Press Releases

01.11.17

Isakson, Perdue, Graves, Allen Applaud Governor Deal’s New Cybersecurity Investment in Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) along with U.S. Representatives Tom Graves (R-GA-14) and Rick Allen (R-GA-12) today applauded the announcement by Governor Nathan Deal (R-GA) to dedicate millions into a new facility in Augusta, that will serve as an additional tool in our defense arsenal and enable Georgia to continue to lead in cybersecurity and economic development. During today's State of the State address, Deal outlined plans to begin constructi… Continue Reading


01.11.17

Senator David Perdue Announces January Mobile Office Hours

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced mobile office hours for the month of January. Mobile office hours are opportunities for Georgians to meet with Senator Perdue's staff members in various locations across the state. "Serving Georgians is one of my top priorities," said Senator Perdue. "My team and I want to help all Georgians that may not otherwise be able to visit our Atlanta office location. We have field representatives based in each region of the state, and … Continue Reading


01.10.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Meeting With General James Mattis

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today met with General James Mattis, President-elect Donald J. Trump's nominee for Secretary of Defense: "General Mattis is a highly experienced and decorated military leader. He fully understands the principle of civilian control of the military, which is so important to our democracy. With his experience, I believe General Mattis is the right person given the challenges of our time. His de… Continue Reading


01.06.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Electoral College Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after the Joint Session of Congress certified the Electoral College's ballots for President-elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence: "The American people sent a clear message to Washington: it is time to shake things up. It is time to build consensus and break through the gridlock. We have an enormous moment of opportunity with a new White House and a new Congress to follow through on de… Continue Reading


01.05.17

Georgians Applaud Senator David Perdue’s Key Committee Assignments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Key Georgia groups and industry leaders are applauding U.S. Senator David Perdue's new committee assignments for the 115th Congress: Armed Services, Banking, Agriculture, and Budget. Senator Perdue's role on these powerful committees puts him at the intersection of addressing our national debt crisis and global security crisis. Here's what they are saying: Defense Groups: Perdue Poised To Promote Defense Priorities Governor's Defense Initiative: "This appointment is the best… Continue Reading


01.05.17

Senator David Perdue Discusses Foreign Cyber Threats On Fox News Channel

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a new member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, previewed today's Armed Services hearing on foreign cyber threats and hacking attempts during the 2016 presidential election on Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom" with Bill Hemmer. Click here to watch or click the image below. Wake-Up Call For America: "What we have here is a wake-up call, in my mind. This is bigger than Russia. It's bigger than this one incident. This is about the … Continue Reading


01.04.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Meeting With Dr. Ben Carson

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a new member of the Senate Banking Committee, today released the following statement after meeting with President-elect Donald J. Trump's nominee for Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development: "Dr. Carson's heart for humanity is very impressive, and he will bring that commitment to this new responsibility to meet our nation's diverse housing and development needs. I look forward to supporting Dr. Carson's nomination and wor… Continue Reading


01.04.17

Senator David Perdue Statement On Meeting With Governor Nikki Haley

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after meeting with President-elect Donald J. Trump's nominee for the Ambassador to the United Nations, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley: "Governor Haley and I had a great meeting today about her vision for America on the world stage and her desire to make the U.N. more transparent to American taxpayers. Governor Haley understands that we are facing a global security crisis and is committed to reversing… Continue Reading


01.04.17

Senator David Perdue: 2016 A Year In Photos

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today shared a behind the scenes look at his second year as an outsider in the United States Senate. View and download the full gallery of photos here. January 13, 2016: Snapping a selfie with high school students from Georgia in the Russell Rotunda. February 18, 2016: Speaking about issues most important to Georgians in a meeting with the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce. March 23, 2016: Touring Fort Benning. April 7, 2016: Listening t… Continue Reading


01.03.17

Senator David Perdue Announces New Committee Assignments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced he will serve on the Armed Services, Banking, Agriculture, and Budget Committees in the 115th Congress. Senator Perdue's role on these powerful committees will help him better serve the people of Georgia. "Georgia has a long tradition of representation on both the Senate Armed Services and Agriculture committees. I am humbled to carry on this legacy and will make it my priority to promote our Georgia values on these key committ… Continue Reading


12.16.16

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Renaming of Marietta Post Office for Fallen Local Marine

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the president's signing of legislation designating the United States Postal Service located at 2886 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta as the "Marine Lance Corporal Squire 'Skip' Wells Post Office Building." "It is gratifying to have signed into law this honor for a true hero from my own hometown," said Senator Isakson, who is chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. "The book of John, Chapte… Continue Reading


12.14.16

Senators Perdue, Peters Introduce No Hero Left Untreated Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Gary Peters (D-MI) last week introduced the No Heroes Left Untreated Act, legislation that would create a pilot program for innovative medical care for veterans. The senators' bill is companion legislation to Congressman Steve Knight's No Hero Left Untreated Act, which was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 28, 2016. "Our veterans sacrificed everything to defend our freedoms and it is our responsibility to make sure t… Continue Reading


12.14.16

Senator David Perdue Applauds Passage Of State Department Authorization

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development, today released the following statement regarding bipartisan, bicameral passage of the Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, which is now headed to President Obama's desk for his signature. "I'm pleased that the Senate and House came together to p… Continue Reading


12.13.16

Isakson, Perdue, Carter Praise Passage Of Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers Reauthorization

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) and U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA-01) today praised the bicameral passage of their legislation to reauthorize Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC). The bipartisan FLETC reauthorization bill will now to go President Obama's desk for his signature. Reauthorizing our Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers is key to ensuring that our federal law enforcement officials and first responders ar… Continue Reading


12.13.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Rex Tillerson Nomination As Secretary Of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development, today released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald J. Trump's nomination of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State: "While this may seem like a nontraditional choice, after eight years of foreign policy setbacks, we will need to make some bold changes to help … Continue Reading


12.12.16

Georgia Delegation Urges Army To Equip Hunter Army Airfield

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) were joined by U.S. Representatives Buddy Carter (GA-01), Sanford Bishop (GA-02), Austin Scott (GA-08), and Tom Graves (GA-14) in urging the U.S. Army to relocate a helicopter battalion stationed in Europe to Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia. "As you work through your priorities in the Strategic Portfolio Analysis Review (SPAR), we would appreciate your consideration of Georgia as a means to support the Army… Continue Reading


12.10.16

Senator David Perdue: Water Infrastructure Critical To Economic Growth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed a water resources bill that supports some of Georgia's top priorities like the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project: "Water infrastructure is critical to our overall economic growth. In order for us to compete globally, our ports, waterways, and transportation corridors must be maintained and expanded in a timely manner. Our ports are also on the front lines when it comes to prot… Continue Reading


12.10.16

Senator David Perdue: I Have Heard Every Excuse Under The Sun

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed another short-term funding patch, instead of fully funding the federal government until the end of the fiscal year: "Here we go again. For the 19th consecutive year, Washington has not funded the federal government on time. As the current continuing resolution is expiring in the midnight hour, Congress is once again trying to pass a temporary fix three months after the beginni… Continue Reading


12.08.16

Senator David Perdue Supports Military’s Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, sending the critical legislation to President Obama for his signature: "Our troops put their lives on the line for our country, and I will always support their brave work. Today, we are sending President Obama a bipartisan bill that addresses our military's needs by streamlining our defense acquisition process, preventin… Continue Reading


12.07.16

Senator David Perdue Supports Effort To Boost Medical Innovation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which lays the foundation for the next generation of cures and treatments for life threatening diseases, opioid addition, and mental illness: "Too many of us have watched our loved ones fight cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and various other life threatening diseases. Medical researchers, many of them in Georgia, are hard at work developing lifesavi… Continue Reading

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