Press Releases

04.17.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Approval of Georgia ‘Opportunity Zones’

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the approval of 260 'Qualified Opportunity Zones' in Georgia. Qualified Opportunity Zones were created by Congress in the recently enacted tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and are designed to help spur economic growth in underserved communities by giving special tax treatment to distressed areas designated by the governors of each state. "One of the many benefits to tax reform has been the … Continue Reading


04.13.18

Senator David Perdue: Assad’s Inhumane Actions Will Not Be Tolerated

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on President Trump's response to Syria's chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians, and urges the United Nations to prevent Syria from taking its turn as president of the Conference on Disarmament, the UN body that produced the Chemical Weapons Convention. "Chemical attacks against innocent children and civilians are horrific and totally unacceptable. Assad must know his inhumane a… Continue Reading


04.13.18

Senators Call For Action To Halt North Korea-Syria Chemical Weapons Coordination

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), John Cornyn (R-TX), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), John Kennedy (R-LA), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Pat Toomey (R-PA) are asking the Trump Administration to stop a Syria-North Korea sanctions evasion scheme and North Korean efforts to advance Syria's chemical weapons technology. "We write to you to express our deep concern regarding a recent United Nations Panel of Experts report that connects North Korea to the Syrian g… Continue Reading


04.12.18

Senator David Perdue: Changes To Tax System Are Working

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Trump's Rose Garden speech about the positive results we are seeing from historic tax cuts enacted this year: "It's refreshing to see President Trump talk directly to Americans about the positive changes he's making to grow our economy. They're definitely working. When President Trump took office, he established job one was to grow the economy. To do that, he worked with Congress to focus on three things: reducing unneces… Continue Reading


04.12.18

CFPB Admits To Collecting & Compromising Americans’ Financial Data

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, asks Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney about the government agency's financial data collection habits and recent security breaches. Click here to watch or click on the image below. Hundreds Of Breaches Senator Perdue: "I just got back from China and talked to two of the largest market cap companies in the world, Tencent and Alibaba. They are collecting data, and in… Continue Reading


04.11.18

Senator David Perdue: It’s Time Politicians Get Serious About Balancing Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. House of Representatives' upcoming vote on a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution: "One of the first things I introduced when I got to the United States Senate was a Balanced Budget Amendment. Forty-five states, including Georgia, are required to balance their budgets every single year, and Washington needs to do the same thing. It's about time politicians get serious about balancing the budget without any gimmick… Continue Reading


04.11.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Praise Passage of Senate Resolution Honoring Zell Miller

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today praised the Senate passage of a resolution they offered honoring the life of former U.S. Senator and Georgia Governor Zell Miller. Miller passed away on March 23, 2018, in Young Harris, GA, at the age of 86. The resolution, S.Res.454, details the life and contributions Miller made to our state and nation. Both senators have spoken about the profound impact Miller had on Georgians. Isakson spoke on the floor of… Continue Reading


04.10.18

Senators Isakson, Perdue Praise Georgia Judge’s Nomination To Federal Bench

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the announcement by President Trump of his intent to nominate Georgia Supreme Court Justice Britt C. Grant, of Atlanta, to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta. "Britt Grant has served our state and nation with distinction in her roles on the Georgia Supreme Court, as solicitor general in the Georgia attorney general's office and in various positions in the George W. Bush… Continue Reading


04.05.18

Growing Number Of Georgia Workers & Businesses Benefiting From Tax Cuts

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today highlighted additional businesses in Georgia that have announced employee bonuses, wage hikes, or 401(k) match increases as a result of the historic tax cuts signed into law in December. American Proteins, Inc. (Cumming, GA) - $1,000 bonuses for 700 employees. Read more here. "President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress have reduced taxes for businesses and individuals and I'm excited about what this means for our company and its empl… Continue Reading


04.04.18

Senator David Perdue Talks Trade & Dr. King’s Legacy On Georgia Radio

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Scott Slade on WSB's Atlanta's Morning News to discuss his recent trip to China and South Korea, trade, immigration, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Click here or on the image below to listen. Standing Up For America: "The President is standing up for America. What he's doing with NAFTA is the same thing he did with NATO. He also threatened to pull out of the South Korean trade agreeme… Continue Reading


03.29.18

Senator David Perdue: Korea Trade Updates Will Benefit Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on improvements to the United States-Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS): "In just eight short months, President Trump was able to deliver on his promise to make our trade agreements work for the American people. The updates to the Korea Free Trade Agreement will benefit the American worker and our economy. Of equal importance, this deal will help us uphold one of our strongest alliances in the world and ensure a future of … Continue Reading


03.23.18

Senator David Perdue Comments On Zell Miller

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the passing of Zell Miller. "Bonnie and I join all Georgians in mourning the loss of former Governor and U.S. Senator Zell Miller. Zell Miller touched the lives of many as a teacher, Marine, public servant, and friend. Throughout his career, Zell Miller was a strong advocate for the value of a public education and made it his mission to ensure Georgia students had the opportunity to pursue a college degree. Because of his work on the HO… Continue Reading


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

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