Press Releases

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


11.15.17

Senators Isakson, Perdue, Inhofe Recognize U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA), David Perdue (R-GA), and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) are leading the Senate in recognizing the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division based at Fort Stewart, Georgia on November 21, 2017. "Since its inception, the work of the 3rd Infantry Division has been legendary. 'The Rock of the Marne,' has held fast in protecting our nation and our the ideals of freedom around the world for 100 years," said Senator Isakson, chairman of the S… Continue Reading


11.14.17

Senator David Perdue, Senators Announce Bipartisan Agreement To Reduce Dodd-Frank Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and members of the Senate Banking Committee have agreed on a proposal to roll back significant portions of the Dodd-Frank Act providing 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. The proposal also improves important consumer protections, particularly for veterans, senior citizens, and victims of fraud. "This agreement is … Continue Reading


11.13.17

Senator David Perdue: Top Priority Is Helping President Trump Get Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Roll Call's Joe Williams and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Tamar Hallerman on C-SPAN's Newsmakers about working to advance President Trump's agenda and getting results for the American people. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights: Washington Listening Now: "I have said this since I got elected, and certainly since President Trump was elected, that this is not a mandate. We have a probation period o… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senate Tax Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, comments on the United States Senate's plan to simplify the tax code: "We are on track to deliver results and fundamentally change this tax code. There's no denying the positive impact a tax overhaul will have on our country. This will lead to more job opportunities, more capital at work in our economy, and more savings for taxpayers. President Trump called us into action, and the House and Senate have… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue Applauds Action To Improve Georgia National Forest

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today applauded the inclusion of legislation he introduced, the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act, in the Federal Land Management Act of 2017, which passed the Agriculture Committee unanimously. Senator Perdue's bill would improve management of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest by creating a more cohesive park boundary and also improve opportunities for recreation. "… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue Comments On JSTARS Readiness In Final Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the inclusion of his provisions to protect JSTARS readiness in the final version of the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018: "When we send our troops into battle, we must have absolute confidence they have the equipment they need to safely carry out their mission. The JSTARS fleet is our eye in the sky and our nation's premier Battle Management, Com… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue: Warner Robins General Uniquely Qualified To Be Assistant Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after meeting with Major General Robert McMahon, of Warner Robins, GA, before his confirmation hearing to serve as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness: To download a high-resolution photo, click here or on the image below. Click here to download b-roll. "I have known Bob for a number of years, and he has distinguished himself a… Continue Reading


11.09.17

Senator David Perdue Refutes Misinformation On Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor to set the record straight on Democrat's false assumptions on tax, which have been proven wrong. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Highlights Citing Retracted Studies: "On Monday, The Tax Policy Center released a study saying that the House plan to change the tax code would raise taxes on 25% of American families. The study didn't even survive a full day. It was retracted later that afternoon. It's… Continue Reading


11.08.17

Senator David Perdue: We Have To Get Tax Done This Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke with Michelle Caruso-Cabrera on CNBC's Power Lunch about the importance of changing our tax code this year to provide relief for American workers, grow the economy, and make U.S. businesses more competitive. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Acting With Urgency: "The great news is the House got this process started. They've done a great job getting us to this point. The Senate has been working in parallel for the las… Continue Reading

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