Press Releases

06.13.19

Senator David Perdue Talks Government Funding & Middle East Security On Fox Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business to discuss his proposal to fix Congress's broken funding process, as well as the recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Click here to watch. On Fixing Congress's Funding Process: Fix The Funding Process: "I've been working to fix the funding process for four and half years. This is nonsense. Congress has only funded the government on time four times in the last 45 years. Last year was the … Continue Reading


06.13.19

Senator David Perdue: It’s Time To Face This Funding Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, joined Greta Brawner on CSPAN's Washington Journal to discuss the Fix Funding First Act, his solution to change Congress's broken funding process. Click here to watch. Highlights: Failed Funding Process: "Nobody does budgeting and appropriating the way the U.S. government does. Congress has only funded the government on time, by the end of the fiscal year, four times in 45 years since the 1974 Bu… Continue Reading


06.12.19

Senator David Perdue Offers Bold Solutions To Fix Congress’s Broken Funding Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, is proposing bold changes to fix Congress's broken funding process. Over the past four years, he has met with policy experts, outside groups, retired Members of Congress, and his colleagues from both parties and chambers to study best practices and highlight the flaws of the current funding process. The Fix Funding First Act is the culmination of Senator Perdue's efforts to change the way Washington wor… Continue Reading


06.12.19

Isakson, Perdue Applaud Confirmation of Boulee to U.S. District Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded the Senate confirmation of Judge J.P. Boulee of Decatur, Georgia to fill a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in Atlanta. The Senate approved his nomination by a vote of 85-11. "Judge Boulee has made Georgia and the United States proud during his service as a Judge Advocate General in the U.S. Army and as a judge in DeKalb County, where he has worked to help our co… Continue Reading


06.11.19

Senator David Perdue: Time To Put Drug Cartels Out Of Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, today questioned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the United States’ efforts to counter the global narcotics epidemic and put drug cartels out of business. More than 70,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017. Click here or on the image below to watch. Transcript: Senator Perdue: “Having worked in Mexico and Central America, I can tell you the cartels are reall… Continue Reading


06.10.19

VIDEO: Georgia Farmers Celebrate Passage Of Disaster Relief Bill

DOERUN, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following video recapping a roundtable discussion on the recently-signed disaster relief bill at Davis Family Farms in Doerun, Georgia. The Senator also highlighted the positive impact that the bill will have on Georgia farmers and rural communities. Today marks eight months since Hurricane Michael hit Southwest Georgia. Click here or on the image below to watch. Transcript: Senator Pe… Continue Reading


06.08.19

Senator David Perdue Holds Disaster Relief Roundtable With Georgia Farmers

DOERUN, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Governor Brian Kemp, Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black, U.S. Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02) and Austin Scott (R-GA-08), and more than 150 farmers for a roundtable at Davis Family Farms in Doerun, Georgia. The group discussed the recent signing of critical disaster relief funding and next steps for Georgians impacted by Hurricane Michael. After the United States Senate and Hous… Continue Reading


06.06.19

Disaster Aid Funding Signed Into Law By President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) applaud President Donald J. Trump for quickly signing into law critical disaster relief funding for Georgia and other states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods and other natural disasters. Senators Perdue and Isakson have fought for months to secure disaster funding for Georgia, which was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018. "Today, President Trump fulfilled his promise to help Georgia farmers and … Continue Reading


06.04.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield on Defense Department Installation Excellence Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) applauded U.S. Army Garrison Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield on earning the U.S. Department of Defense's highest award for installation excellence in 2019. As the winners of the Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield earned one of five top spots across U.S. military installations worldwide for its achievements in installation manag… Continue Reading


06.03.19

Senator David Perdue Addresses National Guard Association Of Georgia

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, addressed a crowd of 250 soldiers, airmen, and their spouses at the National Guard Association of Georgia (NGAGA) 71st annual state conference in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Click here to download pictures. Click here to view a recap video. "Georgia's role in our national defense cannot be overstated," said Senator Perdue. "Since the September 11th terrorist attacks, Georgia's National Guard … Continue Reading


06.03.19

Senator David Perdue Announces 2019 Service Academy Appointments

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced the appointments of 24 Georgia students nominated by his office to the United States Service Academies for the Class of 2023. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Each of these students has set a positive example for their communities and demonstrated the moral and ethical values it takes to succeed in our Armed Services," said Senator Perdue. "Their decision to a… Continue Reading


05.31.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Georgians To Prepare For Hurricane Season

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today urged Georgians to take safety precautions to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, which officially begins tomorrow, June 1. The senators also called on the U.S. House of Representatives to approve critical disaster aid legislation, which passed the Senate last week, to help Georgians still recovering from Hurricane Michael, which devastated Georgia during the 2018 hurricane season. "As hurricane season begins… Continue Reading


05.30.19

Senator David Perdue Honored By Marsy’s Law For Georgia

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) has been honored by Marsy's Law For Georgia for his advocacy and support for expanding constitutional rights for victims of violent crimes. Last November, Georgians overwhelmingly voted in favor of Amendment 4, Marsy's Law, on the 2018 midterm ballot. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "After going through the trauma of a violent crime, victims and their families deserve to know if the accused attacker has been released," sai… Continue Reading


05.30.19

Senator David Perdue Addresses Georgia Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to discuss Georgia's business-friendly environment, economic growth, and historic job numbers. Click here to download photos. (Left to right: 2019 Georgia Chamber Chairman Sonny Deriso, Senator Perdue, Georgia Hispanic Chamber President Santiago Marquez, and Georgia Chamber President Chris Clark) "Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business for six consecutive yea… Continue Reading


05.28.19

Senator David Perdue: Bullish On Economy, Bearish On National Debt

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Intercontinental Exchange's Inside the ICE House podcast to discuss economic growth, the national debt crisis, and being an outsider in Washington. Click here or on the image below to listen. Highlights: Formula For Success: "When you pull government back to a reasonable level, have a taxation process that allows us to be level with the rest of the world, and a banking system that rewards risk taking and yet protects us in terms of provi… Continue Reading


05.24.19

Senators Perdue, Cortez Masto Take Bipartisan Action To Relieve Burdens During Natural Disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) are taking action to provide relief for Americans impacted by state-declared disasters and states of emergency. In the midst of a hurricane or forest fire, taxes are far from Americans' minds as they seek safety and shelter. The current, bureaucratic process of securing a tax extension is subject to long periods of delays before families and small businesses get the relief they need. The Filing Relief for Nat… Continue Reading


05.23.19

Senator David Perdue Takes Action To Crack Down On Illegal Robocall Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) is taking action to crack down on predatory robocalls. The Senator joined colleagues in passing an overwhelmingly bipartisan bill that would help identify and penalize scammers, as well as give federal agencies and state attorneys general the tools they need to enforce the laws on the books and prosecute robocallers. "Even United States Senators get robocalls," said Senator Perdue. "Something that once was an annoying disturbance has now becom… Continue Reading


05.23.19

Senator David Perdue Secures Georgia Military Priorities In Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and chairman of the Seapower Subcommittee, comments on committee passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. Senator Perdue secured dozens of provisions of importance to Georgia in the annual defense bill, which now awaits consideration by the full United States Senate. "President Trump is committed to rebuilding our military after years of disinvestment from th… Continue Reading


05.23.19

President Trump Breaks Through Logjam On Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) today praised Senate approval of critical disaster relief funding for Georgia and other states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters. Perdue and Isakson have fought for months to secure disaster funding for Georgia, which was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018. "President Trump has broken through the gridlock to get disaster relief across the finish line. Finally, farmers … Continue Reading


05.22.19

Senator David Perdue: Continuing Resolutions Devastate Our Military

WASHINGTON, D.C. - During Military Appreciation Month, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke on the Senate floor about the devastating impact that continuing resolutions (CRs) have on the military. Senator Perdue urged colleagues to work diligently toward passing a defense authorization act and defense appropriations bill before the end of the fiscal year in order to avoid a continuing resolution in fiscal year 2020. Click here or on the image … Continue Reading

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