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12.06.17

Senator David Perdue Acts To Roll Back Dodd-Frank Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, joined Republicans and Democrats in passing the most significant rollback of financial regulations since Dodd-Frank was enacted: "This is a huge win for America's small businesses and will promote economic growth. At a time when it seems Washington cannot agree on much, this was a major bipartisan action in the U.S. Senate to roll back significant Dodd-Frank provisions. This is one step closer to unra… Continue Reading


12.06.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Decision On Jerusalem

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem at the capital of Israel: "It's long overdue we send a powerful message of support to one of our closest allies, Israel. I commend President Trump for taking continued steps to reaffirm the United States' relationship with Israel after years of questionable policies from the Obama Administration. As a new U.S. Senator, I made my firs… Continue Reading


12.05.17

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Discusses RAISE Act At Center For Immigration Studies Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Dr. Michael Teitelbaum, former Vice Chair of the Jordan Commission, at a Center for Immigration Studies event to discuss the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act and why it should be included in any solution to fix our country's immigration problems. Click here to watch or click on the image below. (From L-R: Mark Krikorian, Executive Director, Center for Immigration Studies; Dr. Michael Teitelbaum, forme… Continue Reading


12.05.17

Republican Senators Author Plan to Resolve DACA Situation, Improve Integrity & Confidence in Immigration System

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A group of senators led by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) today introduced legislation to protect and provide certainty to DACA recipients, and improve the lawful immigration system by targeting illegal immigration and criminal aliens. The Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts, (SECURE) Act contains provisions from several immigration proposals, including Senator Dick Durbin's (D-IL) bipartisan BRIDGE Act, which protects DAC… Continue Reading


12.05.17

What They Are Saying: Industry Leaders Praise Bipartisan Plan To Reduce Dodd-Frank Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, at 10:00am ET, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and members of the Senate Banking Committee will amend and vote on the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, a bipartisan plan to roll back significant portions of the Dodd-Frank Act. This bill will provide regulatory relief for community banks, credit unions, mid-sized banks, regional banks, and custody banks, none of whom contributed to the financial crisis of 2008. It also improves important co… Continue Reading


12.04.17

Fact vs. Fiction: Senator Perdue Lays Out The Facts About Tax On Fox News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Shannon Bream on Fox News @ Night to clear up the misinformation about the U.S. Senate's plan to fix the tax code, help middle-class families, and make America more competitive again. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Fiction: The GOP tax plan will add $1 trillion to the national debt. Fact: "I am more optimistic that this plan is going to ignite our economy. President Trump said job one was getting our economy go… Continue Reading


12.03.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Historic Tax Cuts On Fox News’ Sunday Morning Futures

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Maria Bartiromo on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo about the historic action the U.S. Senate took to fix the tax code, help middle-class families, and make America more competitive again. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Making History: "The U.S. Senate passed a historic tax bill, the first one since 1986. I'm very excited because this will be so stimulative for our economy. Our workers will… Continue Reading


12.02.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Historic Tax Cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate took historic action to fix the tax code: "For years, American workers and companies have struggled to compete with the rest of the world. Not anymore. Today, we delivered on an historic opportunity to cut taxes and fix the archaic tax code. This is a major win for the American people. Lower tax rates for individuals and businesses will raise wages… Continue Reading


11.29.17

Senator David Perdue: This Is About Tax Relief For The American Worker

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Dean Heller (R-NV) and grassroots leaders held an event today to highlight the positive impact changing the tax code will have on American families, businesses, and the economy. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Relief For Working Americans: "On the individual side, there's been a lot of talk that the rich are getting all the benefits. This couldn't be further from the truth. A family of four, making the… Continue Reading


11.28.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Budget Committee Approval Of Tax Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate moved one step closer to fixing our tax code this year: "Changing our tax code for the first time in more than 30 years will increase wages for American workers and make us more competitive with the rest of the world. These tax changes will also increase GDP growth, which is necessary to solve our current debt crisis. If the Senate does not act, th… Continue Reading


11.22.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Drivers To Use Caution During Holiday Season

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) applaud the U.S. Senate for unanimously passing their resolution designating the Sunday after Thanksgiving - the nation's busiest highway traffic day of the year - as "Drive Safer Sunday." The senators' resolution encourages everyone - from learning institutions, trucking firms, clergy, and law enforcement - to promote safe driving habits and work together to help make roads safer for travelers. "I appreciate the support … Continue Reading


11.21.17

Senator David Perdue Holds Farm Bill Round Table Discussion

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) last week held a round table discussion about the upcoming farm bill with Georgia farmers and industry leaders. To download photos, click here or on the image below. "Agriculture is one of Georgia's largest economic drivers and a way of life for many people in our state. I saw this firsthand while working on my family's farm as a teenager," said Senator Perdue. "It was great to hear from Georgia farmers and industry leaders about their prioritie… Continue Reading


11.21.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Re-Designation Of North Korea As A State Sponsor Of Terrorism

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's action to re-designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism and impose additional sanctions on the country: "Since being removed from the state sponsors of terrorism list in 2008, North Korea has proven through actions like the Sony hack and the chemical weapons hit on Kim Jong Nam that it continues to be a global terror threat. President Trump is right to s… Continue Reading


11.20.17

Senator David Perdue Announces New State Director Ben Fry

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced Ben Fry as his new State Director, who will oversee all state operations and manage field representatives across the state. "Ben will do a fantastic job serving Georgians as our new State Director," said Senator Perdue. "Ben has an extensive career helping Georgians and knows our state very well. He will be a valuable asset on our team as we work to tackle our nation's toughest issues and get results for Georgians." "It is an honor… Continue Reading


11.17.17

Senator David Perdue Announces Bipartisan Agreement To Reduce Dodd-Frank Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and 17 members on the Senate Banking Committee have drafted a bipartisan proposal to roll back significant portions of the Dodd-Frank Act, providing regulatory relief for Georgia's community banks, credit unions, mid-sized banks, regional banks, and custody banks, none of whom contributed to the financial crisis of 2008. The proposal also improves important consumer protections, particularly for veterans, senior citizens, and victims of fraud. … Continue Reading


11.16.17

Senator David Perdue Supports Critical Annual Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today applauded the passage of Congress' annual defense bill, which he and a team negotiated between the House and Senate. The final bill included 30 of Senator Perdue's priorities important to Georgians and now heads to President Trump for his signature. "Sixteen years at war, six years of arbitrary defense budget cuts, and Washington's broken budget process have resulted in a military readin… Continue Reading


11.15.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Future Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Banking Committee, commented on the resignation of Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): "If we can't immediately eliminate the CFPB or bring it under Congressional oversight, we need someone to take the helm who will help undo the damage that's already been done." Senator Perdue is leading the effort in the Senate to hold the CFPB accountable, protect consumers' personal information, a… Continue Reading


11.15.17

Senator David Perdue: Tax Plan An Investment That Will Help All Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor about the Senate's tax plan and the positive impact a tax overhaul will have on our country. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Why Tax Matters: "The corporate tax rate is the greatest burden the American worker has today. Why? Because it makes American corporations less competitive with the rest of the world. It also makes American corporations vulnerable to foreign acquisitions, and then moving th… Continue Reading


11.15.17

Senator David Perdue Leads Effort To Allow Joint-Use of Dobbins Air Force Base

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, led the effort with the Georgia Congressional Delegation, including Senator Isakson and Congressman Loudermilk, and local leaders to allow for joint-use of the runway at Dobbins Air Force Base in the final version of the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. "The Dobbins runway has been a critical asset to Cobb County and the U.S. Air Force for years. However, … Continue Reading


11.15.17

Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm New Army Secretary, Dr. Mark Esper

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, congratulates Dr. Mark Esper, on being confirmed as President Trump's Secretary of the Army: To download a high-resolution photo, click here or on the image below. "Dr. Mark Esper rounds out the impressive and qualified group leading our country's military branches," said Senator Perdue. "With critical Army assets in my home state of Georgia, including the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excel… Continue Reading

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