Press Releases

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


11.02.15

Senator David Perdue: Why I Voted Against Washington’s Backroom Budget Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, explains why he voted against the backroom deal Congressional leaders made with President Obama that abandons conservative budget principles, suspends the debt ceiling, and uses budget tricks to spend more taxpayer money. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Late Monday night this week, Congressional leaders revealed a bad backroom deal they made with President Obama… Continue Reading


10.29.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on Iran Attending Multinational Meeting on Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In advance of the multinational meeting tomorrow about ending the violence in Syria, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement: "Completely removing Bashar al-Assad from power is paramount to the international community's mission to defeat ISIS and resolve this dire humanitarian crisis. Inviting Iran to sit down at the table to discuss a solution for Syria is like calling in the arsonist to put out t… Continue Reading


10.28.15

Senator David Perdue: Washington’s Bad Backroom Deal Puts Unsustainable Spending on Autopilot

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, today issued the following statement about the backroom deal Congressional leaders made with President Obama to abandon the Republican budget plan, suspend the debt ceiling, and use budget gimmicks to spend more taxpayer money: "This bad backroom deal puts unsustainable spending on autopilot and lets Washington politicians simply delay tough decisions for two more years. Congress should be working wit… Continue Reading


10.27.15

Senator David Perdue: Hackers Pose Real Threat To Our Safety & National Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after the Senate passed S. 754, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015: "Cybersecurity attacks have become a frequent and often anonymous way of accessing people's credit card information, internet history, and physical locations. Hackers pose a real threat to our safety and our national security. As a businessman, I understand how a cybersecurity attack could greatly hurt consumer confidence a… Continue Reading


10.27.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Continue Fight to Stop Obama's Energy Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) have cosponsored two resolutions of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act that would stop 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, supported by Senators Isakson and Perdue would stop the EPA from impl… Continue Reading


10.22.15

Senator David Perdue Meets Georgian Serving as U.S. Senate Page

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today met with Lakeside High School student David Brannon of Martinez, GA who is currently serving as a U.S. Senate page. "It is incredible to see vibrant young leaders serving their country," said Senator Perdue. "David is a wonderful young man with a bright future ahead of him. I applaud him for a job well done and thank him for his time spent with the U.S. Senate." The U.S. Senate Page Program allows students to witness the action live o… Continue Reading


10.22.15

Senator David Perdue Urges President Obama To Support Our Troops

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In advance of President Obama's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement: "Our servicewomen and men are deployed around the world to combat threats, adversaries and terrorism, as well as to support our allies. Despite this dangerous reality, President Obama is neglecting the needs of these brave women and men by not providing them with a clear strategy t… Continue Reading


10.22.15

Senator David Perdue Opposes Releasing Armed Career Criminals

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Judiciary Committee, today voted against the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Senator Perdue supports responsible criminal justice reform, but highlighted several concerns with the current bill regarding reducing mandatory minimum sentencing laws and retroactively allowing violent offenders and armed career criminals back into our communities before their sentences are fully completed. Click here to watch the v… Continue Reading

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