Press Releases

03.22.18

Senator David Perdue Opposes Massive Spending Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) announces his opposition to the Senate's upcoming vote on a massive federal spending package: "Washington has reached a new low. We are six months into this fiscal year and we are just now voting on funding for the remainder of it. Not to mention, this is after two shutdowns and five continuing resolutions. This is beyond pathetic. It is irresponsible, and a danger to our Republic. "Unfortunately, this spending bill is not a product that repr… Continue Reading


03.22.18

Senator David Perdue Recognizes National & Georgia Ag Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following statement recognizing National Agriculture Week, March 18-24, and Georgia Agriculture Awareness Week, March 19-23: "Thank you to all of our farmers and growers for feeding our state and country. Agriculture is Georgia's number one economic driver. I grew up working on my family's farm with my cousin, Sonny, where we learned that agriculture is a business, lifestyle, and prou… Continue Reading


03.22.18

Senators Perdue, Daines, Grassley, Johnson, Sasse Statement On Delegation Trip To China And Korea

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Steve Daines (R-MT), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Ron Johnson (R-WI), and Ben Sasse (R-NE) released the following statement before departing on a congressional delegation trip to China, South Korea, and the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The trip has been developed over the past six months. "We are looking forward to traveling to China, South Korea and the DMZ as part of a congressional delegation trip. On our trip we will address issues importan… Continue Reading


03.20.18

WTAS: Georgia Banks & Industry Groups Applaud Dodd-Frank Rollback

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Community banks, regional banks, and industry groups are applauding the significant regulatory rollback the United States Senate passed last week. As a member of the Senate Banking Committee, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) helped craft the bipartisan rollback plan, which included three of his provisions. Community Bankers Association of Georgia: "On behalf of Georgia's community banks, we appreciate Senator Perdue co-sponsoring S. 2155. Relief targeted at community banks li… Continue Reading


03.15.18

Senator David Perdue: These Are The Results The American People Want

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor about the U.S. Senate's bipartisan action to roll back significant portions of the Dodd-Frank Act and provide regulatory relief to community and regional banks across the country. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: 1,700 Banks: "Yesterday, we pulled back on a blunt instrument law, Dodd-Frank, that was totally ineffective and achieved the opposite results of what it intended. Since Dodd-F… Continue Reading


03.15.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Regulatory Rollback On Fox Business & Bloomberg TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business' Mornings With Maria and David Westin on Bloomberg TV's Daybreak Americas about the Senate's most significant roll back of regulations since Dodd-Frank was signed into law. Click here or click on the image below to watch the Fox Business interview. Fox Business Highlights: Targeted Approach: "Since President Trump was inaugurated he has been talking about creating a level-playing field with a m… Continue Reading


03.14.18

Senator David Perdue’s Efforts Lead To Dodd-Frank Rollback

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, praises the most significant bipartisan rollback of financial regulations since Dodd-Frank was enacted: "This regulatory relief is long overdue. Community and regional banks have been hammered by one-size-fits-all government regulations enacted by Dodd-Frank for nearly eight years. As a result, two trillion dollars are sitting on the sidelines, not at work in our economy today. This regulatory rollbac… Continue Reading


03.14.18

Senator David Perdue: Great Choice Picking Larry Kudlow To Lead Economic Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget and Banking Committees, comments on President Trump's selection of Larry Kudlow to serve as Director of the National Economic Council and his chief economic adviser: "I have respected Larry Kudlow's work for many years. President Trump made a great choice picking Larry to lead his economic agenda. Our economy is finally turning around because of the historic tax cuts passed by Congress and the work President Tr… Continue Reading


03.14.18

Georgia Congressional Delegation Pushes Georgia as Home to U.S. Army Futures Command

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today joined the Georgia congressional delegation in urging the Pentagon to consider Georgia as home to the new Futures Command of the U.S. Army. In a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, the delegation seized on Esper's comments in his testimony before the U.S. Committee on Armed Services on Dec. 7, 2017, that our soldiers' future success depends upon the Army's efforts to reform and modernize now. In 2017, … Continue Reading


03.09.18

Senator David Perdue Works To Strengthen Farm Lending Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is taking action to preserve important loans used by farmers to start and grow their operations. "Agriculture is Georgia's largest economic driver and our farmers are the backbone of the industry," said Senator Perdue. "Whether our farmers are just starting out or are looking to expand and improve, it's critical they have the financial flexibility they need to get their farms up and running. I'm proud to work on strengthening this important lo… Continue Reading


03.08.18

Senator David Perdue Questions U.S. Military Commander About Russian & Iranian Aggression

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked General Curtis Scaparrotti, Commander of U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, about the Iranian drone that recently infiltrated Israel's airspace and continued acts of aggression in the region. Click here to watch the exchange or click on the image below. Iranian Aggression Towards Israel Senator Perdue: "I have a quick question about Iran and their incr… Continue Reading


03.08.18

Senator David Perdue Meets With Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) recently met with the Georgia Farm Bureau's Young Farmers to discuss the upcoming farm bill and Georgia's agricultural priorities. To download photos, click here or on the image below. "These young farmers are the next generation of leaders who will continue to make Georgia a strong state for agriculture," said Senator Perdue. "Like them, I grew up working on a farm and know first-hand that agriculture is a way of life for many Georgians. … Continue Reading


03.07.18

Senators Isakson & Perdue Applaud New Grant Funding for MARTA

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation announcement that the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in Atlanta, Georgia, earned a $12.6 million federal grant to help fund MARTA's plan for a 9.4-mile bus rapid transit route connecting a downtown Atlanta neighborhood to the midtown Atlanta area. The grant to MARTA comes through the National Infrastructure Investments Transportation Investme… Continue Reading


03.07.18

Senator David Perdue Urges Senate To Roll Back Dodd-Frank Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) urged support for the bipartisan action the U.S. Senate is taking to roll back stifling regulations put in place by Dodd-Frank and provide relief to regional and community banks around the country. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Relationship Lending: "My hometown bank has been bought and sold a few times. My father who was a school superintendent was on that board. It was my first exposure to how banking works. I remember … Continue Reading


03.07.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Trade & Tariffs On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Becky Quick, Joe Kernen, and Larry Bossidy on CNBC's Squawk Box about the benefits of a targeted approach to trade and tariffs. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Instincts Are Spot On: "I think President Trump's instincts have been right all along. He wants to create a more level playing field with the rest of the world. Last year, the President moved to make us more competitive by focusing on regul… Continue Reading


03.06.18

Senator David Perdue Recognizes National Guard Youth Challenge Program 25th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, recognizes the 25th anniversary of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program. "First started by Georgia Senators Sam Nunn and Saxby Chambliss, this program has helped thousands of youth discover their potential and set them on the path to a successful future," said Senator Perdue. "I'm proud of the work the National Guard Youth Challenge Program is doing here in Georgia to mentor and advocat… Continue Reading


02.27.18

Senator David Perdue Chosen For Joint Select Committee To Fix Budget Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, has been chosen as one of eight senators to serve on the bipartisan, bicameral Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform tasked with fixing Washington's broken budget process. "Since I first came to the United States Senate, I've called for changing this failed budget process, and this is our opportunity to finally get it done," said Senator Perdue. "Since the current budget pr… Continue Reading


02.27.18

Senator David Perdue Discusses Fixing The Budget Process At Bipartisan Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) discuss Congress' broken budget process at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's First Annual Better Budget Process Summit. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Senator Perdue Highlights: Time For Change: "The budget process is broken. I've met people who actually voted for that bill in 1974 and they're calling for its revision today." Two And A Half Bills: "Of the 12 appropriations b… Continue Reading


02.21.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Reverend Billy Graham

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the passing of Reverend Billy Graham: "Reverend Graham was truly 'America's pastor.' Over his lifetime, he was instrumental in counseling numerous presidents through some of our nation's most difficult times. His work and dedication to Christ are an inspiration to many and will not soon be forgotten. Bonnie and I join the nation in lifting up the entire Graham family in prayer during this very difficult time." ### Senator Perdue … Continue Reading


02.20.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Budget & Infrastructure On Kudlow Radio Show

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Larry Kudlow on The Larry Kudlow Show to discuss how Congress is working to fix the broken budget process and the importance of investing in infrastructure priorities that will provide the greatest economic return. Click here to listen or click on the image below. Responding To Florida: "This was a tragedy. We've got to find a way to close the gaps in the FBI. I'm confident Director Wray will get to the bottom of this and close the loo… Continue Reading

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