Press Releases

02.10.16

Senator David Perdue Praises Supreme Court Decision To Block Obama’s Energy Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today praised the Supreme Court for blocking the implementation of President Obama's Clean Power Plan, an extensive energy tax on carbon emissions, until a decision is reached on a petition filed by 25 states, including Georgia and industry leaders. "Over the past seven years, President Obama and his overzealous EPA have proven they will stop at nothing to kill the coal industry and advance their progressive climate change agenda," said Se… Continue Reading


02.10.16

Senator David Perdue Calls For More Forceful Response to Confront Nuclear Threat

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spoke on the Senate floor in favor of the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act and highlighted his amendment, which would expose the dangerous nuclear cooperation between North Korea and Iran. Click here to view the speech or on the image below. Transcript: "I rise today to speak on an amendment I introduced to the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act. This bill we're c… Continue Reading


02.10.16

Senator David Perdue Amendment Seeks to Expose Nuclear Cooperation Between North Korea & Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is urging the Senate to adopt an amendment he introduced to the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act, which requires the Obama Administration to report to Congress regarding Iran's cooperation with North Korea on nuclear weapon and ballistic missile development and disclose known linkages between the two rogue states' illicit programs. "It's undeniable that Iran and North Korea h… Continue Reading


02.09.16

Senators Perdue & McCain Introduce Bill To Fully Repeal & Replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and John McCain (R-AZ) today introduced the Empowering Patients First Act, companion legislation to a bill introduced in the House of Representatives by Congressman Tom Price (R-GA-06), to fully repeal and replace Obamacare with common-sense solutions that put patients back in charge of their health care decisions. "Since the president jammed Obamacare through Congress without a single Republican vote, the American people have been let down b… Continue Reading


02.09.16

Senator David Perdue Statement on President Obama’s Final Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today issued the following statement after President Obama released his final budget, which like his previous budget requests pushes for more taxes, more spending, and more debt: "The only positive thing about this budget request is that it's the last one we will receive from President Obama. Our country is facing a debt crisis and it is well past the tipping point. Americans cannot afford to send more… Continue Reading


02.08.16

Senator David Perdue Introduces Accurate Accounting Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today introduced the Accurate Accounting Act of 2016, which ends some of the most egregious problems of our federal budgeting process and holds Washington accountable for a complete and accurate assessment of all federal spending. "Washington will never get spending under control unless we have a budget process that works," said Senator David Perdue. "Without an honest and accurate assessment of the fe… Continue Reading


02.05.16

Senator David Perdue Announces February Mobile Office Hours

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


02.03.16

Senator David Perdue: Washington Needs To Say “We Cannot Afford It”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today addressed the Senate Budget Committee about Washington's debt crisis and highlighted four simple words that are missing from the debate. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Four words that I have not heard up here in one year, that I used to hear every day in business. And that is, 'We cannot afford it.' We all do it in our personal homes, we do it in our personal lives, we teach our children to d… Continue Reading


01.29.16

Senator David Perdue Commends Georgia Student Graduating from Senate Page School

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today attended the Senate Page School graduation of David Brannon of Augusta, GA. Through this program, students are able to assist with the legislative process while completing rigorous coursework for a school semester. "David is an incredibly intelligent and respectful young man," said Senator Perdue. "I was absolutely delighted that he was able to have this experience and couldn't be more proud of his representation of Georgia. David has… Continue Reading


01.28.16

Senator David Perdue: Debt Projections For The Next Decade Are Very Sobering

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Budget Committee, today spoke on the Senate floor about the latest debt projections outlined in the Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook Report for 2016 to 2026: Click here to watch or click the image below. Transcript: "Washington received a loud wake-up call this week. On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office, the CBO, released its biannual Budget and Economic Outlook Report and the projections for… Continue Reading


01.28.16

Senator David Perdue Applauds Committee Passage of Antiquities Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approved legislation introduced by Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Bob Casey (D-PA) that restricts ISIS's ability to profit from the sale of antiquities. The Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act already passed the House and now heads to the full Senate for consideration. Below are Senator Perdue's remarks as prepared for delivery: "I'd like to offer a few words on the Protec… Continue Reading


01.21.16

Senator David Perdue Congratulates Georgia’s Newly Elected President of the American Farm Bureau Federation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate congratulating Zippy Duvall of Greensboro, who recently became Georgia's first president of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Mr. President, we are celebrating a first in Georgia's history. Last week, our state's farm bureau president, Zippy Duvall, was elected by th… Continue Reading


01.21.16

Senators Isakson, Perdue Denounce Obama’s Move to Allow New EPA Land Grab

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to override President Obama's veto of a bill passed by Congress and supported by both senators to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from implementing a massive federal land grab that will expose Georgia farmers, ranchers, home owners and businesses to significant compliance costs and new fines. The procedural vote to advance this measure failed by a vote of 52-40. "I have fought this admin… Continue Reading


01.21.16

Senator David Perdue Statement On Georgia Judicial Nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement: "Considering a nominee for lifetime appointment to our federal courts is one of the most significant responsibilities I have as a United States Senator and member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. I take this responsibility all the more seriously when considering nominees to federal courts in my home state of Georgia. "After a thorough review of the professional a… Continue Reading


01.20.16

Senator David Perdue: Broken Immigration System Presents A Dire Threat To National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its visa overstay report, which revealed that more than half a million people illegally overstayed their visas which expired in 2015: "A visa entry-exit tracking system has been required by law for 20 years, yet it still does not exist. That is unacceptable. Today, DHS cannot even tell us how many people in our country have overstayed their visas. One of th… Continue Reading


01.20.16

Senator David Perdue Votes to Suspend Refugee Process & Keep Americans Safe

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today issued the following statement in support of the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act, which suspends the admission of Syrian and Iraqi refugees into the United States until the integrity of the vetting process is improved: "ISIS has called on its supporters to exploit refugee programs and unsecure borders to attack its enemies. This global call to action and resulting terrorist attacks have Georgians and Americans concer… Continue Reading


01.20.16

Senator David Perdue: CBO Projections Should Be Wake-Up Call For Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued a summary of The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2016 to 2026, which projects more debt and less growth over the next decade: "Yesterday's CBO projections should be a wake-up call for Washington. This is another reminder that our country's debt crisis is well past the tipping point. Last month, interest rates increased a q… Continue Reading


01.18.16

Senator David Perdue Statement Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s lasting legacy: "Today, we honor the life and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King. Dr. King's actions to advance justice continue to inspire us all to do better. As Americans, it is my hope we will persevere and promote the peace Dr. King so courageously championed in order to leave a better world for future generations."… Continue Reading


01.18.16

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 we're… Continue Reading


01.17.16

Senator David Perdue: Implementation Of Iran Deal Is A Grave Mistake

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, released the following statement regarding its implementation: "President Obama's misplaced trust in Iran is alarming. I am very concerned the Obama Administration is moving forward with implementation of its dangerous deal and sanctions relief when Iran refuses to play by the rules. As we learned from recent internatio… Continue Reading

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