Press Releases

07.17.15

Senator David Perdue: Paramount President Obama Honors 60-Day Congressional Review Period

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement regarding the scheduled United Nations Security Council vote on the Iran nuclear agreement: "President Obama's attempt to circumvent Congress and hastily move forward with a United Nations Security Council vote on the Iran nuclear agreement is outrageous. From day one, President Obama and Secretary Kerry capitulated to Iran's demands and attempted to avoid Congressional oversight at every turn. Now it s… Continue Reading


07.16.15

Senator David Perdue Votes To End Washington Control Of Education, Stop Common Core

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted in favor of the Every Child Achieves Act, S. 1177, legislation that stops Washington’s control of our education system and ends the federal mandate for Common Core: “Today, Congress took significant steps to end Washington’s control of education and return power to the state and local level where it belongs. This bill stops the federal government from coercing states into adopting Common Core and allows states to develop curricul… Continue Reading


07.15.15

Senator David Perdue: Getting Washington Out Of Our Classrooms

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today highlighted the importance of a quality education in order for our students to succeed and the conservative solutions he is championing in the U.S. Senate to empower parents, teachers, and local school leaders when it comes to education decisions. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: “A quality education is critical to our kids’ success. I’ve seen that firsthand my entire life. My Mom and Dad w… Continue Reading


07.15.15

Senator David Perdue Champions Conservative Amendments During Education Reform Debate

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is a vocal critic of Washington’s one-size-fits-all education mandates and continues to champion conservative education solutions in Congress. As the Every Child Achieves Act, S.R.1177, is debated in the U.S. Senate, Senator Perdue has co-sponsored and supported numerous amendments that further reduce Washington’s role in our education system and strengthen state and local control by empowering parents, teachers, and local school leaders. Speci… Continue Reading


07.14.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on Announcement of Nuclear Agreement with Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement today regarding the announcement of a nuclear agreement with Iran: "Let's be clear, this agreement is not final. Georgians and the American people, through Congressional representation, must sign off on the negotiated terms, and because of our bipartisan efforts Congress will have 60 days to do so. As a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, I will revi… Continue Reading


07.14.15

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Demands Cost Benefit Analysis of State Department Facility

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations State Department Subcommittee, has been calling for an independent review of a State Department proposal to construct a brand new training center in Virginia, instead of using an established federal training facility in Georgia that could save taxpayers millions of dollars. Senator Perdue led a joint Georgia Delegation letter requesting additional information from the Government Accountability Office (G… Continue Reading


07.08.15

Senator David Perdue Responds to Proposed Army Cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), member of the Senate Budget and Foreign Relations Committees, issued the following statement regarding the proposed Army restructuring by the Department of Defense: “When national security alerts are at an all-time high and ISIS is recruiting new terrorists daily, scaling back our military is nonsensical. Today, I spoke directly with Secretary of the Army John McHugh to express my concern for this proposed cut back, specifically the impact… Continue Reading


07.08.15

Senator Perdue to DHS: “Sanctuary Jurisdictions” Endanger Public Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), along with several other Senate Judiciary Committee members, is pressing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for information about its program aimed at exempting illegal immigrants from our nation’s laws, posing direct threats to public safety. “Your Department has refused to confront so-called ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions, endangering the public safety and leading to tragedies such as the recent killings of Kathryn Steinle in San Fran… Continue Reading


07.07.15

Senator David Perdue: Empty Negotiation Terms Should Result in an Empty Negotiation Table

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement urging Secretary of State John Kerry to suspend nuclear negotiations with Iran: “By running out the negotiating clock again, Iran has signaled to the world they are not serious about dismantling their nuclear weapons program. From red lines to deadline extensions, the Obama Administration has been dangerously accommodating and we cannot continue to reward Iran’s bad behavior. It is time for us to stand … Continue Reading


07.07.15

Senator David Perdue Introduces Georgia Avian Bird Flu Expert at Agriculture Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today highlighted Georgians’ concerns over recent avian bird flu outbreaks during a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing. Senator Perdue introduced one of the hearing witnesses, Dr. David Swayne, a renowned Avian Influenza expert and Director of the National Poultry Research Center in Athens, Georgia. “We are certainly honored to have what many would consider the foremost authority on Avian Influenza in the country here for this very im… Continue Reading


07.06.15

Georgia Congressional Delegation Calls for Federal Review of Proposed State Department Training Facility

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) along with several member of Georgia’s U.S. House of Representatives delegation are calling for a federal review of a Department of State proposal to construct a costly new training center from scratch in Virginia instead of using an established federal training facility in Georgia that could save taxpayers millions of dollars. The proposed Virginia location for a training center for Foreign Service personnel would… Continue Reading


07.01.15

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue: Usher The Return of The Citizen Legislator By Imposing Term Limits

Usher The Return of The Citizen Legislator By Imposing Term Limits By Senator David Perdue The Augusta Chronicle http://bit.ly/1Jv0Ue6 For too long, career politicians in Washington, D.C., have focused more on advancing their own careers than helping the people they are elected to serve. More than eight in 10 Americans believe that our political leaders are more interested in protecting their own power and privilege than doing what is right for the American people. THAT’S J… Continue Reading


06.30.15

Senator David Perdue: Iran Moving Dangerously Closer To Nuclear Weapon

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement on the Iran nuclear negotiations: “It’s no surprise that yet again, President Obama and Iran’s negotiators have failed to meet the June 30 deadline for a deal on the future of Iran’s nuclear program. Every step of the way, Iran has refused to accept reasonable terms, and instead, is moving dangerously closer to a nuclear weapon. “Iran is clearly trying to buy time, and is building more centrifuges … Continue Reading


06.26.15

Senator David Perdue Stands With Charleston Community

CHARLESTON, SC - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today joined South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott along with other Members of Congress for the funeral of the victims in Charleston. “Today, I stand with the people of Charleston as we pray for the families who lost their loved ones in this unthinkable tragedy. We’ve seen the Charleston community and the entire state come together to heal and move forward. In the face of such adversity, the leaders of South Carolina and my Sen… Continue Reading


06.25.15

Senator David Perdue: Obamacare Still A Disastrous Law That Must Be Repealed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement about the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare: “Today’s ruling doesn’t change the fact that Obamacare is a disaster and should be entirely repealed. Right now, many Georgians are seeing their premiums skyrocket by double-digits, their hours cut back because of the employer mandate, and less access to the doctors of their choice because of the empty promises made by President Obama. These aren’t theoretical… Continue Reading


06.24.15

Senator David Perdue: Trade Must Be Transparent And Accountable To The American People

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement on Senate passage of Trade Promotional Authority (TPA): “Free trade creates opportunities for Georgians and supports more than a million jobs in my home state. That’s why I supported Trade Promotional Authority (TPA), which gives Congress more oversight than ever before in any trade deals negotiated by the President. “TPA holds President Obama completely accountable to transparency and oversight meas… Continue Reading


06.24.15

Senator David Perdue: Obamacare Was Wrong From The Start

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today discussed on the Senate floor the negative impacts of Obamacare and the need to immediately repeal it. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: “Mr. President, I rise to speak today about the greatest domestic policy train wreck that we’ve seen in my lifetime - a fundamentally flawed law that is holding back our economy and limiting people’s freedom when it comes to choices in healthcare. Of cou… Continue Reading


06.22.15

Senators Kirk, Ayotte, Cotton, Perdue Introduce Just Google It Act to End Wasteful Printing of Government Documents Found Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), along with U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and David Perdue (R-GA), today announced the introduction of the Just Google It Act, which would eliminate the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), an outdated and duplicative government agency that prints and sells copies of government documents that can be found for free online through a simple Google search. The Department of Commerce estimates that NTIS will have an op… Continue Reading


06.18.15

Senator David Perdue Supports A Strong National Defense

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today supported the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “Georgians know that the most important role of the federal government is to provide the resources necessary to keep Americans at home and abroad safe. “Right now, the United States faces a global security crisis, and it’s critical that we fund our military to maintain a strong defense. This year’s bill also achieves some important reforms that help produce cost… Continue Reading


06.16.15

Senator David Perdue: CBO Confirms Looming Fiscal Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) 2015 Long-Term Budget Outlook: “The latest report from CBO confirms that we have a fiscal crisis on our hands. Time is running out for us to deal with our national debt and put the long-term economic solutions in place to ensure that our children and grandchildren will have the same opportunities that my generation had. They do not deserve to be burdened by out… Continue Reading

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