Press Releases

04.21.16

Senator David Perdue Joins Senators To Stop Obama’s New Retirement Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) has joined U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and 31 senators in an effort to stop the Obama Administration from implementing its new retirement regulation which will limit Americans' access to retirement investment advice. "President Obama's newest regulation will reduce retirement savings options for families trying to save for their future. For years, Americans have been underemployed and wages have been stagnant. We should be focused on sa… Continue Reading


04.19.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Aviation Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement after the Senate reauthorized Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs through Fiscal Year 2017: "Over the years, we have seen great advances in aviation and we must consistently examine government guidelines to ensure they allow for competition and encourage innovation. As a business guy, I think these policy changes should have been extended for a more substantial amount of time to provide the industry … Continue Reading


04.15.16

Senator David Perdue: It Is Time For A Fairer & Simpler Tax Code

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), an advocate for a new, streamlined tax structure that is fairer for all Americans, released the following statement in advance of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax Day: "Many Americans dread Tax Day because it reminds us how much money Washington takes from our hard-earned paychecks. Every year, Georgians are forced to deal with the government's archaic tax code that is unfair and overly complex. It is time to finally overhaul our tax code … Continue Reading


04.14.16

Senator David Perdue Applauds Action To Make Consumer Agency Accountable

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the advancement of legislation to make the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) more accountable to the American people: "The CFPB is a product of big, misguided government and the American people deserve a closer look at its activities," said Senator Perdue. "Currently, this rogue agency has access to an alarming amount of confidential consumer financial information, including: mortgage, car, and student loan data, as w… Continue Reading


04.14.16

Senator David Perdue Works To Improve Aviation Bill, Preserve States’ Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) this week worked to extend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization period one additional year through 2018, and preserve state and local control of drone policies. "People and businesses around the world rely on our country's aviation infrastructure to travel, conduct business, and transport goods," said Senator Perdue. "We need common-sense policies in place to ensure the United States continues to be a leader in aviation. Dur… Continue Reading


04.13.16

Senator David Perdue Highlights Failures Of President Obama’s Dangerous Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, addressed the failures of President Obama's dangerous nuclear deal with Iran a year after its announcement. Since the Obama Administration finalized this agreement, Iran has launched four ballistic test missiles, violated human rights, and continued to prop up terrorist organizations. Click here to view the speech or on the image below. Transcript: "It was just one year ago, on April 2, … Continue Reading


04.13.16

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Tom Udall (D-NM), and Martin Heinrich (D-NM), today introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) to ensure that our federal law enforcement officials and first responders are adequately trained for national security events, domestic threats, and combating terrorism. "We are fortunate FLETC is headquartered in Georgia," said Senator Perdue. "Each year, FLETC's facilit… Continue Reading


04.11.16

Senator David Perdue Cosponsors Legislation To Punish Iranian Belligerence

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and vocal opponent of President Obama's dangerous nuclear deal with Iran, recently introduced legislation to impose new sanctions to punish Iran for its belligerent actions and multiple ballistic missile violations. "Since the signing of President Obama's nuclear deal, Iran has test-launched four ballistic missiles with the most recent displaying 'death to Israel' in Hebrew. Iran has violated… Continue Reading


04.07.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On President Obama’s New Retirement Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor's decision to issue a regulation that limits Americans' access to retirement investment advice: "Costly and confusing regulations have become an unfortunate legacy of the Obama Administration. One of the newest rules President Obama wants to impose will reduce the retirement savings options and the breadth of products relating to how middle-class Americans save for … Continue Reading


04.05.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Latest Terrorist Transfers From Guantanamo

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement after the Obama Administration transferred two more terrorists from Guantanamo Bay: "As his term comes to an end, President Obama is attempting to circumvent the law and ignore Congressional intent, once again, in order to fulfill a campaign promise at the expense of our national security. The two Libyan detainees are being resettled into prisons in S… Continue Reading


04.05.16

Senator David Perdue Probes State Department Over Recent Iranian Missile Launches

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today probed the State Department's Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Ambassador Thomas Shannon about recent Iranian ballistic missile tests and whether these actions violate U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231, the international resolution that codifies President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran. Senator Perdue's questions come days after Obama Administration officials failed to call Ira… Continue Reading


04.05.16

Senators Isakson, Perdue Continue to Challenge President Obama’s Immigration Overreach

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) joined a group of 43 Senators in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the legal challenge against President Obama's immigration overreach. On April 18, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on the lawsuit filed by Georgia and a majority of states challenging the Obama Administration's 2014 attempt to unilaterally grant legal status to millions of immigrants. "President Oba… Continue Reading


03.31.16

Senator David Perdue Announces April Mobile Office Hours

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced mobile office hours for the month of April. 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 we are … Continue Reading


03.30.16

Senator David Perdue Releases Video: “Guiding Budget Principles”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today released a video entitled "Guiding Budget Principles," where he talks directly to Georgians about Washington's broken budget process and highlights potential guiding principles Congress should consider going forward. This is the second installment in Senator Perdue's budget video series on the national debt. View the first video "Four Words Rarely Heard In Washington" here. Click here to watch th… Continue Reading


03.23.16

Senator David Perdue Statement on Obamacare Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement regarding the sixth anniversary of Obamacare and the need to fully repeal and replace the flawed law with common-sense health care solutions that would empower patients, not Washington bureaucrats: "It has been six years since Washington took over our health care system - one-sixth of our nation's economy - and the results have been disastrous for individuals and families across the country. Americans ha… Continue Reading


03.22.16

Senator David Perdue Statement on Brussels Terrorist Attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement on the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium: "Our prayers go out to the people of Belgium as they deal with terrorist attacks in their nation's capital. Too often, the world has witnessed violence at the hands of radical terrorists, and this ruthless enemy must be stopped. Our nation stands with our friend and ally, Belgium, to bring those responsible for t… Continue Reading


03.18.16

Senator David Perdue Receives Award For Protecting Taxpayers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) this week was presented with the Taxpayer Super Hero Award from the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) for his work to cut wasteful spending and make government more accountable to taxpayers. "Georgians sent me to the United States Senate to make government more accountable to taxpayers and tackle the two crises facing our nation: the debt crisis and global security crisis," said Senator Perdue. "I am honored to receive … Continue Reading


03.17.16

Senator David Perdue: It’s The Principle, Not The Individual

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today explained why his decision to withhold consent on a Supreme Court nominee is a principled decision to preserve this nomination process and the integrity of the nominee. Click here to view the speech or on the image below. Transcript: "Regarding the vacancy on the Supreme Court, many of our colleagues in the minority party have said the same things that we are saying today. Let's stop kidd… Continue Reading


03.17.16

Senator David Perdue Condemns Atrocities Occurring At The Hands Of ISIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement after Secretary Kerry confirmed ISIS' brutal actions in Syria are, in fact, genocide: "On too many occasions, the U.S. has been slow to act while thousands of innocent people have been massacred because of their nationality, ethnicity, or religion. It is tremendously important that today, our nation condemns the atrocities that are occurring at the hands of I… Continue Reading


03.16.16

Senator David Perdue: Balancing The Budget Should Not Be A Partisan Issue

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary and Budget Committees, continues to advance an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to require Congress to balance the federal budget-a top priority of Georgians. "To address our exploding debt crisis, we must make many changes to Congress' current budget process, and a good starting point would be passaging a Balanced Budget Amendment," said Senator Perdue. "When Washington spends more money than it brings in, … Continue Reading

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