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Six Democrats file to challenge Perry in PA-10

BY: - February 13, 2024

Perry, former chairperson of the conservative Freedom House Caucus, is currently serving his sixth term in Congress. He appears to have a clear path to his party’s nomination, since he’s the only Republican to file for the 10th District

PA10: Perry leads crowded fundraising race while also spending more than other candidates

BY: - January 31, 2024

Perry raised just over $400,000 from the beginning of October to the end of December, although his campaign spent a little more than $395,000 during that time period.

Child tax credit expanded, business tax breaks get new life in bill passed by U.S. House 

BY: - January 31, 2024

The 357-70 vote sends the bill, dubbed the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, to the U.S. Senate, where lawmakers are expected to vote on it at some point, though passage isn’t guaranteed. 

Eight Democrats looking to unseat Perry meet in first candidates’ forum

BY: - January 14, 2024

The candidates had differing opinions on the war in Israel and if they’d support the eventual Democratic nominee for the 10th District seat.

U.S. House speaker leads GOP lawmakers to the border to slam Biden on immigration

BY: - January 3, 2024

White House spokesperson Andrew Bates criticized Johnson and the Republicans for visiting the border instead of passing the Biden administration’s emergency supplemental request that included about $14 billion for U.S. border security.

Activist Gene Stilp sues to keep Rep. Scott Perry off the Pa. primary ballot

BY: - January 2, 2024

Political activist Gene Stilp filed a lawsuit in Commonwealth Court on Tuesday seeking U.S. Rep. Scott Perry’s disqualification from this year’s congressional primary ballot. The suit against Perry (R-10th District) and Pennsylvania Secretary of State Al Schmidt alleges that Perry engaged in or supported an insurrection and is therefore ineligible to serve in Congress under […]

Federal judge orders Pa. U.S. Rep. Perry to disclose 1,700 messages to special counsel Jack Smith

BY: - December 20, 2023

The cell phone messages are not protected by the U.S. Constitution's Speech and Debate Clause, the judge found.

Black lung benefits should be easier for coal miners to access, lawmakers and advocates say

BY: - December 14, 2023

Sen. Bob Casey has introduced legislation aimed at strengthening the federal law that provides payments and benefits to miners with black lung disease.

Veterans’ assistance program passes U.S. House, with Pa. U.S. Rep. Scott Perry voting against

BY: - December 13, 2023

Perry, who served for nearly 40 years in the military, was the only member of Pennsylvania’s Congressional Delegation to vote ‘nay’ on H.R. 3848.

Rep. Perry wanted to slash the NLRB budget, even as the agency deals with a boom in organizing

BY: and - December 10, 2023

Democrats charge it’s just the latest salvo in an ongoing fight by the GOP to hobble the NLRB amid a new wave of interest in organizing among workers. 

Report: Pa. Rep. Scott Perry named on prosecution witness list in Ga. election interference case

BY: - December 8, 2023

Pennsylvania U.S. Rep. Scott Perry's name is on a list of nearly 200 potential in Georgia's racketeering case against former President Donald Trump.

Unsealed court filing shows U.S. Rep. Scott Perry contacted Pa. lawmakers before Jan. 6 attack

BY: - November 30, 2023

The records a federal court ordered turned over to a special prosecutor investigating efforts to overturn President Joe Biden’s election include conversations between U.S. Rep. Scott Perry (R-10th District) and Pennsylvania lawmakers, a court filing shows. The conversations were about purported fraud in the commonwealth’s 2020 election, according to the document, which was unsealed by the […]