Press Releases

05.22.19

Senator David Perdue: It’s Time To Get Disaster Relief Done

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Bloomberg TV to discuss trade negotiations and his continued efforts to pass a disaster relief package for Georgia and other states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Time To Get Disaster Relief Done: "It's been almost eight months since Hurricane Michael devastated the southeast. There have been fires in California, earthquakes in Alaska, fl… Continue Reading


05.21.19

Senator David Perdue On White House Briefing About Iran Threats

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on today's briefing from Trump Administration officials about recent confirmed threats from Iran. The briefing was led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford. "Based on today's briefing, it's clear that the Trump Administration's response to confirmed threats made by Iran has been… Continue Reading


05.17.19

Senator David Perdue Tours Savannah Port To See Progress On Harbor Deepening

SAVANNAH, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) toured the Port of Savannah and received a briefing from Georgia Ports Authority leadership on the progress of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Click here or below to download photos. Click here for b-roll footage. "There's no doubt the Port of Savannah is an economic engine for Georgia," said Senator Perdue. "It's the third largest and fastest growing port in the entire country, and it consistently shatters records for container … Continue Reading


05.16.19

Senator David Perdue On President Trump’s Merit-Based Immigration Platform

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on President Donald J. Trump's platform for legal, merit-based immigration: "President Trump is serious about finding solutions to fix our broken immigration system and secure our borders. If we want to continue this economic boom, we must have an immigration system that responds to the needs of our growing economy, while protecting American workers. I will continue working with the Trump Administration and my Senate colleagues to mo… Continue Reading


05.15.19

Senator David Perdue: The Budget Law Is A Disaster

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, called out the flaws in Congress' broken funding process, which has only worked four times in 45 years since the Budget Act of 1974 was signed into law. Senator Perdue has made it one of his top priorities to change Congress' failed 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 t… Continue Reading


05.14.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud $34.88 Million In HUD Disaster Recovery Funding For Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded an announcement by the Trump Administration that it will award $34.88 million through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to Georgia for disaster recovery efforts. This funding will cover some of Georgia's infrastructure damage caused by Hurricane Michael. Senators Isakson and Perdue applauded this news as they continue to fight for disaster relief funding for agricultural losses as a… Continue Reading


05.14.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Recognize National Police Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in introducing a bipartisan resolution that honors law enforcement officers in Georgia and across the country. The resolution is sponsored by every member of the Senate and designates the week of May 12 to 19, 2019, as National Police Week. Peace Officers Memorial Day is recognized annually on May 15. The resolution recognizes by name the 159 law enforcement officers across the U… Continue Reading


05.14.19

Senators Perdue, Menendez Take Bipartisan Action To Protect Homeowners

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee's Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development, are taking bipartisan action to protect American homeowners. The senators are introducing a bill to prevent the United States Senate from enacting a controversial provision that would allow Congress to increase guarantee fees on homebuyers to finance the federal government's unrelated sp… Continue Reading


05.09.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Secretary Carson To Swiftly Release HUD Disaster Relief Funds

ATLANTA, GA - Today, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senate colleagues in asking U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to swiftly publish, in the Federal Register, the rules that will allow states affected by 2018 disasters to receive Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) assistance. This funding, which was announced by President Trump on May 8, 2019, was appropriated by Congress just five days befor… Continue Reading


05.09.19

Senator David Perdue Talks U.S.-China Trade On CNBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss the latest in U.S.-China trade negotiations. Today, the Trump Administration will resume high-level meetings with China's trade delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He. Click here to watch. Highlights: Cautiously Optimistic: "It's disappointing to hear that the Chinese are backing up from some of the earlier agreements. However, it is encouraging that Vice Premier Liu He is here this week and we're enterin… Continue Reading


05.09.19

Bonnie Perdue Hosts Record-Breaking Benefit Supporting March Of Dimes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last night, Bonnie Perdue, wife of U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), cohosted the 37th Annual March of Dimes Gourmet Gala at the National Building Museum. The record-breaking event attracted over 800 guests and raised more than $1.3 million for March of Dimes. Click here to download photos. Click here to download b-roll video. "March of Dimes is doing incredible work to support expecting mothers and ensure every child has the best possible start," said Bonnie Perdue. "Thro… Continue Reading


05.06.19

Senators David Perdue & Rick Scott: Families Can’t Wait Any Longer for Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Rick Scott (R-FL) today sent a letter to Democrat Senators in states impacted by natural disasters urging them to immediately pass disaster relief funding, which has been stalled by political obstruction. It's been 208 days since Hurricane Michael devastated Florida's Panhandle and Southwest Georgia. See the full letter HERE and below. Dear Colleagues, As you know, this body has a long history of supporting states hit by natural disaste… Continue Reading


05.02.19

Senator David Perdue Pays Tribute To Woody Woodside

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today spoke on the Senate floor in honor of Woody Woodside, retiring president of the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Woodside has been president of the Chamber since 1985. Click here to watch. Click here to download a photo. Transcript: "I rise to speak about a personal friend of mine - a man by the name of Woody Woodside. He's actually here with us today in the United States Senate Gallery. Woody is the epitome of what m… Continue Reading


05.02.19

Senators Slam Democrats For Backing Experimental Modern Monetary Theory

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Mike Braun (R-IN), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) are calling out Congressional Democrats for embracing the experimental Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) to pay for expensive policy proposals, such as the Green New Deal and socialized medicine. MMT states that the federal government can continue to spend without offsets and incur endless debt without serious consequences. In response to Democrats floating the idea… Continue Reading


05.01.19

Senator David Perdue Meets With Georgia Farm Bureau About Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, joined Georgia Farm Bureau to discuss ongoing efforts to advance a bipartisan disaster relief package for states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters. It has been nearly seven months since Georgia was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018. Click here to download photos. "It's been nearly seven months since Hurricane Michael hit Southwest Georgia, and… Continue Reading


04.30.19

Senators Perdue, Isakson Continue Bipartisan Push For Critical Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), along with Senators Doug Jones (D-AL), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Thom Tillis (R-NC), today urged Congress to advance a bipartisan disaster relief package for states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods and other natural disasters. It has been more than six months since Georgia was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018. The senators introduced a bipartisan disaster relief package with the backing of Presi… Continue Reading


04.25.19

Senator David Perdue Supports Georgia’s Small Businesses

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined NFIB Georgia's Small Business Day at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Click here or on the image below to download a photo. "I'm proud to be here in Atlanta at NFIB's Small Business Day to celebrate Georgia being the #1 state for small business," said Senator David Perdue. "Small businesses are backbone of job creation in our communities. As a small businessman myself, I know firsthand how over-taxation and over-regulation stifles innova… Continue Reading


04.25.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud Proposed Rule to Aid Rural Hospitals

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded a move by the Trump administration to help ensure that rural hospitals are fairly reimbursed for their services under the Medicare program after the senators joined colleagues in urging the administration to make this critical change. The administration issued a proposed rule this week that would provide higher payments to hospitals in lower-income rural areas, helping to keep these hospitals open for patie… Continue Reading


04.25.19

Senator David Perdue Tours ScottsMiracle-Gro Plant In Jackson

JACKSON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) toured ScottsMiracle-Gro's Growing Media Plant in Jackson, Georgia, and met with employees. ScottsMiracle-Gro is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer products for lawn and garden care, and the company recently expanded operations at its Jackson facility. Click here or on the image below to download photos. "Having spent much of my career in manufacturing, I always enjoy getting an up-close look at manufacturing facilities in Georgia,… Continue Reading


04.24.19

Senators Isakson, Perdue Applaud President Trump’s Commitment To Fighting Opioid Crisis

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) today applauded President Donald J. Trump for attending the 8th annual "Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit" in Atlanta. During the summit, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump addressed federal, state, and local professionals working to address the opioid epidemic. "President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national emergency soon after taking office, and last year, Congress acted to pass bipartisan, comprehens… Continue Reading

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