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  1. U.S. Reps. Perry, Barletta need to worry about constituents, not politics: PennLive lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | PennLive.com

    Congressmen Scott Perry and Lou Barletta take more pride in working toward a Republican agenda than they do in the welfare of their constituents. Both men claim to care about health care and eliminating wasteful spending, then turn around and vote against legislation that would provide solutions to those issues.

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  2. How has the face of immigration changed in the United States following 9/11?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Immigration into the U.S. from predominately Islamic countries has doubled in more than a decade and that number is rising. Some find this number alarming given recent terrorist events worldwide.

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  3. Muslim immigration to the U.S. on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WPDE

    Immigration into the U.S. from predominately Islamic countries has doubled in more than a decade and that number continues to rise. Some find this number alarming given recent terrorist events worldwide.

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  4. On trade bill, Pelosi helps House RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Philly.com

    When Nancy Pelosi pleaded with her Democratic colleagues to "slow down the fast-track to get to a better deal for the American people," the House minority leader inadvertently helped the GOP. By pulling the plug on President Obama's crony-corporatist trade deal, Pelosi effectively held Republicans back from colluding with an unpopular president to fully subordinate American democracy, power, and interests to globalist demands.

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  5. Desperate Parents Of Autistic Children Trying Cannabis Despite Lack Of StudiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Forbes.com

    I spent over 15 years working in a variety of jobs in the securities industry before getting my Masters Degree in Journalism at NYU. As a financial journalist, I have met top notch CEO's, star athletes and even a few celebrities.

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  6. Efforts to block FMCSA's insurance increase continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | School Bus Fleet

    A provision to stop the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration from raising insurance minimums for bus operators has survived several challenges in the House. An amendment from Rep. Matt Cartwright sought to strike the insurance protection provision from the THUD bill.

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  7. CBD amendment would preserve states' ability to use marijuana derivativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    States that have legalized cannabidiol oil, or CBD, would be able to use it legally without federal interference under an amendment adopted Wednesday by the U.S. House of Representatives. Proposed by Rep. Scott Perry, R-Carroll Township, and Bob Dold, R-Illinois, the amendment passed by a 297-130 vote during debate of another bill, according to a news release from Bob Reilly, Perry's chief of staff.

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  8. House GOP Blocks Obama Administration On ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Switched

    Dutch Member of Parliament Geert Wilders and Rep. Louie Gohmert R-TX listen while Rep. Steve King speaks during a press conference April 30, 2015 in Washington, DC. Wilders was joined by Rep. Steve King , Rep. Louie Gohmert and Rep. Scott Perry to talk about Islam.

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  9. Post-9/11 Vets Caucus Hosts Screening of Veterans' Crisis Hotline DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Common Ills

    Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America released the following: Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, the co-chairs of the Congressional Post-9/11 Veterans Caucus, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Congressman Scott Perry , hosted a special event and screening of the Oscar Award-winning documentary "Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1." This is the first event for the Caucus, which Gabbard and Perry cofounded in March of this year. The event was hosted by the Congressional Post-9/11 Veterans Caucus, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America , Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, and Rep. Scott Perry.

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  10. Thousands of families praise Gov. Abbott for supporting hemp oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    The Coalition for Access Now - a non-profit coalition representing thousands of families petitioning for access to therapeutic hemp oil nationwide - released the following statement in support of Texas Governor Greg Abbott passing TX SB 339, which would legalize access to hemp oil therapies in the State of Texas. "On behalf of the thousands of families who have been suffering from lack of access to hemp oil therapies for our ailing children, I would like to thank Governor Abbott for helping Texas families by signing TX SB339 into law.

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  11. Congress: Was Amtrak engineer using cellphone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Philly.com

    Members of Congress pointedly questioned federal rail investigators Tuesday over why they still don't know whether the engineer operating Amtrak Train 188 was using his cellphone when it crashed in Philadelphia on May 12. Three weeks later, "I just don't understand what the holdup is," Rep. Barbara Comstock said at the first congressional hearing into the derailment that killed eight people and injured more than 200. Adding to lawmakers' frustration was that the National Transportation Safety Board has access to the engineer's cellphone and password, but has not nailed down an answer.

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  12. Congress: Was Amtrak #188 engineer using his cellphone or not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Philly.com

    Members of Congress pointedly questioned federal rail investigators Tuesday over why they still don't know whether the engineer operating Amtrak Train 188 was using his cellphone when it crashed in Philadelphia on May 12. Three weeks later, "I just don't understand what the holdup is," Rep. Barbara Comstock said at the first congressional hearing into the derailment that killed eight people and injured more than 200. Adding to lawmakers' frustration was that the National Transportation Safety Board has access to the engineer's cellphone and password, but has not nailed down an answer.

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  13. Media Advisory: Gathering of Post 9/11 Caucus Highlights Mental...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Common Ills

    Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America issued the following last week: Washington, D.C. - In recognition of June as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month, IAVA and the the Congressional Post-9/11 Veterans Caucus are thrilled to present an exclusive screening of the Oscar winning documentary " Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 ". The documentary, about the Veterans Crisis Line in upstate New York, earned an Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject during the 87th Academy Awards in 2015 and was co-presented by IAVA and HBO.

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  14. Congress: Was train engineer using phone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Philly.com

    Several members of Congress expressed frustration Tuesday that federal investigators had not yet determined if the engineer operating Amtrak #188 was using his cellphone when the train crashed in Philadelphia last month. "Three weeks after, why can't we take those 11 minutes and have a timeline?" asked Rep. Barbara Comstock at the first Congressional hearing into the derailment.

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  15. Bermudian Springs graduates 150 at Messiah CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Evening Sun

    Bermudian Springs High School seniors wait for their graduation ceremony to being at Messiah College on May 29. While it may not have been in the familiar confines of the Bermudian Springs School District, the Eagles' commencement ceremony recognized more than 150 graduates Friday evening. As the students, all donning red and silver gowns, filed into the gym, they smiled and waved to a packed house in the Brubaker Auditorium at Messiah College, where the ceremony was held because of construction at the Adams County high school .

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  16. Another view: Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act needs a miracleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Evening Sun

    It looks like the Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act sponsored by U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, will need some kind of miracle to pass the House - a miracle on the order of, well, Charlotte's web itself. If you recall the classic children's tale, the compassionate and literate spider spun words into her web to save Wilbur's bacon.

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  17. Rep. Scott Perry's medical marijuana bill gets Senate companionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Federal legislation that would allow seizure patients to take a marijuana derivative has a companion bill in the Senate, but the chances of either bill passing are not greater than 2 percent, according to GovTrack.us , a non-partisan government transparency website. But staff members for Rep. Scott Perry, R-Carroll Township, who proposed the House bill in March, say it is impossible to fairly or accurately judge the chances of a bill's passage based on a random methodology from GovTrack or any website.

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  18. List: Perry, Casey in bottom half of federal lawmakers' net worth; Toomey fares betterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | York Dispatch

    The federal lawmakers who represent York County fall mostly in the middle of the pack in terms of their net worths, according to a report from Roll Call newspaper. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Carroll Township, who represents York County in the U.S. House, falls in the lower half of the pack nationally at 336 out of the 538 representatives and senators, according to Roll Call.

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  19. Rep. Scott Perry urges more transparency from NSARead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    The activist and former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden exposed just how widespread surveillance of ordinary Americans can be, and a midstate congressman wants to bring more transparency to the NSA. His proposal would also require an obscure setup, known as the FISA court, to disclose when it determines the U.S. government has broken the Constitution.

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  20. With Jim Kenney's historic mayoral win in Philly - a return to Big City liberalism?: Friday Morning CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If the 2014 midterm elections were seen as a defeat for Obama -brand progressivism, could the 2015 off-years mark a resurgence of Big City Liberalism? That's the question that some are asking in the wake of Democrat Jim Kenney's historic win during Tuesday's mayoral primary in Philadelphia and the Los Angeles' City Council's vote to boost the minimum wage to $15 hour.

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