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Senator David Perdue Supports Georgia’s Small Businesses

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined NFIB Georgia's Small Business Day at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Click here or on the image below to download a photo. "I'm proud to be here in Atlanta at NFIB's Small Business Day to celebrate Georgia being the #1 state for small business," said Senator David Perdue. "Small businesses are backbone of job creation in our communities. As a small businessman myself, I know firsthand how over-taxation and over-regulation stifles innova… Continue Reading


Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Proposed Rule to Aid Rural Hospitals

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded a move by the Trump administration to help ensure that rural hospitals are fairly reimbursed for their services under the Medicare program after the senators joined colleagues in urging the administration to make this critical change. The administration issued a proposed rule this week that would provide higher payments to hospitals in lower-income rural areas, helping to keep these hospitals open for patie… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Tours ScottsMiracle-Gro Plant In Jackson

JACKSON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) toured ScottsMiracle-Gro's Growing Media Plant in Jackson, Georgia, and met with employees. ScottsMiracle-Gro is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer products for lawn and garden care, and the company recently expanded operations at its Jackson facility. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Having spent much of my career in manufacturing, I always enjoy getting an up-close look at manufacturing facilities in Georgia,… Continue Reading


Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud President Trump’s Commitment To Fighting Opioid Crisis

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded President Donald J. Trump for attending the 8th annual "Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit" in Atlanta. During the summit, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump addressed federal, state, and local professionals working to address the opioid epidemic. "President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national emergency soon after taking office, and last year, Congress acted to pass bipartisan, comprehens… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Meets With Valmiera Glass Employees At Production Facility In Dublin

DUBLIN, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) visits Valmiera Glass Group's production plant in Dublin, Georgia to meet with employees and tour the facility. Valmiera Glass produces glass fibre fabrics that are used for many technical applications and industries worldwide. Click here to download photos. "Companies like Valmiera Glass are a major reason why Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business for six consecutive years," said Senator Perdue. "Valmiera i… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Visits With UPS Employees In Sandy Springs

SANDY SPRINGS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) visits the UPS Headquarters in Sandy Springs, Georgia to meet with CEO David Abney and employees about economic growth in Georgia and across the country. Click here to download photos. "UPS continues to lead their industry on the global stage, and I'm proud they have chosen to plant their roots here in Georgia," said Senator Perdue. "For six consecutive years, Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business. Co… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Holds Roundtable Discussion On Georgia’s Emerging Tech Industry

ALPHARETTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce at Digital Ignition in Alpharetta, Georgia for a roundtable discussion and tour of the co-working space for startups and digital media companies. Click here to download photos. "Georgia has become a hotbed for startups and emerging technology companies, and without a doubt, co-work spaces like Digital Ignition play a critical role in this innovation," said Senator Perdue. "As a business gu… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Declares April Financial Literacy Month

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and other senators in introducing a bipartisan resolution declaring April as Financial Literacy Month in an effort to highlight the importance of learning and maintaining healthy financial habits. Throughout his life, Senator Perdue has been heavily involved in literacy programs and served as Chairman of the National Commission on Literacy and Workforce Development. "Both of my parents were schoolteachers, and I… Continue Reading


Senators Decry Lack Of Action On Disaster Aid For Suffering States

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) today joined Senate colleagues, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), in expressing disappointment in Congress' failure to deliver critical disaster aid to their states to assist in recovery efforts from natural disasters in 2018 and 2019. It has been six months since Georgia and Florida took a direct hit from Hurricane Michael. The senators have worked to negotiate in good faith since 2018 on a bi… Continue Reading


Senators Introduce Protect Act To Ensure Affordable Coverage For Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and other senators in introducing the Protect Act, legislation that protects Americans with pre-existing conditions, ensuring that Americans have the peace of mind knowing that they and their loved ones will never be denied health care coverage or be charged more because of a pre-existing condition. The Protect Act amends the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to: Guarantee the avai… Continue Reading


Senators Perdue, Cotton, Hawley Re-Introduce the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Josh Hawley (R-MO) today re-introduced the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, a bill that would spur continued economic growth and raise working Americans' wages by giving priority to the best-skilled immigrants from around the world. The RAISE Act is supported by President Trump and has been described by the White House as a bill that "will create a merit-based immigration system that pro… Continue Reading


Senators Perdue, Whitehouse Take Action To Cut Wasteful Spending & Modernize Federal Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) are taking action to cut unnecessary spending and paper use in the United States Federal Government. Senators Perdue and Whitehouse today introduced the bipartisan Federal Register Modernization Act to prohibit the Government Printing Office (GPO) from automatically printing copies of the Federal Register, which is already available electronically, without charge for Members of Congress or any employee of the U.S.… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Meets With U.S. Fleet Forces Command

NORFOLK, VA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower, visited the United States Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia to meet with fleet leadership and witness sea and flight operations aboard the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier. Senator Perdue is the first and only member of the U.S. Senate to visit the USS Truman since the Department of Defense announced its intention to retire the aircraft carrier. Click here to download pho… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Reaffirms Steadfast Support For Israel

LAS VEGAS, NV - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) delivered remarks and introduced Vice President Mike Pence at the Republican Jewish Coalition's National Conference. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Shoulder-To-Shoulder: "I was sworn into the United States Senate in January 2015. In early February of that year, my first international trip was to Israel because I wanted to send a message that there are friends in the U.S. Senate who will stand shoulder-to-shoulder wi… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Attends Aviation Partnership Announcement In Macon

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today helped announce a major aviation partnership between Macon-Bibb County, Central Georgia Technical College, and Robins Air Force Base. Senator Perdue was joined by Governor Brian Kemp, Mayor Robert Reichert, and Brigadier General John C. Kubinec, commander of Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. The partnership will co-locate Robins' 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group with Central Georgia Techni… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Speaks At Fort Valley State University

FORT VALLEY, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and Senate Agriculture Committee, today spoke at the Fort Valley State University 37th Annual Ham & Egg Legislative Breakfast. Senator Perdue was joined by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), and President of Fort Valley State University Dr. Paul Jones. Last year, Senator Perdue and Congressman David … Continue Reading


Air Force Chief: “ABMS is on track, and Robins is Going to Lead the Way.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today questioned General David L. Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, on progress to bring the new Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) online. Last June, the Air Force announced that it will locate the new mission at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia. Senator Perdue continues to work with Air Force leadership, Robins, and the 21st Century Partnership to ensure th… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Comments On Senate Action To Speed Up Confirmations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. Senate's action to speed up the confirmation process and end obstruction of President Trump's nominees. Since coming to the Senate, Senator Perdue has led efforts to make Congress work more efficiently and effectively in advancing important policies and funding the government on time. "Since President Trump was elected, we have witnessed historic obstructionism from Senate Democrats," said Senator Perdue. "One of the funda… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue: This Is The Ultimate Political Hypocrisy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Fox News America's Newsroom to discuss his work to pass disaster relief in Congress. Earlier this week, Senate Democrats blocked a bipartisan disaster relief package that would have helped Georgia and other areas of the country recovering from recent natural disasters, including Puerto Rico. Click here to watch. Highlights: President Trump Backed Disaster Relief: "Farmers in the Southeast have been devastated by Hurricane Michael. … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Talks Disaster Relief & China Trade Negotiations On Bloomberg

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Bloomberg TV to discuss the critical need to pass a disaster relief package and ongoing trade negotiations with China. Click here to watch. Highlights: Democrats Obstructing Disaster Relief: "This is the height of obstructionism. We could have given the Democrats everything they asked for in the disaster relief package, and they still would have found something to say no about. President Trump acquiesced and met them in the middle … Continue Reading

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