Category Archives: Scott Perry

New website: Rep. Perry a ‘Dirty Air Villain’

Note: This post has been updated to include a statement by Rep. Scott Perry and some clarifications by a spokeswoman for the group. Congressman Scott Perry, R-Carroll Township, is considered a “Dirty Air Villain” by new website WhoVotesDirty.com. Put together … Continue reading

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Perry: Obama’s ‘radical ideology’ driving Keystone veto promise

Now that both chambers of the U.S. Congress have passed the U.S. Senate’s Keystone XL Pipeline bill, the project’s fate moves to President Barack Obama, who has promised to veto. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Carroll Township — who represents York and … Continue reading

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Toomey: President’s budget proposal ‘not a serious’ one

Updated at 4:45 p.m. to include statements by U.S. Rep. Scott Perry. Other material was posted at 2:08 p.m. This morning President Barack Obama delivered a record nearly $4 trillion budget for fiscal year 2016 beginning Oct. 1, the Associated … Continue reading

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How Keystone XL might affect other industries

While researching my fact-check on statements made by U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Carroll Township, I thought it would be interesting to check in on how the project might affect job numbers for other industries involved in the transportation of crude … Continue reading

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Sen. Toomey calls Iran nuclear talks extension ‘very troubling’

Update. Started 8:38 p.m. In a phone interview Monday night, U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Carroll Township, said that he feels that most Americans who have been following the negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program were “not at all surprised” … Continue reading

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What U.S. Rep. Scott Perry said about a Senate hearing on Caterpillar’s tax strategy

The tax strategy for Caterpillar Inc., which has a distribution center in York County, was the subject of a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Some details, plus what U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, had to say about it, … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Scott Perry supports legalizing marijuana compound for medical purposes

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, said he’s been working on legislation to legalize cannabidiol oil, or CBD, a marijuana compound. He said multiple families have met with him about the issue since he was elected. Supporters of legalizing CBD … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Scott Perry to have two town hall meetings Monday

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, will have town hall meetings Monday, according to a news release. The first will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Springettsbury Township’s municipal building, 1501 Mount Zion Road. The second will … Continue reading

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More from U.S. Rep. Scott Perry on Ukraine

I interviewed U.S. Rep. Scott Perry last week about the conflict in Ukraine. Here is more from the York County congressman:

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Rep. Scott Perry calls Ukraine conflict ‘another misstep in the parade of missteps’

The Washington Post editorial board says: “President Obama’s foreign policy is based on fantasy.” http://t.co/WIlcd9awIZ — RepScottPerry (@RepScottPerry) March 3, 2014 U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, called the conflict in Ukraine “another misstep in the parade of missteps by … Continue reading

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