Press Releases

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


09.10.19

Senator David Perdue Discusses China Trip & Trade Talks

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Network's "Mornings with Maria" to discuss his recent trip to China, President Trump's efforts to get a level playing field on trade, and the need to pass the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Supporting President Trump on Trade: "Senator Daines and I went to China last week with one message: President Trump is very serious… Continue Reading


09.10.19

Senators Perdue, Hirono Meet with U.S. Naval Fleet in Hawaii

HONOLULU, HI - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, visited the United States Indo-Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii and toured the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and USS Michael Murphy. During their visit, Senators Perdue and Hirono met with Admiral Philip Davidson, Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), and were also briefed by the Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORP… Continue Reading


09.10.19

State, Federal Leaders Announce Next Steps for Hurricane Michael Disaster Aid

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Governor Brian Kemp, and Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black today announced that agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Michael, or other natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). Signup for this U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program will begin on Septemb… Continue Reading


09.04.19

As Governor Kemp Expands State of Emergency in Georgia, Isakson, Perdue Echo Governor’s Call for Continued Caution

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today continued cautioning Georgians to take heed of warnings and follow safety precautions after Governor Brian Kemp expanded his original emergency declaration order to 21 counties in advance of Hurricane Dorian. The emergency declaration frees up resources assist with preparation, response, and recovery efforts. The nine new counties included in the expanded emergency declaration issued today are Appling, Bacon, Bulloc… Continue Reading


09.04.19

Senators Perdue, Daines Visit China for High-Level Discussions on Trade, Security

BEIJING, CHINA - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Steve Daines (R-MT) have concluded a series of high-level meetings with senior government officials in Beijing. As a follow-up to their visit to China last year, Senators Perdue and Daines participated in substantive conversations about security concerns and trade negotiations between the United States and China. Prior to their trip, Senators Perdue and Daines spoke with President Donald Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and U.S. Tr… Continue Reading


09.03.19

PHOTOS: Senator David Perdue’s August 2019

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared a look at his travels throughout Georgia during the Senate's state work period. Download the full gallery here. Johns Creek - Meeting with local business leaders from the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Circle. Cumming - Touring Mashburn Elementary School in Forsyth County. Ocilla - Participating in a community meeting with South Central Primary Care Center, health care professionals, and local officials during Nat… Continue Reading


09.02.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Georgians to Heed Officials’ Warnings Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to take heed of warnings and follow safety precautions ahead of Hurricane Dorian. On Sunday, Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order ordering the mandatory evacuation of individuals east of Interstate 95 in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Glynn, Liberty and McIntosh counties starting at noon today, September 2, 2019. The governor's order also directs the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Securi… Continue Reading


08.30.19

Senator David Perdue: The Future Bodes Well for Georgia

AUGUSTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Brad Means on WJBF's The Means Report to discuss Georgia's strong economy, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, and America's free enterprise system. Click here or the image below to watch. Highlights: On Georgia's Economy: "Georgia has been named the best state in which to do business for six straight years. I am extremely proud of that. That has happened because we've got a state government… Continue Reading


08.30.19

Senator David Perdue Meets with Business, Community Leaders in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined the Exchange Club of Augusta to discuss Georgia's business friendly climate and Augusta's role in cybersecurity. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Groups like the Augusta Exchange Club have helped lay the groundwork for the incredible economic growth Augusta is experiencing today," said Senator Perdue. "I could not be more proud of how this community has united behind cybersecurity education, training, and research. Wi… Continue Reading


08.30.19

Isakson, Perdue Urge Georgians to Prepare, Heed Officials’ Warnings Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to take heed of warnings and follow safety precautions ahead of Hurricane Dorian. Governor Brian Kemp issued an emergency declaration on Thursday in Brantley, Bryan, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce and Wayne counties to assist with preparation, response and recovery efforts. The emergency declaration is effective for 11 days and makes all state resources a… Continue Reading


08.28.19

Senator David Perdue Comments on Senator Johnny Isakson

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on news of U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson's (R-GA) resignation: "When Johnny Isakson speaks, people listen. He is a true statesman, and it shows every day. It is my high honor to serve as Johnny's partner in the United States Senate. Like so many Georgians, I was surprised and saddened to learn that he will not finish the rest of his term. Together, we are able to get real results for Georgia. Throughout his four decades of service, Johnny ha… Continue Reading

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