Press Releases

05.09.19

Senator David Perdue Talks U.S.-China Trade On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss the latest in U.S.-China trade negotiations. Today, the Trump Administration will resume high-level meetings with China's trade delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He. Click here to watch. Highlights: Cautiously Optimistic: "It's disappointing to hear that the Chinese are backing up from some of the earlier agreements. However, it is encouraging that Vice Premier Liu He is here this week and we're enterin… Continue Reading


05.09.19

Bonnie Perdue Hosts Record-Breaking Benefit Supporting March Of Dimes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last night, Bonnie Perdue, wife of U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), cohosted the 37th Annual March of Dimes Gourmet Gala at the National Building Museum. The record-breaking event attracted over 800 guests and raised more than $1.3 million for March of Dimes. Click here to download photos. Click here to download b-roll video. "March of Dimes is doing incredible work to support expecting mothers and ensure every child has the best possible start," said Bonnie Perdue. "Thro… Continue Reading


05.06.19

Senators David Perdue & Rick Scott: Families Can’t Wait Any Longer for Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Rick Scott (R-FL) today sent a letter to Democrat Senators in states impacted by natural disasters urging them to immediately pass disaster relief funding, which has been stalled by political obstruction. It's been 208 days since Hurricane Michael devastated Florida's Panhandle and Southwest Georgia. See the full letter HERE and below. Dear Colleagues, As you know, this body has a long history of supporting states hit by natural disaste… Continue Reading


05.02.19

Senator David Perdue Pays Tribute To Woody Woodside

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the Senate floor in honor of Woody Woodside, retiring president of the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Woodside has been president of the Chamber since 1985. Click here to watch. Click here to download a photo. Transcript: "I rise to speak about a personal friend of mine - a man by the name of Woody Woodside. He's actually here with us today in the United States Senate Gallery. Woody is the epitome of what m… Continue Reading


05.02.19

Senators Slam Democrats For Backing Experimental Modern Monetary Theory

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Mike Braun (R-IN), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) are calling out Congressional Democrats for embracing the experimental Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) to pay for expensive policy proposals, such as the Green New Deal and socialized medicine. MMT states that the federal government can continue to spend without offsets and incur endless debt without serious consequences. In response to Democrats floating the idea… Continue Reading


05.01.19

Senator David Perdue Meets With Georgia Farm Bureau About Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, joined Georgia Farm Bureau to discuss ongoing efforts to advance a bipartisan disaster relief package for states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters. It has been nearly seven months since Georgia was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018. Click here to download photos. "It's been nearly seven months since Hurricane Michael hit Southwest Georgia, and… Continue Reading


04.30.19

Senators Perdue, Isakson Continue Bipartisan Push For Critical Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), along with Senators Doug Jones (D-AL), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Thom Tillis (R-NC), today urged Congress to advance a bipartisan disaster relief package for states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods and other natural disasters. It has been more than six months since Georgia was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018. The senators introduced a bipartisan disaster relief package with the backing of Presi… Continue Reading


04.25.19

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


04.25.19

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


04.25.19

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


04.24.19

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


04.19.19

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


04.17.19

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


04.17.19

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


04.15.19

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


04.11.19

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


04.10.19

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


04.10.19

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


04.09.19

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


04.09.19

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

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