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01.01.19

2018 In Photos

Friend, I wanted to share some highlights from 2018. 1. March 29, 2018: Standing on the Broken Bridge in Dandong, China and looking across to North Korea. 2. May 10, 2018: Discussing the debt crisis with Washington Post's Erica Werner at the Peterson Foundation's Fiscal Summit. 3. May 15, 2018: Urging the Senate to cancel its scheduled August recess in order to confirm President Trump's nominees and fund the government before the end of the fiscal year. By working through August, the Sen… Continue Reading


12.16.18

Big Win For Georgia Ag

Here are a few highlights from this week: 1. Big Win For Georgia Ag The U.S. Senate and House got a good Farm Bill across the finish line. This Farm Bill is an important investment in our rural communities, and it will provide much-needed certainty to farmers in Georgia and across the country. Ultimately, it ensures America's agriculture industry will continue to be a strategic industry for years to come. Read more in Albany Herald. 2. Honoring The Triple Nickles The Triple Nickles was … Continue Reading


12.07.18

American Hero

Here are a few things from this week: 1. American Hero President George H.W. Bush was a skilled leader who showed tireless dedication to our nation during some of our most trying times. George and Barbara's sacrifice, service, and love for our country was unmatched. Bonnie and I were honored to join the Bush family to pay our respects to 41. View a photo gallery of President Bush through the years in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 2. Bringing Together HBCUs & Business Leaders As… Continue Reading


11.30.18

Solving The Debt Crisis

Here are some big things from this week: 1. Solving The Debt Crisis Unfortunately, Congress has once again put its political self-interest ahead of our national interest. We had a chance to make meaningful changes to Congress's broken funding process -- instead, it turned out to be a lost opportunity. This is completely irresponsible. I will keep fighting for a politically neutral platform to fund the government because without that we will never solve this debt crisis. Read more in Politic… Continue Reading


11.29.18

FW: December 13th Deadline

Friend, I wanted to share this message from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. If you were affected by Hurricane Michael, the deadline to register for assistance through FEMA is December 13, 2018. You can register online at www.disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362. As always, don't hesitate to reach out to my team if we can be of assistance. You can contact our Atlanta office at 404-865-0087 and our Washington office at 202-224-3521. Two Weeks Left To Register For As… Continue Reading


11.16.18

Never Forget Where You Came From

Here are a few highlights from this week: 1. Never Forget Where You Came From My cousin, Sonny, and I caught up with Houston Home Journal to talk about faith, family, and growing up in Houston County. One thing is certain -- we haven't forgotten where we came from. Read the article here. 2. Honoring Our Fallen Heroes My team helped salute our fallen hero, Sgt. 1st Class James Streetman Jr., who was killed in action during the Korean War. His remains were recently identified and returne… Continue Reading


11.09.18

How can I help you?

Friend, My team and I are proud to serve the people of Georgia. Team Perdue meets with federal agency representatives to help Georgians resolve issues with the federal government. I wanted to let you know about a few ways we can help you: Casework: Resolve a variety of federal issues from veterans affairs, to obtaining visas and passports, filing Social Security claims, and navigating federal agencies Visiting DC: Schedule tours of the U.S. Capitol, White House, Supreme Court, Pentagon… Continue Reading


11.01.18

The Results

Friend, When President Trump took office, he said job one was growing the economy. Since then, we focused on undoing regulations, unleashing our energy potential, changing the tax code, and rolling back parts of Dodd-Frank. Our economic agenda is working. Look at the results: The economy is growing at TWICE the rate it did under President Obama. Middle-class income is the highest in American history. Total unemployment is at its lowest rate in nearly 50 years. African-American unemployme… Continue Reading


10.26.18

Strong Economic Growth

Here are a few things I thought you'd want to see: 1. Strong Economic Growth The U.S. economy grew at a rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, beating expectations once again. This clearly demonstrates that our economic agenda is working and getting results. Read more at CNBC. 2. Fighting The Opioid Crisis We've got to stop the spread of opioids through our communities in Georgia and across the country. It's time to tackle this epidemic head on, and the law President Trump signed this week … Continue Reading


10.19.18

Georgians Coming Together

Here are a few things I thought you'd like to see: 1. Hurricane Michael President Trump and Vice President Pence visited Middle and South Georgia this week to tour Hurricane Michael devastation and meet with farmers and producers whose crops were impacted. I joined Vice President Pence on Tuesday, and we appreciate the Trump Administration's support as we work to get our communities up and running again. Read more in The Covington News. 2. Georgians Coming Together Many of our communiti… Continue Reading


10.17.18

Touring Hurricane Michael Devastation

Yesterday, I joined Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, and state and local leaders to survey Hurricane Michael devastation in Southwest Georgia. We heard directly from farmers and producers who suffered significant crop losses. Our ag industry has a long road ahead, but it's encouraging to see Georgians come together during this challenging time. Residents and business owners who sustained losses in designated counties can begin applying for assistance online… Continue Reading


10.12.18

Hurricane Michael Resources

First responders and local officials are working around the clock to assess damages from Hurricane Michael and get our communities up and running again. As you assess damages to your home and property, here are some helpful resources to have on hand: List you and your family as safe with the Red Cross here. Find food, water, and sheltering information here. Call your local non-emergency police line to report a downed tree in a main road. Call 911 immediately to report downed power line… Continue Reading


10.09.18

Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael is moving quickly, gaining strength, and has the potential to impact many Georgians as it makes landfall. Governor Deal has issued an emergency declaration for 92 counties in Georgia, and the state is mobilizing all available resources to keep Georgians safe. Counties under emergency declaration are highlighted below. Here are some important resources to help you before, during, and after the storm: View up-to-date emergency declarations from Governor Deal here. Vie… Continue Reading


09.14.18

Georgians Stepping Up

Across our state, Georgians are stepping up to assist during Hurricane Florence. Here are a few examples: 1. 7,000+ Troops More than 7,000 service members are standing by to help with Hurricane Florence. About 80 tactical vehicles are staged at Fort Stewart. Hunter Army Airfield has 35 helicopters available for search-and-rescue operations. At Moody Air Force Base, six HH-60 helicopters, two HC-30 aircraft, and four pararescue teams are ready. Read more here. 2. 300,000 Cans Of Water … Continue Reading


09.12.18

Preparing For Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence has the potential to impact many Georgians as it makes landfall in the United States. Governor Deal has issued an emergency declaration for all 159 counties in Georgia, and the state is working hard to prepare for the storm and mobilize all available resources to keep Georgians safe. I wanted to share some important resources to help you before, during, and after the storm: View up-to-date emergency declarations from Governor Deal here. View updates from Georgia Emergenc… Continue Reading


09.07.18

Confirm Kavanaugh

Here are a few highlights from this week: 1. Confirm Kavanaugh The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Throughout his 32 hours of testimony, Judge Kavanaugh proved he is an independent, well-qualified nominee who will defend and uphold the Constitution. He has my full support. Watch highlights from Judge Kavanaugh's testimony here. 2. Pro-Growth Agenda Is Working Friday's jobs report shows the economy added … Continue Reading


08.19.18

Major Jobs Announcement

Here are a few highlights from last week: 1. Major Jobs Announcement Robins Air Force Base announced plans to hire 1,200 new employees in the next 12 months. This is tremendous news and a testament to Robins' success. If you or someone you know are interested in working at Robins, visit www.workatrobins.com. Watch coverage of the announcement here. 2. Transcend Party Lines Judge Kavanaugh's outstanding qualifications for the United States Supreme Court transcend party lines. He has my… Continue Reading


07.27.18

A Booming Economy

Here are a few things I thought you'd like to know: 1. A Booming Economy 4.1% GDP growth in the second quarter clearly demonstrates that President Trump's economic agenda is working. He said job one was growing the economy. His strategy included undoing regulations, releasing our energy potential, changing the tax system, and rolling back parts of Dodd-Frank. These efforts are generating much-needed economic growth that is a crucial part of solving our national debt crisis. Read more in F… Continue Reading


07.26.18

A Long-Term Future For Robins Air Force Base & U.S. National Defense

In case you missed it... A Long-Term Future For Robins Air Force Base And U.S. National Defense By U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) July 26, 2018 https://bit.ly/2LH6GmG I grew up in Warner Robins, Georgia. As a member of the United States Senate Armed Services Committee and a former member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I know that Robins Air Force Base is an integral piece of our country's national security. Since 1996, Robins has been home to the Joint Surveillance and Tar… Continue Reading


07.20.18

Meeting With Judge Kavanaugh

Here are a few things I thought you might be interested in: 1. Meeting With Judge Kavanaugh After meeting with Judge Kavanaugh, I have no doubt that the is exactly the kind of justice we need on the U.S. Supreme Court. He has my strongest support. Read more about Judge Kavanaugh's stellar career in the Marietta Daily Journal. 2. Hometown BBQ My cousin, Sonny, and I traveled across Georgia last week to hear from farmers and growers and talk about President Trump's agenda. Along the way, … Continue Reading

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