Press Releases

12.03.15

Senator David Perdue Votes To Send Flawed Obamacare Law Back To President’s Desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after taking action to repeal Obamacare and send the flawed law back to President Obama's desk: "Obamacare is a fundamentally flawed law that put our health care system-one-sixth of our nation's economy-under government control and the consequences have been disastrous. The law has driven up costs, eliminated health care choices, forced rural hospitals out of business, created a doctor shortage, and faile… Continue Reading


12.02.15

Senator David Perdue: It’s Time To Send Broken Obamacare Law Back To President’s Desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today highlighted the failures of Obamacare and the flawed law's impact on Americans' health care choices and insurance costs. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I rise to speak today about a massive expansion of government that was fundamentally flawed from the start: the Affordable Care Act, or better known as Obamacare. In the past 100 years, we have had three super majorities, all Democratic. The first … Continue Reading


11.18.15

Senator David Perdue Calls on Washington to Address Crises Immediately

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today condemned recent terrorist attacks by ISIS and called on Washington to address our global security crisis, which is underpinned by our debt crisis, immediately. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I rise today to speak about our persistent global security crisis, but I also want to connect how our national debt crisis affects that crisis. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims' families of t… Continue Reading


11.17.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Vote to Stop EPA’s Energy Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the passage of two resolutions that will prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from implementing new energy regulations that could raise the cost of living for hardworking taxpayers and turn back the clock on America's energy independence. The first resolution of disapproval, S.J.Res.24, passed by a vote of 52-46 and stops the EPA from implementing its newest requirement that existing coal… Continue Reading


11.16.15

COMBATING TERRORISM: Clear Strategy Against ISIS Still Needed from President

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement regarding President Obama's comments today on ISIS: "President Obama continues to miss the mark when it comes to combating ISIS. Coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris and around the world prove that the threat from ISIS continues to grow. These attacks demonstrate that ISIS has not been contained in their ability to wage war against the West and will stop at… Continue Reading


11.13.15

Senator David Perdue Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Paris

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris, France: "I strongly condemn the ruthless acts of violence the world witnessed tonight in Paris. Any type of terror, especially of this magnitude, against our allies will not be tolerated. All Americans stand with the people of France against such evil and join them in bringing the perpetrators to justice." UPDATED INFORMATION: For Georgians in Paris needing a… Continue Reading


11.13.15

Senator Perdue Announces West Central Georgia Field Representative

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) today announced Kathy Burns as his West Central Georgia Field Representative. Burns, a small business owner and active volunteer, will represent the senator at events and meetings in 15 counties. They stretch from Muscogee County, including Ft. Benning, to Crisp and Upson counties. "Kathy is the ideal representative for the west central region of Georgia," Perdue said in a statement. "Kathy and her husband have been stationed at Fort Benning in Colum… Continue Reading


11.13.15

Senator Perdue Announces Southeast Georgia Field Representative

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced Blake Raulerson as his Southeast Georgia Field Representative. Raulerson, a native of Blackshear, Georgia, will represent the Senator at events and meetings in 27 counties including Screven, Chatham, Glynn, and Ware. "Blake is a sharp young man," said Senator Perdue. "He's a hard worker and I'm glad to have him as a part of my team." "It's an honor to work for Senator Perdue in Southeast Georgia," added Raulerson. "Senator Perdue … Continue Reading


11.13.15

Senator Perdue Announces Northeast Georgia Field Representative

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced Andrew Seaver as his Northeast Georgia Field Representative. Seaver, a graduate of the University of Georgia, will represent Senator Perdue at events and meetings in 25 counties including Clarke, Stephens, and Union. "Andrew brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm to the team," said Senator Perdue. "Given his strong commitment and volunteer activity, I am certain he will be an exceptional representative for our team."… Continue Reading


11.13.15

Senator Perdue Announces Metro Atlanta Field Representative

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced Mark Smith as his Metro Atlanta Field Representative. Smith, a recent Morehouse College graduate, will represent the Senator at events and meetings in 8 counties including Fulton, DeKalb, and Henry. "I was excited to have Mark join our team immediately upon graduating Morehouse," said Senator Perdue. "It is a priority of mine to represent every Georgian, and Mark's ability to connect with young people makes this priority a reali… Continue Reading


11.12.15

Senator David Perdue Announces Field Staff to Serve People of Georgia

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced the appointments of his state field team to represent Georgia in the United States Senate: "Georgians sent me to Washington to tackle our nation's toughest issues and we have selected a skilled team to accomplish this goal," said Senator Perdue. "This field team shares my desire to make a difference and work together to represent Georgians from all parts of our state." Jennifer Hayes, Director of Constituent Services and Central Sa… Continue Reading


11.11.15

Senator David Perdue Veterans Day Statement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement commemorating Veterans Day: "Together, Georgians and Americans across the country recognize the sacrifices our veterans have made for our freedoms. These American heroes answered the call of duty, fought in the trenches, and stared down the enemy. They established democracies, defended liberty, and freed others from tyranny. No one understands the true price of freedom more than our veterans, and it is our nati… Continue Reading


11.10.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on President Obama’s Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement about President Obama's proposed plan to transfer Guantanamo Bay terrorists to prisons within the United States: "Transferring the world's most dangerous terrorists to our homeland is unsafe and will unnecessarily put our communities in danger. These terrorists have made it their mission to harm Americans, kill our troops, and attack our very way of life. Moving terr… Continue Reading


11.10.15

Senator David Perdue: It is Our Nation’s Duty to Fulfill the Promises Made to Our Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act and the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act: "It is our nation's duty to fulfill the promises made to our veterans, and provide our active duty soldiers with the tools and training they need to succeed. Our servicewomen and men deserve quality health care, modern military facilities, and workforce training to help them… Continue Reading


11.06.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Statements on Administration’s Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statements after President Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline: "President Obama has made the wrong decision for America by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline," said Senator Isakson. "Today's action means that we will be missing the opportunity to be an energy-independent nation. The American people are still struggling in today's economy, and they expect and deserve Washington to cut … Continue Reading


11.06.15

Senator David Perdue Seeks Action to Deal with Avian Influenza Threats

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, joined nine senators urging Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to update the USDA's Fall 2015 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Preparedness and Response Plan to address several important issues. "Georgia is the number one broiler producer in the country, which means one case of avian influenza could greatly impact our state's economy," said Senator Perdue. "Fortunately, we have not seen an … Continue Reading


11.05.15

Senator David Perdue Calls for Georgians’ Feedback on Proposed Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) will begin reviewing the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement and is encouraging Georgians to join him in the public review process over the next few months. Earlier this year, Senator Perdue pushed for strong oversight measures included in the bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to increase transparency, establish clear guidelines, and require a 90-day public review period before Congress even considers it for a vot… Continue Reading


11.05.15

Senator David Perdue Introduces Georgia Forestry Leader In Agriculture Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today discussed the impact Washington's bureaucratic policies have on wildfires and forest management. Senator Perdue introduced one of the hearing witnesses, Ken Stewart from Marietta, Georgia. Stewart currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the American Forest Foundation and testified about the consequences of wildfires for family forest landowners. "Georgia has more privatel… Continue Reading


11.04.15

VIDEO: Georgia Farmers & Agriculture Leaders Urge Congress to Overturn Controversial Water Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today released a video highlighting Georgians' opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s harmful "Waters of the United States" regulation, which would expose Georgia farmers, ranchers, businesses, and landowners to significant compliance costs and unnecessary government intrusion. This week, the Senators voted to disapprove and overturn this burdensome regulation, sending it back to President Obama's d… Continue Reading


11.04.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Fight Harmful EPA Power Grab

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today voted to disapprove and overturn the President Obama's onerous "Waters of the United States" regulation, calling the rule a massive federal land grab by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will expose farmers, ranchers, home owners, and businesses to significant compliance costs and new fines. The Senate passed the joint resolution of disapproval by a vote of 53-44. The resolution, which would prevent the … Continue Reading

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