Press Releases

09.14.15

Senator David Perdue Cosponsors Bill to Roll Back Burdensome NLRB Regulation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) recently co-sponsored the Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act, legislation to roll back the National Labor Relations Board's "joint employer" regulation, which directly impacts American workers, our nation's 780,000 franchise businesses, and millions of contractors. The legislation reaffirms an employer must have "actual, direct and immediate" control over an employee to be considered a joint employer - the same standard that was in place… Continue Reading


09.14.15

Senator David Perdue Applauds Savannah Harbor Expansion Project Progress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement applauding the start of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project: "Today is a great day for Savannah, the state of Georgia, and the Southeast. After almost two decades of bureaucratic delays from Washington to deepen our port five feet, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is finally moving forward. This is a necessary infrastructure investment in order for the Port of Savannah to remain competitive and wil… Continue Reading


09.11.15

Senator David Perdue Statement Commemorating All 9/11 Victims

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement to commemorate Patriot Day and honor all of the 9/11 victims: "Today, our nation unites in solemn reflection on the anniversary of two terrible tragedies to honor the Americans we lost at home and in Benghazi, Libya. Both of these tragic events serve to remind us to be ever vigilant to the challenges we face every day here and around the world. In all my life, I never thought I would see the day when 19 … Continue Reading


09.10.15

Senator David Perdue Blasts Senate Democrats for Blocking Iran Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today blasted Senate Democrats for blocking an up-or-down vote on President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran: "I am outraged that my Democratic colleagues prevented the Senate - and the American people - from having a say on President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran that will have grave consequences for our nation and the world. There is a bipartisan majority in this body against the deal, ye… Continue Reading


09.09.15

Senator David Perdue Slams Iran Nuclear Deal at Rally

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke at the Stop the Iran Deal Rally hosted by the Tea Party Patriots based in Georgia. Leading the fight to stop President Obama's Iran Deal, Senator Perdue stressed the global dangers of this nuclear deal for America, Israel, and the entire world. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "Thank you Jenny Beth. Listen, thank you so much for being out here. God bless you guys. It feels like we'r… Continue Reading


09.09.15

Senator David Perdue: I Will Vote Against Obama’s Iran Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today highlighted that he will vote against President Obama's disastrous nuclear deal this week in the Senate. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "As I've traveled across Georgia, I have heard your concerns about President Obama's dangerous Iran deal. I share those concerns and I will vote against it this week in the United States Senate. From the beginning, I have always believed that any international ag… Continue Reading


08.28.15

Senator David Perdue Applauds Decision to Halt ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today released the following statement regarding North Dakota District Court Judge Ralph Erickson's decision to halt the Environmental Protection Agency's damaging 'Waters of the U.S.' (WOTUS) rule from implementation in 13 states: "Like many Americans, I have been against the EPA's ridiculous Waters of the U.S. regulation since day one," said Senator Perdue. "It is outrageous President Obama and … Continue Reading


08.25.15

ICYMI: Senator David Perdue Champions Conservative Solutions At Americans For Prosperity Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Friday, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) gave an impassioned speech to thousands of conservative leaders at Americans for Prosperity's (AFP) "Defending the American Dream" national conference in Columbus, Ohio. Senator Perdue attacked the liberal progressive policies that have failed working Americans and championed advancing conservative solutions in the U.S. Senate. Watch Senator Perdue's full speech here. Washington Examiner: Freshman Senator David Perdue, R-Ga., anothe… Continue Reading


08.07.15

Senator David Perdue Requests Additional Information on State Department Training Facility Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations State Department and USAID Management Subcommittee, this week requested detailed cost-estimates and internal recommendations pertaining to the State Department proposal to construct the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FAST-C) in Virginia, instead of augmenting the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Georgia, which would save taxpayers millions of dollars. Senator Perdue sent a… Continue Reading


08.07.15

Senator David Perdue Talks Iran Deal on Fox Business Network

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, yesterday discussed the Iran nuclear agreement and the security threats it poses to the free world with Neil Cavuto on Fox Business Network's Cavuto Coast to Coast. Bipartisan disapproval of the Iran nuclear agreement continues to grow. This week, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), third-ranking Senate Democrat, and Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member,… Continue Reading


08.05.15

Senator David Perdue: Eliminating Repatriation Tax A Necessity For Global Competitiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor about Washington's outdated tax code and called on the Senate to act now and grow the economy by eliminating the repatriation tax. Click here to watch the video or click the image below. Transcript: "I rise today to speak about seizing the opportunity to drive real economic growth right now, but first, I'd like to give a little context by referencing our great nation's desperate fiscal condi… Continue Reading


08.05.15

Bipartisan Group of Senators Call for Free and Fair Elections in Haiti

WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Ed Markey (D-MA), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) are urging President Obama to collaborate with the international community to ensure the Haitian people have the ability to freely and fairly elect their leaders. In a letter to President Obama, the Senators highlighted the assistance the United States provided the Haitian government to rebuild the country after the devastating earthquak… Continue Reading


08.03.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Blast New EPA Energy Tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today blasted the Obama Administration's latest announced policy that has the potential to raise the cost of living for hardworking taxpayers through the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) newest requirement that existing power plants reduce their emissions by 32 percent by the year 2030. "The Obama Administration continues to pursue policies that will raise the cost of living for hardworking taxpayers, this new… Continue Reading


08.03.15

Senator David Perdue Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement regarding his vote on S. 1881, legislation he co-sponsored to defund Planned Parenthood: "As a parent, and now a grandparent, I find these actions unthinkable. Planned Parenthood should not receive any taxpayer money, period. I stand with many Georgians and Americans in the fight to defend life and I will continue to advocate for an immediate and thorough investigation of these disturbing actions." Sena… Continue Reading


07.30.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on Highway Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed a three-month highway bill: "The gridlock that held up the highway bill exemplifies why Georgians are so frustrated with Washington. I continue to support funding critical infrastructure, but we must do so responsibly. For too long, Washington insiders have ignored our $18 trillion national debt and have wasted time on priorities that don't match those of the American people… Continue Reading


07.29.15

Georgia Congressional Delegation Urges Administration to Prioritize Savannah Harbor Project

WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, today urged the administration to make the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project a top priority for its fiscal year 2017 budget recommendations. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Georgia congressional delegation called for the Army Corps of Engineers to match its budget request with the public commitments for federal … Continue Reading


07.29.15

Senators Isakson, Perdue Introduce Legislation to Defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) along with 22 Senate Republicans, this week introduced legislation to defund Planned Parenthood. This legislation, S.1881, comes in light of the gruesome video footage detailing Planned Parenthood's role in the harvesting of the organs of unborn babies. The Senate is expected to vote on this legislation next week. "The government should not be funding Planned Parenthood or any abortions in the first place," said Sena… Continue Reading


07.28.15

Senator David Perdue Calls To Defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today issued the following statement regarding the release of additional undercover videos about Planned Parenthood: “These gut-wrenching videos underscore the serious nature of the situation. As a parent, and now grandparent, I find these actions unthinkable. Planned Parenthood should not receive any federal funding, period. I will continue defending life and I join many Georgians and Americans in calling for an immediate investigation of t… Continue Reading


07.27.15

Conservative Senators Fight For Fiscally Responsible Highway Bill Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), along with Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ), co-sponsored a fiscally responsible amendment to the highway funding bill, which simply matches the authorization period with the available funding. As written, the highway bill authorizes six-years of spending but only provides three-years of funding. “We should only be planning to fund what we can pay for, plain and simple. I want to thank Senator Perdue for offering this… Continue Reading


07.27.15

Senator David Perdue Statement on Export-Import Bank

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today voted against tying the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank to the highway bill: “America’s economic leadership drives growth and innovation around the world. As a businessman who has lived and worked overseas, I understand the need for increasing trade and expanding American exports into emerging markets. In order to do that we need a level playing field for American businesses to remain competitive with international companies … Continue Reading

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