Press Releases

08.16.19

Senator David Perdue Applauds Sale Of F-16s To Taiwan

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Trump Administration's plan to move forward with the sale of dozens of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan: "Since the passage of the Taiwan Relations Act forty years ago, the United States has remained steadfast in our support for Taiwan's ability to defend itself. President Trump's decision to move forward with the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan clearly demonstrates that our commitmen… Continue Reading


08.14.19

Senator David Perdue Receives Spirit Of Enterprise Award

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) addressed the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's congressional luncheon and received the Chamber's Spirit of Enterprise Award for his efforts to create a business-friendly climate that fuels economic growth. Click here or on the image below to download photos. Senator Perdue receives the Spirit of Enterprise Award from Chris Clark, President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber "Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business f… Continue Reading


08.13.19

Senator David Perdue: We Need To Protect The Free-Enterprise System

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today addressed over 2,000 business and community leaders at Georgia Chamber of Commerce's annual Congressional Luncheon. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Best State For Business: "After four and a half years as the outsider in the belly of the beast, let me tell you: Washington could learn a lot from Georgia. Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business for six straight years. That did not h… Continue Reading


08.13.19

Senator David Perdue Meets With Business, Community Leaders In Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined the Rotary Club of Savannah to discuss progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, Georgia's business friendly climate, and President Trump's efforts to level the playing field on trade. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "As home to the fastest growing port in the country, Savannah is at the epicenter of much of Georgia's recent economic growth," said Senator Perdue. "The Rotary Club of Savannah has proven to b… Continue Reading


08.12.19

Senator David Perdue Visits with Rural Health Care Providers in South Georgia

OCILLA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) participated in a community meeting with South Central Primary Care Center, health care professionals, and local officials to discuss the critical services provided by community health centers (CHCs) and solutions to fix the country's broken health care system. Click here to download photos. "More than ever before, community health centers in Georgia are being relied upon for high-quality, affordable care," said Senator Perdue. "Rural health… Continue Reading


08.09.19

Senator David Perdue Visits Southwest Georgia Cotton Farm

VIENNA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, visited Coley Cotton Farm for a tour and discussion about Georgia's critical agriculture industry. The Coley Family has produced cotton and peanuts in Dooly County, Georgia, for four generations. Today, the family operates 4,000 acres of land, a cotton gin, and a peanut buying point. Click here or below to download photos. "Our farming operations are the backbone of America, and the Coley Cotton F… Continue Reading


08.06.19

Senator David Perdue Addresses Kiwanis Club of Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta about Georgia and America's global leadership and the importance of balancing defense, diplomacy, and development efforts at home and around the world. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "The Kiwanis Club of Atlanta has been a stalwart in our community for over 100 years," said Senator Perdue. "In many ways, Georgia is at the forefront of creating opportunity and stability around the … Continue Reading


08.06.19

Senator David Perdue Visits With Greater North Fulton Chamber Of Commerce

JOHNS CREEK, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined local business leaders from the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Circle to discuss Georgia's business-friendly environment, economic growth, and historic job numbers. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "For six consecutive years, Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business," said Senator Perdue. "Our local chambers help maintain Georgia's business-friendly climate t… Continue Reading


08.01.19

Senator David Perdue Supports President Trump’s Bipartisan Agreement To Fund Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget and Armed Services Committees, comments on the bipartisan budget agreement reached by the Trump Administration and congressional leaders, which will allow Congress to fund the federal government and prevent a continuing resolution (CR) for the military: "Without this bipartisan budget deal, Congress would be staring down the barrel of sequestration, a one-year CR, or another government shutdown. Any of those outc… Continue Reading


08.01.19

Senator David Perdue To Colleagues: Pass The Budget Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, spoke on the Senate floor to encourage his Senate colleagues to vote in favor of the budget deal negotiated by the Trump Administration and congressional leaders. The House passed the funding agreement last week, and the Senate plans to vote on it later today. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: 10 Working Days: "When Congress comes back in September, there will be 10 working d… Continue Reading


07.25.19

Senator David Perdue Talks Bipartisan Budget Agreement On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss the budget deal reached by the Trump Administration and congressional leaders, as well as the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA). Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Debt Hawk: "I'm a debt hawk as much as anybody here in the Senate. Under this bill, discretionary spending is still falling as a percentage of GDP. The irony here is while some people will say 'I don'… Continue Reading


07.24.19

Senator David Perdue: Budget Deal Is Reasonable Compromise

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor about the budget deal reached by the Trump Administration and congressional leaders, so Congress can begin funding the federal government. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Critical Compromise: "This week, the Trump Administration and congressional leaders, including Speaker Pelosi, reached a critical two-year compromise on spending levels and the debt ceiling. Like any compromise, this fundi… Continue Reading


07.24.19

Senator David Perdue Questions Deputy Defense Secretary Nominee On Threats From China

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, asked David Norquist, President Trump's nominee to be Deputy Secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD), about how the United States should combat threats from China. Click here to watch. Senator Perdue: "Right now, if you adjust for purchasing power parity, China's military is spending about the same as we are, which they have been doing throughout the last decade. At the sa… Continue Reading


07.24.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Confirmation Of Georgian To Lead Federal Aviation Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the Senate's confirmation of Stephen Dickson of Atlanta to serve a term of five years as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. As administrator, Dickson will also serve as chairman of the Air Traffic Services Committee for the U.S. Department of Transportation. "I applaud the Senate's vote today and have full confidence in Captain Steve Dickson's commitment to aviation safety," said Se… Continue Reading


07.24.19

Isakson, Perdue, Loudermilk Applaud Federal Investment In Cobb County Corridor Project

MARIETTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Barry Loudermilk (R-GA-11), applauded the announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation that Cobb County will receive a federal grant to assist with a new access ramp to the I-75 northwest corridor project at Akers Mill Road in Cobb County. Cobb County will be awarded a $5 million grant for the construction of a 24-foot-wide reversible ramp providing direct access to the I-75 managed lane… Continue Reading


07.23.19

Senator David Perdue Comments On 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund Act: "Without question, September 11, 2001 was one of the darkest days in our country's history. The first responders who rushed to danger as the Twin Towers crumbled are true American heroes. These patriots sacrificed everything to rescue others, and they need to know their country will always have their backs. We will never forget the lives lost during the terrorist attacks on Septembe… Continue Reading


07.23.19

Senator David Perdue Votes to Confirm New Defense Secretary, Dr. Mark Esper

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, congratulates Dr. Mark Esper on being confirmed as President Donald J. Trump's Secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD): Click here or on the image below to download. "Dr. Mark Esper is immensely qualified and has already distinguished himself as Secretary of the Army under the Trump Administration. Throughout his military service and career in the private and public sec… Continue Reading


07.22.19

Senator David Perdue On Bipartisan Agreement To Fund The Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is encouraged that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have reached a two-year agreement on spending levels and the debt ceiling, so Congress can begin funding the federal government: "In a compromise, neither side gets 100 percent of what they want. The bottom line is, with just 15 working days until the end of the fiscal year on September 30, Congress cannot afford to waste any more time. It's critical that we avoid another co… Continue Reading


07.22.19

Senator David Perdue Visits Dublin VA Hospital

DUBLIN, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, toured the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. The Senator visited with veterans and met with the center's new director, David Whitmer. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "The women and men who have worn the uniform represent the very best of our nation. As Americans, we have a responsibility to uphold the commitments we made to our veterans, and it's a job I ta… Continue Reading


07.17.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Introduce Bill to Help Fill Critical Vacancies at Georgia Military Depots

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) are taking action to eliminate a current six-month waiting period before retired military service members may be hired as federal civilian employees. The senators' measure would help the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex in Warner Robins, Ga., and other depots around the country fill critical positions for which quality candidates may otherwise be lost to private sector careers due to the existing waiting period. U… Continue Reading

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