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Senator David Perdue Named Senate Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) today announced that Senator David Perdue (R-GA) will serve as Chairman of the Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources. The subcommittee is responsible for oversight on the EPA’s regulation of pesticides, conservation of natural resources, biotechnology, and forestry. Senator Perdue will also serve on two other Agriculture subcommittees: Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade and Rural Development and Energy. “I… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Calls On The Obama Administration To Embrace America’s Energy Abundance

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today made the following statement about the Department of Interior’s Draft Proposed Program to include Georgia as a potential site in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2017-2022: “Energy exploration along the Atlantic coast can help strengthen our economic and national security, but the Obama Administration’s draft proposal fails to consult Georgians on our state’s energy needs and prevents other states from … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Calls For Sense of Fiscal Urgency

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s Budget and Economic Outlook, which concludes that our $18 trillion debt will skyrocket to over $27 trillion over the next decade: “I didn’t come to Washington to sit idly by as lawmakers in both parties pretend the deficit is shrinking and that our national debt is not a concern. We have a genuine fiscal crisis on our hands. We’re already handing our kids and grandki… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Cosponsors Legislation To Roll Back Regulations & Hold Government Accountable

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today cosponsored the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act to prevent the executive branch and federal agencies from imposing costly and burdensome regulations on Georgia families and business: “Our economy is lagging due to many factors, but one of the most prominent is the impact of harmful federal regulations coming from Washington,” said Senator Perdue. “The Executive Branch, under President Obama, has tried to … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Delivers Video Address To Georgians

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today delivered the following address to Georgians, which lays out his priorities in the Senate and how he will work to make life better for all Georgians. Click here to watch the full video: “Good evening, I’m David Perdue. While it’s only been a few weeks, I can tell you one thing, I’m still the outsider in Washington. What’s sorely missing from the debate is a real sense of urgency to tackle our full-blown fiscal crisis. That’s why I’… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue today released the following statement in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s lasting legacy: “Today, we reflect upon Dr. Martin Luther King’s heroic dedication to the advancement of liberty,” said Senator Perdue. “A man of faith, family, and integrity, Dr. King’s words and actions remain an inspiration to all Americans. Dr. King reminds us that, despite disappointment, we must ‘never lose infinite hope.’ And it is my hope that we honor his legacy by … Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue To Represent All Georgians In U.S. Senate

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today participated in a ceremonial swearing-in bringing together family, friends, supporters, and community leaders in Georgia. “It is truly humbling that the people of Georgia have tasked me to represent them and their interests in the United States Senate. I am ready to get to work with our senior Senator Johnny Isakson and my other colleagues in order to make the Senate functional again. The time of bickering is over, and the time … Continue Reading


Senators Moran, Perdue Introduce Fair Tax Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) today introduced legislation to overhaul and simplify the American tax system. The bill, based upon a proposed tax system known as the “FairTax,” would replace our complicated and costly tax system with a flat national consumption tax and eventually close the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). “Overhauling the American tax system is not an easy undertaking, but the economic need for a leaner and fairer tax code has ne… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Announces Senate Staff to Serve People of Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today announced the appointments of his staff in the United States Senate: “Georgians sent me to Washington to tackle our nation’s toughest issues, and they can be confident that we’ve selected a strong team to serve our constituents and help me get our country back on track,” said Senator Perdue. “This team shares my sense of urgency to make a difference and fight for a brighter future for all Georgians and all Americans.” Washington Sta… Continue Reading


Isakson, Perdue Announce Georgia Students Selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., today announced that two Georgia students have been selected as delegates to the 53rd annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) that will be held March 7 through 14, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Kylon Harris of Americus, Ga., and Jacob Pierce of Conley, Ga., were chosen to be part of the group of 104 student delegates who will attend the program’s 53rd annual Washington Week. While in Washington, the stud… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue Cosponsors Resolution for Congressional Term Limits

Fulfils Top Campaign Promise to People of Georgia WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today took action on one of his top priorities and co-sponsored a Constitutional Amendment imposing term limits on U.S. Representatives and Senators: “Instituting term limits for members of Congress is one of my biggest priorities in the Senate, and long over-due. Washington is broken, and I believe that term limits will help ensure that federal lawmakers will focus on the people they repr… Continue Reading


Isakson, Perdue Co-sponsor Bipartisan Legislation to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline in New Congress

Urge President Obama to support commonsense, bipartisan, job-creating legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., co-sponsored legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, highlighting the importance of the project to secure America's energy future, improve national defense and create tens of thousands of jobs for Americans. “As the new majority, Republicans’ first action in the Senate will be approving the bipartisan, job-creating Keyst… Continue Reading


Senator David Perdue To Fight For Georgia Families In U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement after being sworn in as Georgia's junior Senator in the 114th Congress: “I am honored and humbled to be Georgia’s next Senator, and I am excited to work alongside my colleague Johnny Isakson. But I came to Washington for one reason: to make America better for future generations. Georgia families are frustrated with what they are getting from their federal government, and it’s easy to see why. The economy is… Continue Reading

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