Press Releases

09.11.19

Senator David Perdue Commemorates 9/11

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement on the eighteenth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks: "September 11, 2001 was one of the darkest days in our country's history. The men and women who rushed to danger as the Twin Towers crumbled are true American heroes. As our country faces evolving threats around the world, the terrorist attacks on September 11th serve as a reminder that we must remain vigilant in defending our homeland. We w… Continue Reading


09.10.19

Senator David Perdue Discusses China Trip & Trade Talks

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Network's "Mornings with Maria" to discuss his recent trip to China, President Trump's efforts to get a level playing field on trade, and the need to pass the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Supporting President Trump on Trade: "Senator Daines and I went to China last week with one message: President Trump is very serious… Continue Reading


09.10.19

Senators Perdue, Hirono Meet with U.S. Naval Fleet in Hawaii

HONOLULU, HI - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee, visited the United States Indo-Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii and toured the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and USS Michael Murphy. During their visit, Senators Perdue and Hirono met with Admiral Philip Davidson, Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), and were also briefed by the Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORP… Continue Reading


09.10.19

State, Federal Leaders Announce Next Steps for Hurricane Michael Disaster Aid

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Governor Brian Kemp, and Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black today announced that agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Michael, or other natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). Signup for this U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program will begin on Septemb… Continue Reading


09.04.19

As Governor Kemp Expands State of Emergency in Georgia, Isakson, Perdue Echo Governor’s Call for Continued Caution

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today continued cautioning Georgians to take heed of warnings and follow safety precautions after Governor Brian Kemp expanded his original emergency declaration order to 21 counties in advance of Hurricane Dorian. The emergency declaration frees up resources assist with preparation, response, and recovery efforts. The nine new counties included in the expanded emergency declaration issued today are Appling, Bacon, Bulloc… Continue Reading


09.04.19

Senators Perdue, Daines Visit China for High-Level Discussions on Trade, Security

BEIJING, CHINA - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Steve Daines (R-MT) have concluded a series of high-level meetings with senior government officials in Beijing. As a follow-up to their visit to China last year, Senators Perdue and Daines participated in substantive conversations about security concerns and trade negotiations between the United States and China. Prior to their trip, Senators Perdue and Daines spoke with President Donald Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and U.S. Tr… Continue Reading


09.03.19

PHOTOS: Senator David Perdue’s August 2019

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared a look at his travels throughout Georgia during the Senate's state work period. Download the full gallery here. Johns Creek - Meeting with local business leaders from the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Circle. Cumming - Touring Mashburn Elementary School in Forsyth County. Ocilla - Participating in a community meeting with South Central Primary Care Center, health care professionals, and local officials during Nat… Continue Reading


09.02.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Georgians to Heed Officials’ Warnings Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to take heed of warnings and follow safety precautions ahead of Hurricane Dorian. On Sunday, Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order ordering the mandatory evacuation of individuals east of Interstate 95 in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Glynn, Liberty and McIntosh counties starting at noon today, September 2, 2019. The governor's order also directs the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Securi… Continue Reading


08.30.19

Senator David Perdue: The Future Bodes Well for Georgia

AUGUSTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Brad Means on WJBF's The Means Report to discuss Georgia's strong economy, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, and America's free enterprise system. Click here or the image below to watch. Highlights: On Georgia's Economy: "Georgia has been named the best state in which to do business for six straight years. I am extremely proud of that. That has happened because we've got a state government… Continue Reading


08.30.19

Senator David Perdue Meets with Business, Community Leaders in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined the Exchange Club of Augusta to discuss Georgia's business friendly climate and Augusta's role in cybersecurity. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Groups like the Augusta Exchange Club have helped lay the groundwork for the incredible economic growth Augusta is experiencing today," said Senator Perdue. "I could not be more proud of how this community has united behind cybersecurity education, training, and research. Wi… Continue Reading


08.30.19

Isakson, Perdue Urge Georgians to Prepare, Heed Officials’ Warnings Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to take heed of warnings and follow safety precautions ahead of Hurricane Dorian. Governor Brian Kemp issued an emergency declaration on Thursday in Brantley, Bryan, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce and Wayne counties to assist with preparation, response and recovery efforts. The emergency declaration is effective for 11 days and makes all state resources a… Continue Reading


08.28.19

Senator David Perdue Comments on Senator Johnny Isakson

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on news of U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson's (R-GA) resignation: "When Johnny Isakson speaks, people listen. He is a true statesman, and it shows every day. It is my high honor to serve as Johnny's partner in the United States Senate. Like so many Georgians, I was surprised and saddened to learn that he will not finish the rest of his term. Together, we are able to get real results for Georgia. Throughout his four decades of service, Johnny ha… Continue Reading


08.28.19

Senator David Perdue: Free Enterprise is What Makes America Different

GAINESVILLE, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Martha Zoller on WDUN radio to discuss President Trump's bipartisan budget deal, America's free enterprise system, and his work to address the national debt. Highlights: On The President's Budget Deal: "Last year was the first time in ten years that we started the fiscal year without a continuing resolution on the military. Voting yes on the recent budget deal actually lowers costs compared to the two likely alternatives: sequestrati… Continue Reading


08.23.19

Senator David Perdue, First Lady Marty Kemp Prioritize School Safety

CUMMING, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue, First Lady Marty Kemp, and Mrs. Bonnie Perdue today toured Mashburn Elementary School and participated in a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement and school officials on improving school safety in Georgia. Roundtable attendees included Georgia Superintendent Richard Woods, Forsyth County Sheriff Ron H. Freeman, Forsyth County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Bearden, Forsyth County School Board Chairperson Kristen Morrissey, Forsyth County Sch… Continue Reading


08.23.19

Senator David Perdue Tours Koyo Bearings Manufacturing Facility in Dahlonega

DAHLONEGA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) toured the JTEKT-Koyo Bearings manufacturing facility in Dahlonega. JTEKT North America is a global leader in engineering and manufacturing automotive systems, bearing solutions, and high performance machine tools. Koyo Bearings is among the top ten largest employers in Lumpkin County, Georgia. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Having spent much of my business career in manufacturing, I always enjoy getting an up-close … Continue Reading


08.22.19

Senator David Perdue: We’re Proving That What We Believe In Actually Works

COLUMBUS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Wes Carroll on WDAK radio to discuss trade, economic success under President Trump, and his recent visits to Fort Benning and Kia's manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia. Click here or the image below to listen. Highlights: Kia's Home In West Point: "Kia's manufacturing plant in West Point is so impressive. They are about to celebrate their tenth year being in Georgia and will soon put out their three millionth car. The thing that… Continue Reading


08.19.19

Senator David Perdue Tours Kia Manufacturing Plant In West Point

WEST POINT, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today toured the Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) facility in West Point. This facility is the only Kia manufacturing plant in the United States and the only automaker in Georgia. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "In just ten years, Kia has made a remarkable impact on the state of Georgia and the West Point community," said Senator Perdue. "Kia supports thousands of jobs across our state, and their employees are som… Continue Reading


08.16.19

Senator David Perdue Applauds Sale Of F-16s To Taiwan

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Trump Administration's plan to move forward with the sale of dozens of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan: "Since the passage of the Taiwan Relations Act forty years ago, the United States has remained steadfast in our support for Taiwan's ability to defend itself. President Trump's decision to move forward with the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan clearly demonstrates that our commitmen… Continue Reading


08.14.19

Senator David Perdue Receives Spirit Of Enterprise Award

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) addressed the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's congressional luncheon and received the Chamber's Spirit of Enterprise Award for his efforts to create a business-friendly climate that fuels economic growth. Click here or on the image below to download photos. Senator Perdue receives the Spirit of Enterprise Award from Chris Clark, President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber "Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business f… Continue Reading


08.13.19

Senator David Perdue: We Need To Protect The Free-Enterprise System

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today addressed over 2,000 business and community leaders at Georgia Chamber of Commerce's annual Congressional Luncheon. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Best State For Business: "After four and a half years as the outsider in the belly of the beast, let me tell you: Washington could learn a lot from Georgia. Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business for six straight years. That did not ha… Continue Reading

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