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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 ... Read more »

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... Read more »

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 ... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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.... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

OP-ED: Obamacare Failed

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Congressional Democrats recently held a press conference on Capitol Hill where they unveiled their slogan to attack Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare - “Make America Sick Again.” Their obvious attempts to pit Americans against each other continue unabated. The repeal of Obamacare was prominently debated in last November’s election and voters across the country elected Republican ... Read more »

OP-ED: U.S. House Takes Action on Opioid / Heroin Crisis

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Prescription opioids and heroin addiction are ravaging our Nation, causing heartache and pain for millions of American families and destroying communities. Central Pennsylvania is far from immune; York County had 95 drug-related deaths in 2015 - 65 from heroin and/or fentanyl packaged as heroin – and nearby counties report similar trends. More Pennsylvanians die from drug overdose than any other t... Read more »

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