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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

OP-ED: Return to Regular Order

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One of my biggest frustrations since coming to Congress has been trying to reform a top-down system of governing in Washington, where Members – and the people they represent - have little say in affecting legislative outcomes. The system often shuts Members out of the amendment process because some special interest may disagree, refuses to tackle pressing issues because of an “unpleasant”…

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