Press Releases

06.03.19

Senator David Perdue Addresses National Guard Association Of Georgia

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, addressed a crowd of 250 soldiers, airmen, and their spouses at the National Guard Association of Georgia (NGAGA) 71st annual state conference in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Click here to download pictures. Click here to view a recap video. "Georgia's role in our national defense cannot be overstated," said Senator Perdue. "Since the September 11th terrorist attacks, Georgia's National Guard … Continue Reading


06.03.19

Senator David Perdue Announces 2019 Service Academy Appointments

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced the appointments of 24 Georgia students nominated by his office to the United States Service Academies for the Class of 2023. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Each of these students has set a positive example for their communities and demonstrated the moral and ethical values it takes to succeed in our Armed Services," said Senator Perdue. "Their decision to a… Continue Reading


05.31.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Georgians To Prepare For Hurricane Season

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to take safety precautions to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, which officially begins tomorrow, June 1. The senators also called on the U.S. House of Representatives to approve critical disaster aid legislation, which passed the Senate last week, to help Georgians still recovering from Hurricane Michael, which devastated Georgia during the 2018 hurricane season. "As hurricane season begins… Continue Reading


05.30.19

Senator David Perdue Honored By Marsy’s Law For Georgia

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) has been honored by Marsy's Law For Georgia for his advocacy and support for expanding constitutional rights for victims of violent crimes. Last November, Georgians overwhelmingly voted in favor of Amendment 4, Marsy's Law, on the 2018 midterm ballot. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "After going through the trauma of a violent crime, victims and their families deserve to know if the accused attacker has been released," sai… Continue Reading


05.30.19

Senator David Perdue Addresses Georgia Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to discuss Georgia's business-friendly environment, economic growth, and historic job numbers. Click here to download photos. (Left to right: 2019 Georgia Chamber Chairman Sonny Deriso, Senator Perdue, Georgia Hispanic Chamber President Santiago Marquez, and Georgia Chamber President Chris Clark) "Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business for six consecutive yea… Continue Reading


05.28.19

Senator David Perdue: Bullish On Economy, Bearish On National Debt

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Intercontinental Exchange's Inside the ICE House podcast to discuss economic growth, the national debt crisis, and being an outsider in Washington. Click here or on the image below to listen. Highlights: Formula For Success: "When you pull government back to a reasonable level, have a taxation process that allows us to be level with the rest of the world, and a banking system that rewards risk taking and yet protects us in terms of provi… Continue Reading


05.24.19

Senators Perdue, Cortez Masto Take Bipartisan Action To Relieve Burdens During Natural Disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) are taking action to provide relief for Americans impacted by state-declared disasters and states of emergency. In the midst of a hurricane or forest fire, taxes are far from Americans' minds as they seek safety and shelter. The current, bureaucratic process of securing a tax extension is subject to long periods of delays before families and small businesses get the relief they need. The Filing Relief for Nat… Continue Reading


05.23.19

Senator David Perdue Takes Action To Crack Down On Illegal Robocall Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is taking action to crack down on predatory robocalls. The Senator joined colleagues in passing an overwhelmingly bipartisan bill that would help identify and penalize scammers, as well as give federal agencies and state attorneys general the tools they need to enforce the laws on the books and prosecute robocallers. "Even United States Senators get robocalls," said Senator Perdue. "Something that once was an annoying disturbance has now becom… Continue Reading


05.23.19

Senator David Perdue Secures Georgia Military Priorities In Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and chairman of the Seapower Subcommittee, comments on committee passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. Senator Perdue secured dozens of provisions of importance to Georgia in the annual defense bill, which now awaits consideration by the full United States Senate. "President Trump is committed to rebuilding our military after years of disinvestment from th… Continue Reading


05.23.19

President Trump Breaks Through Logjam On Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) today praised Senate approval of critical disaster relief funding for Georgia and other states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters. Perdue and Isakson have fought for months to secure disaster funding for Georgia, which was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018. "President Trump has broken through the gridlock to get disaster relief across the finish line. Finally, farmers … Continue Reading


05.22.19

Senator David Perdue: Continuing Resolutions Devastate Our Military

WASHINGTON, D.C. - During Military Appreciation Month, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke on the Senate floor about the devastating impact that continuing resolutions (CRs) have on the military. Senator Perdue urged colleagues to work diligently toward passing a defense authorization act and defense appropriations bill before the end of the fiscal year in order to avoid a continuing resolution in fiscal year 2020. Click here or on the image … Continue Reading


05.22.19

Senator David Perdue: It’s Time To Get Disaster Relief Done

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Bloomberg TV to discuss trade negotiations and his continued efforts to pass a disaster relief package for Georgia and other states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Time To Get Disaster Relief Done: "It's been almost eight months since Hurricane Michael devastated the southeast. There have been fires in California, earthquakes in Alaska, fl… Continue Reading


05.21.19

Senator David Perdue On White House Briefing About Iran Threats

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on today's briefing from Trump Administration officials about recent confirmed threats from Iran. The briefing was led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford. "Based on today's briefing, it's clear that the Trump Administration's response to confirmed threats made by Iran has been… Continue Reading


05.17.19

Senator David Perdue Tours Savannah Port To See Progress On Harbor Deepening

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) toured the Port of Savannah and received a briefing from Georgia Ports Authority leadership on the progress of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Click here or below to download photos. Click here for b-roll footage. "There's no doubt the Port of Savannah is an economic engine for Georgia," said Senator Perdue. "It's the third largest and fastest growing port in the entire country, and it consistently shatters records for container … Continue Reading


05.16.19

Senator David Perdue On President Trump’s Merit-Based Immigration Platform

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Donald J. Trump's platform for legal, merit-based immigration: "President Trump is serious about finding solutions to fix our broken immigration system and secure our borders. If we want to continue this economic boom, we must have an immigration system that responds to the needs of our growing economy, while protecting American workers. I will continue working with the Trump Administration and my Senate colleagues to mo… Continue Reading


05.15.19

Senator David Perdue: The Budget Law Is A Disaster

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, called out the flaws in Congress' broken funding process, which has only worked four times in 45 years since the Budget Act of 1974 was signed into law. Senator Perdue has made it one of his top priorities to change Congress' failed funding process. Over the past four years, he has met with policy experts, outside groups, retired Members of Congress, and his colleagues from both parties and chambers t… Continue Reading


05.14.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud $34.88 Million In HUD Disaster Recovery Funding For Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded an announcement by the Trump Administration that it will award $34.88 million through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to Georgia for disaster recovery efforts. This funding will cover some of Georgia's infrastructure damage caused by Hurricane Michael. Senators Isakson and Perdue applauded this news as they continue to fight for disaster relief funding for agricultural losses as a… Continue Reading


05.14.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Recognize National Police Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in introducing a bipartisan resolution that honors law enforcement officers in Georgia and across the country. The resolution is sponsored by every member of the Senate and designates the week of May 12 to 19, 2019, as National Police Week. Peace Officers Memorial Day is recognized annually on May 15. The resolution recognizes by name the 159 law enforcement officers across the U… Continue Reading


05.14.19

Senators Perdue, Menendez Take Bipartisan Action To Protect Homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee's Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development, are taking bipartisan action to protect American homeowners. The senators are introducing a bill to prevent the United States Senate from enacting a controversial provision that would allow Congress to increase guarantee fees on homebuyers to finance the federal government's unrelated sp… Continue Reading


05.09.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Secretary Carson To Swiftly Release HUD Disaster Relief Funds

ATLANTA, GA - Today, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senate colleagues in asking U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to swiftly publish, in the Federal Register, the rules that will allow states affected by 2018 disasters to receive Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) assistance. This funding, which was announced by President Trump on May 8, 2019, was appropriated by Congress just five days befor… Continue Reading

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