Press Releases

10.10.19

Senator David Perdue Shares Lessons In Leadership At The University Of Georgia

ATHENS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) participated in a forum on leadership at the University of Georgia's Institute for Leadership Advancement. Allison Fine, a business and political science student, interviewed the Senator about the leadership lessons he has learned as businessman, CEO, and now as a U.S. Senator. Click here to watch a highlight video. Click here to download photos. Highlights: On True Leadership: "Many times the leader is in the back row, and she doesn't say muc… Continue Reading


10.10.19

Senator David Perdue Tours Athens Animal Health Facility

ATHENS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) toured Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc.'s manufacturing and research facility in Athens, Georgia to mark completion of their expansion after a $76 million investment in the site. The investment doubled the company's capacity to produce vaccines for pets in the United States and around the world. Click here or below to download photos. "Boehringer Ingelheim continues to be a strong contributor to our economy," said Senator Perdue. "Thei… Continue Reading


10.03.19

Senator David Perdue Salutes Law Enforcement Officers

JONES COUNTY, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today honored law enforcement officers at the Georgia Sheriffs' Association's seventh annual 'Salute to Georgia Sheriffs' event in Jones County. Houston County Sheriff Cullen Talton was recognized as 2019 Georgia Sheriff of the Year, and Houston County Chief Deputy Billy Rape accepted the award on his behalf. Click here to download photos of the event. Click here to download a photo of Senator Perdue and Sheriff Talton. "Georgia is home t… Continue Reading


10.02.19

One Year After Hurricane Michael, Senator David Perdue Discusses Disaster Response With Red Cross

DOUGLASVILLE, GA - Ahead of the one-year mark since Hurricane Michael devastated Southwest Georgia, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) visited the Red Cross Biomedical Processing Center in Douglasville, Georgia for a tour and discussion about disaster preparedness and response. Click here or below to download photos. "When disaster strikes, the Red Cross is often one of the first organizations on the ground helping communities recover and rebuild," said Senator Perdue. "Nearly one year ago, Hu… Continue Reading


10.02.19

VIDEO: Senator David Perdue Leads Push for Safer Schools

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared the following video about his proposal to strengthen school safety for students across the country. The Senator's bipartisan School Safety Clearinghouse Act would establish a federally-funded and housed information clearinghouse detailing best practices for school security and design. Click here or on the image below to watch. The clearinghouse would be managed by the Department of Homeland Security and include recommendations from engine… Continue Reading


10.01.19

Senator David Perdue Shines a Light on Human Trafficking

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), and Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association (GHLA) for a discussion on efforts to prevent and eradicate human trafficking across the country. Click here or on the image below to download photos. L-R: Chip Rogers, Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09), Senator David Perdue "Human trafficking touches every state and every industry," said Se… Continue Reading


09.26.19

Senator David Perdue On Congress’s Failure To Fund The Government On Time

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on the Congress's 187th continuing resolution (CR) and failure to fund the federal government on time by the end of the fiscal year on September 30: "This is absolutely ridiculous. Congress just kicked the can down the road and resorted to a continuing resolution for the 187th time in 45 years. Senate Democrats put us in this position when they reneged on a bipartisan agreement to fund the gov… Continue Reading


09.26.19

Senator David Perdue Calls Out Senate Democrats For Obstructing Funding Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, called out Senate Democrats for reneging on a good-faith agreement to fund the federal government on time before the end of the fiscal year on September 30. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Democrats Violated the Deal: "This July, Democrats and Republicans had a good-faith agreement on a bipartisan budget deal. Everybody sang Kumbaya and agreed to a top-line number to fund th… Continue Reading


09.25.19

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Strong Support For Perdue, Jones’ School Safety Clearinghouse Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Educators, school administrators, and design experts are praising U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Doug Jones' (D-AL) bipartisan School Safety Clearinghouse Act, which would establish a federally-funded and housed information clearinghouse detailing best practices for school security and design. Governor Brian Kemp: "Keeping our children, teachers, and school administrators safe is a top priority of my administration. That's why this year we allocated $30,000 per school … Continue Reading


09.24.19

Senators Perdue, Jones Introduce Bipartisan School Safety Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Doug Jones (D-AL) are taking bipartisan action to strengthen school safety for students across the country. The senators introduced the School Safety Clearinghouse Act, which would establish a federally-funded and housed information clearinghouse detailing best practices for school security and design. "Every student deserves access to a safe learning environment and a quality education," said Senator Perdue. "As a father and a grandfathe… Continue Reading


09.23.19

Senator David Perdue Leads Effort to Lower Indian Pecan Tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and 11 senators on Friday sent a letter encouraging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to prioritize a reduction in pecan tariffs as the Trump Administration continues trade negotiations with India. Senator Perdue was joined in sending the letter by U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR), John Cornyn (R-TX), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), J… Continue Reading


09.20.19

Senators Perdue and Warren Lead Senate Colleagues in Introducing Bipartisan Resolution Designating September 2019 as "Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month"

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September 2019 as "PCOS Awareness Month". Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Debra Fischer (R-NE), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Gary Peters (D-MI)… Continue Reading


09.18.19

Senator David Perdue: Democrats Are Playing Politics With Critical Defense Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget and Armed Services Committees, comments on Senate Democrats blocking the ability to advance a bipartisan funding package that would fully-fund the military and prevent a continuing resolution (CR) or potential government shutdown: "Here we go again. The fiscal year ends in just seven working days, and Senate Democrats are playing partisan politics with critical funding for our military. To be clear, the only reas… Continue Reading


09.17.19

Senator David Perdue: Johnny Isakson Is One Of The Greatest Among Us

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the Senate floor to honor the legacy of U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), who plans to retire at the end of 2019. Click here or on the image below to watch. Transcript: "Madam President, I rise today with mixed emotions. I rise to recognize an incredible Georgian, a true statesman, a titan of the United States Senate, and most importantly, a friend to me and many people here and back home in Georgia - Senator Johnny Isakso… Continue Reading


09.17.19

98-Year-Old Middle Georgia Veteran Airman Receives Prisoner of War Medal

WARNER ROBINS, GA - Lieutenant Colonel Crawford Hicks, a B-17 pilot and surviving prisoner of war (POW), on Saturday was presented with the Department of Defense's POW medal for his service during World War II. Former Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz presented the medal during an Air Force birthday celebration at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia. Hicks received the medal as a result of ongoing efforts by the Office of U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA). Click here … Continue Reading


09.12.19

VIDEO: Senator David Perdue Travels Georgia

ATLANTA, GA - As the Senate returns from a state work period, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared the following video highlighting his travels across Georgia during the month of August. Click here or on the image below to watch. From Hahira to Hiawassee, Senator Perdue hit every corner of the state this August. The following areas are featured in the video: Vienna - Visited Coley Cotton Farm for a tour and discussion about Georgia's critical agriculture industry. Atlanta - Joined Cor… Continue Reading


09.11.19

Isakson, Perdue Applaud Confirmation of Steven Grimberg

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the Senate confirmation of Steven D. Grimberg of Atlanta to fill a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in Atlanta. The Senate approved his nomination by a vote of 75-18. "Steven Grimberg has a distinguished record of upholding the law, and his deep knowledge of economic crimes and cybersecurity threats will serve him well on the federal bench," said Senator Isakson.… Continue Reading


09.11.19

Senator David Perdue Supports Nominee for Air Force Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met with Ambassador Barbara Barrett, President Trump's nominee for Secretary of the Air Force, ahead of her Senate confirmation hearing. Click here or on the image below to download a photo. "Ambassador Barbara Barrett is the leader we need to propel the U.S. Air Force into the 21st Century," said Senator Perdue. "Ambassador Barrett is a well-respected aeronautics expert with years of inter… Continue Reading


09.11.19

PHOTOS: Senator David Perdue Visits China, Hawaii

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared a collection of photos from his recent visits to China and Hawaii. Senator Perdue traveled to China to help reinforce President Trump's efforts to level the playing field on trade and emphasize that the President and his negotiating team have strong support from Congress. As Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, Senator Perdue then visited the United States Indo-Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii and toured the… Continue Reading


09.11.19

Senator David Perdue Commemorates 9/11

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement on the eighteenth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks: "September 11, 2001 was one of the darkest days in our country's history. The men and women who rushed to danger as the Twin Towers crumbled are true American heroes. As our country faces evolving threats around the world, the terrorist attacks on September 11th serve as a reminder that we must remain vigilant in defending our homeland. We w… Continue Reading

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