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Dr. Joyce Statement on FDA Authorization of PAXLOVID

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Washington, DC – Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) released the following statement following the news that the Federal Drug Administration has given emergency use authorization to Pfizer’s PAXLOVID medication - an oral therapeutic to help treat the symptoms of COVID-19: “An oral therapeutic – a pill or tablet – that prevents severe illness or hospitalization is a game changer in our battle aga...

Dr. Joyce Announces West Point Appointment for Elizabeth Nicole Pfisterer of Adams County

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Washington, DC – Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) today announced that Elizabeth Nicole Pfisterer of Adams County has been offered a full appointment to the United States Military Academy for the class of 2026. Elizabeth resides in New Oxford and attends New Oxford High School. “It was my privilege and honor to nominate Miss Pfisterer to the U.S Military Academy at West Point. Elizabeth has dem...

Pennsylvania congressman says Chinese fentanyl flowing over southern border, fueling drug crisis

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A Pennsylvania congressman says that Chinese fentanyl flowing over the southern border in crisis is fueling the opioid epidemic in his own state. Rep. John Joyce, R-Penn., gave his warning about the Chinese-made opioids in a Thursday phone interview with Fox News. Joyce said the "porous southern border" is exacerbating the opioid crisis in America and that penalties "should be very strict" for dru...

Dr. Joyce Demands Action to Stop the Deadly Trafficking of Fentanyl

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) highlighted the deadly effects of the drug crisis on central Pennsylvania. During a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Dr. Joyce highlighted the dramatic increase in drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District and urged Congress to fully fund the resources that law enforcement needs to prevent...

Remembering Blair County Corrections Officer Rhonda Russell

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Altoona, PA – Today, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) spoke at the funeral service for Blair County Corrections Officer Rhonda Russell, who tragically lost her life in the line of duty on November 17, 2021. “Right now, we pray that our county would come together to honor and remember her—not only as an officer who stood guard to protect us. But also, as a friend and a member of our community,” ...

Dr. Joyce Statement on President Biden’s Build Back Bankrupt Agenda

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) released the following statement after voting against President Biden’s social spending agenda, H.R. 5376. “House Democrats again ignored the realities facing Pennsylvania families by jamming through a socialist spending spree that does nothing to address the skyrocketing prices my constituents are facing at the grocery store and at the g...

Dr. Joyce Recognizes Somerset County Family’s Random Acts of Kindness

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) thanked the family of Trevor Thomas for the random acts of kindness they have generated following the tragic loss of their son in 2019 in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. “Together, the people of Somerset County are working to keep Trevor’s memory alive through their acts of service for one another,” said Congre...

Dr. Joyce Announces $24 Million Grant to Support New Infrastructure in Johnstown

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) announced that the U.S Department of Transportation awarded the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity (RAISE) Grant to the City of Johnstown. In July, Congressman Joyce sent a letter to Secretary of Transpiration Pete Buttigieg advocating for this critical funding. The City of Johnstown was awarded $24,488,164 in...

Congressman Joyce Issues Statement on President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

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Washington, DC –Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s vaccine mandate issued in separate rules from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this morning. “President Biden's vaccine mandate does nothing to promote public health and will only serve to erode the public trust in the s...

Dr. Joyce: “Passing the green new deal, dressed up as infrastructure legislation is not the answer to the problems we face.”

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) highlighted the fatal flaws in Democrats’ Infrastructure and Reconciliation packages that would make them unworkable for Pennsylvania families. In a press conference led by Congressman Byron Donalds (FL-19) and Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01), Congressman Joyce called attention to the burdensome taxes that American energy providers would face ...

Dr. Joyce Introduces SAFE Act to Protect Our Biomedical Research from Foreign Threats

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) introduced legislation to safeguard biomedical research conducted or funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH). This legislation, entitled the “Securing and Fortifying Everyday Biomedical Research Act” (SAFE Biomedical Research Act) would go further than ever before to ensure that medical facilities receiving grants from the United...

EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Joyce Introduces Bill Requiring NIH To Consult With National Security Officials On Research Grants

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Republican Pennsylvania Rep. John Joyce introduced a bill on Thursday that would require officials at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to consult with intelligence officials on research impacting national security. The SAFE Biomedical Research Act, obtained exclusively by the Daily Caller, would require the NIH director to consult with the “Director of National Intelligence, the Director of...

Dr. Joyce Condemns the Kidnapping of Christian Missionaries in Haiti

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) condemned the recent kidnapping of 17 missionaries in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Among the hostages are Americans with close ties to central Pennsylvania. In a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Joyce called attention to the kidnappings and called for their immediate release. “This weekend, 17 Christian miss...

Dr. Joyce Leads HEAT Special Order Speeches on President Biden’s Energy Failures

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Washington, DC – Last night, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) lead the members of the House Energy Action Team (HEAT) in a special order highlighting the Biden Administration’s failure to address our nation’s energy needs. The special order covered a wide range of topics including the need for the United States to adopt an “All of the Above” approach to the energy industry and prioritize Americ...

Dr. Joyce Condemns Liberal Spending Spree

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman John Joyce M.D. (PA-13) warned that the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending package would cause significant harm to working American families. In a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Joyce highlighted the dramatically increased tax burden this legislation would place on middle class families. “Raising taxes on middle class famili...

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