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10.26.20

Senate Confirms Judge Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. Click here to download photos of Senator Perdue's meeting with Judge Barrett. Click here to download b-roll video. "Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an accomplished, experienced jurist and a brilliant legal mind," said Senator Perdue. "Throughout her impressive career, Judge Barrett has demonstrated her commitment to preserving the Constitution and the American ru… Continue Reading


10.22.20

Senator David Perdue Highlights Savannah Port Progress

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today highlighted progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) during Georgia Ports Authority's virtual 2020 State of the Port Address. Working with the Trump Administration, Senator Perdue and the Georgia congressional delegation have secured full federal funding for SHEP for four straight years, putting the project on track for completion after nearly 20 years of delays. Once completed, the port will be able to accommodate larger, … Continue Reading


10.22.20

Senator David Perdue Helps Launch New STEM Center At Spelman College

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the bipartisan HBCU Caucus, participated in the virtual launch of Spelman College's new Center of Excellence for Minority Women in STEM. As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Perdue championed this partnership between the Department of Defense and Spelman's continued growth in STEM education. The Center of Excellence for Minority Women in STEM is the first center of its kind and will provide Spelman students and f… Continue Reading


10.21.20

Democrats Continue To Block Additional COVID Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) called out Democrats for their continued obstruction and refusal to provide additional relief for the American people: "It's absolutely shameful that Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi continue to hold up real relief that could help the American people today," Senator Perdue. "Once again, the Senate voted on a critical COVID-19 package focused on getting people back to work, getting kids safely back to school, and beating this virus with more reso… Continue Reading


10.20.20

Senate Democrats Block Additional Small Business Aid

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) blasted Senate Democrats' refusal to provide additional relief for small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). As Senator Perdue travels across Georgia, he continues to hear directly from small business owners about the success of the PPP and what they need going forward. "The Paycheck Protection Program has been extraordinarily successful and saved over 1.5 million Georgia jobs," said Senator Perdue. "As I travel around … Continue Reading


10.20.20

Bipartisan Senators Express Strong Support For The Quad & Australia’s Return To Exercise Malabar

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, led a bipartisan group of senators in expressing strong support of India's decision to formally invite Australia to participate in the annual Exercise Malabar. The letter, addressed to Ambassador of India to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu, was signed by U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Chris Coons (D-DE), John Cornyn (R-TX), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Josh Hawley (R… Continue Reading


10.19.20

Senator Perdue Applauds CVS & Walgreens Partnership To Administer COVID-19 Vaccine To Vulnerable Communities

ATLANTA, GA - As part of Operation Warp Speed, CVS and Walgreens have agreed to provide and administer COVID-19 vaccines, once available, to residents of long-term care facilities (LTCF) nationwide with no out-of-pocket costs. "With critical funding from the CARES Act, the United States is working at record speed to develop effective treatments and vaccines for COVID-19," said Senator David Perdue. "Ensuring easy access to these vaccines, once available, will help save lives and eventually get … Continue Reading


10.15.20

Senator David Perdue Praises Georgia’s Action To Lower Health Premiums, Increase Choice

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) praised the Trump Administration's review of Governor Brian Kemp's healthcare waivers, known as Georgia Pathways and Georgia Access, which will bring down health insurance premiums and increase choice for consumers: "This announcement today from Governor Kemp and CMS Administrator Verma is welcomed news for the millions of Georgians who have been struggling to afford their healthcare coverage since the passage of the so-called Affordable Care Act. … Continue Reading


10.15.20

Senator David Perdue Fights For Additional COVID Relief For Georgia

DULUTH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) safely met with the Gwinnett and Greater North Fulton Chambers of Commerce to discuss the success of the bipartisan CARES Act and ongoing efforts in the U.S. Senate to pass additional relief for Georgians. "In Georgia, the CARES Act and other relief packages provided our state with $47 billion in relief and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) saved over 1.5 million jobs. It also delivered additional resources to help our healthcare workers, ramp… Continue Reading


10.14.20

Senator Perdue Talks Supreme Court With Sean Hannity

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined The Sean Hannity Show to discuss Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings and the path forward in the Senate. Highlights: Judge Amy Coney Barrett: "If every American could meet Amy Coney Barrett, they would absolutely march on Washington saying 'Of course, she needs to be our next Supreme Court Justice!'" Precedent: "The Democrats are playing pure partisan politics. There is no reason why Judge Barrett should not confirmed. Histo… Continue Reading


10.08.20

Senator David Perdue Fights For Georgia Veterans

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, continues to stand up for Georgia's veterans. Yesterday, the Senator wrote to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie to communicate several concerns raised by constituents and seek solutions to systemic problems within the VA. "Under this Administration, efficiency and accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs have greatly improved and patient satisfaction within the Veterans Hea… Continue Reading


10.06.20

Roswell-Based Foster Care Support Foundation Receives National Honor

ATLANTA, GA - The Foster Care Support Foundation, founded by Rachel Ewald and based in Roswell, Georgia, has been named a 2020 Angels in Adoption Honoree by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI). The organization was nominated for the national honor by U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA). "The Foster Care Support Foundation has provided care and comfort to over 66,000 children in the state of Georgia," said Senator Perdue. "Their tireless efforts have improved the lives of th… Continue Reading


09.30.20

Senator David Perdue Votes To Protect Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted once again to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions. The Protect Act, of which Senator Perdue is an original co-sponsor, was blocked by Senate Democrats. "Tonight, we saw Senate Democrats hypocritically block efforts to help people they claim to champion," said Senator Perdue. "The Protect Act is a serious solution that I sponsored that would absolutely protect Americans with pre-existing conditions. Instead, Chuck Schumer… Continue Reading


09.30.20

Senator David Perdue On Funding The Government

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on Congress's 189th continuing resolution (CR) and its failure to fully fund the federal government on time by the end of the fiscal year on September 30: "Here we are again. Only four times in the last forty-six years has Congress fully funded the government before the end of the fiscal year," said Senator Perdue. "Because the budget and appropriations processes have not funded the discretionary… Continue Reading


09.30.20

Senator David Perdue Meets With Judge Amy Coney Barrett

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today met with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, in the U.S. Capitol. Click here to download photos. Click here to download b-roll video. "Judge Amy Coney Barrett will be an exceptional Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court," said Senator Perdue. "Her impeccable record, combined with her strong character and work ethic, has earned her bipartisan praise from the legal community. Judge Barrett's opin… Continue Reading


09.30.20

Senator David Perdue Urges Improvements To Systemic Problems At Atlanta VA

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is taking action to ensure Georgia's veterans receive the care they deserve. Recently, the Senator wrote to Atlanta VA Director Ann Brown to communicate several concerns raised by constituents and request plans to improve care for veterans. "As Americans, we have a responsibility to uphold the commitments we made to our veterans, and it is a job that I take very seriously," wrote Senator Perdue. "Ov… Continue Reading


09.29.20

Senator David Perdue Talks Economic Recovery After COVID-19

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with WSAV-TV to discuss ways to revitalize the economy after COVID-19. Highlights: Economic Renaissance: "After eight years, Obama and Biden had given us the worst economic output in US history. In just three and a half years under President Trump's agenda, over six and a half million people pulled themselves out of poverty. Before COVID, we had the highest middle class income and lowest unemployment numbers for African American, Hispani… Continue Reading


09.26.20

Senator David Perdue Statement On Supreme Court Nominee

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement on President Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court: "Georgians want a Supreme Court that applies the law, not makes the law. Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an outstanding choice to serve on our nation's highest court. Throughout her impressive legal career, Judge Barrett has been an ardent defender of the Constitution and steadfast supporter of the rule of law. Having clerked for Justic… Continue Reading


09.25.20

Senator David Perdue Seeks Answers About Irwin County Detention Center

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) wrote to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to request an expedited investigation into allegations of medical misconduct at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia. The letters, addressed to Joseph Cuffari, Inspector General of DHS, and Kenneth Cuccinelli, the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, come in response to a recent whistleblower complaint filed with the Office of the … Continue Reading


09.25.20

Senator Perdue: President Trump’s Agenda Is Working In Georgia

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today welcomed President Trump back to Georgia to highlight his successful economic agenda. "I'm delighted to welcome President Trump back to Georgia today," said Senator Perdue. "Time and again, the President has fulfilled his promises to the people of our state. He has made it a priority to ensure every Georgian has the opportunity to succeed. As I saw just last week with Secretary Ben Carson, Georgia has directly benefited from 260 opportunity z… Continue Reading

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