionally voting to exploit the poor" by approving The American Health Care Act (AHCA). First of all, I...

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