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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 "... Read more »

Perry Joins Bipartisan, Bicameral Call for "No Budget, No Pay" Provision

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U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10) joined Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) and 14 bipartisan Members of Congress to call on Congressional Leadership to include a “No Budget, No Pay” provision in any negotiations for the end-of-year government funding bill. A “No Budget, No Pay” proposal would withhold Members’ pay if Congress failed to pass a budget to fund the federal government. “Hardworking Ameri... Read more »

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... Read more »

Perry on National Defense Authorization Act Vote

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Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) offered the following statement today after voting against the House Democrat’s politicized Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. “Protecting our Nation and its freedoms is a core and constitutional function of Congress. For each of the past 59 years, Congress has worked through its differences to pass a National Defense Authorization Act that provide... Read more »

Perry Again Demands Overhaul of Federal Spending Process

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry blasted Congressional leadership for continued fiscal mismanagement, after the House of Representatives passed a 2,300 page, year-long spending package only 12 hours after the text was made available to Members of Congress and the public. “At a time while when the United States economy is experiencing the longest sustained period of growth in history, we ... Read more »

Perry Rejects Spending Free-for-All

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry voted against H.R. 3877 Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, a bipartisan deal that brazenly ignores fiscal responsibility, busts through federal spending caps and eliminates the federal debt ceiling for the next two years. “Reckless spending isn’t what my constituents sent me here to support, which is why I won’t support this bill. We need to get our federal s... Read more »

Perry offers Balanced Budget Solution

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Scott Perry continued to fight the growing debt crisis by authoring a Balanced Budget Amendment, H.J. Res 50, to the United States Constitution. “My bill’s designed to force Washington to make necessary and difficult financial decisions, just like any household must do every day,” said Congressman Perry. “As a Nation, we need to live within our means and stop spendin... Read more »

Perry Calls Balanced Budget Amendment 'Show Vote'

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Scott Perry offered his support for legislation that would require Congress to balance the budget on an annual basis. The proposal passed on a bipartisan basis through the House of Representatives earlier today. “I’ve supported a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution every term since I’ve been in office. This proposal has been a long time coming. My pers... Read more »

Perry Battles for Fiscal Responsibility

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Congressman Perry discusses his opposition to the recent omnibus spending package with Harris Faulkner on Fox News Channel. Click here to watch the interview. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Scott Perry today voted against a 2,232-page, 1.3 trillion dollar spending package that includes record federal spending, and was given to him less than 24 hours ago for review. The bill funds the federal gove... Read more »

Perry Calls for Long Term Fiscal Planning

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Washington, D.C. - As the government funding fight in Washington continues, Congressman Scott Perry (PA-4) called the latest budget busting deal a “disgrace.” “I’m staunchly opposed to the latest spending “deal” out of Washington – which raises spending caps by nearly $300 billion over two years, on TOP of our existing $20 trillion debt. Worse yet, our government is set to run a trillion dollar de... Read more »

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