Press Releases

04.19.19

Senator David Perdue Meets With Valmiera Glass Employees At Production Facility In Dublin

DUBLIN, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) visits Valmiera Glass Group's production plant in Dublin, Georgia to meet with employees and tour the facility. Valmiera Glass produces glass fibre fabrics that are used for many technical applications and industries worldwide. Click here to download photos. "Companies like Valmiera Glass are a major reason why Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business for six consecutive years," said Senator Perdue. "Valmiera i… Continue Reading


04.17.19

Senator David Perdue Visits With UPS Employees In Sandy Springs

SANDY SPRINGS, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) visits the UPS Headquarters in Sandy Springs, Georgia to meet with CEO David Abney and employees about economic growth in Georgia and across the country. Click here to download photos. "UPS continues to lead their industry on the global stage, and I'm proud they have chosen to plant their roots here in Georgia," said Senator Perdue. "For six consecutive years, Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business. Co… Continue Reading


04.17.19

Senator David Perdue Holds Roundtable Discussion On Georgia’s Emerging Tech Industry

ALPHARETTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce at Digital Ignition in Alpharetta, Georgia for a roundtable discussion and tour of the co-working space for startups and digital media companies. Click here to download photos. "Georgia has become a hotbed for startups and emerging technology companies, and without a doubt, co-work spaces like Digital Ignition play a critical role in this innovation," said Senator Perdue. "As a business gu… Continue Reading


04.15.19

Senator David Perdue Declares April Financial Literacy Month

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and other senators in introducing a bipartisan resolution declaring April as Financial Literacy Month in an effort to highlight the importance of learning and maintaining healthy financial habits. Throughout his life, Senator Perdue has been heavily involved in literacy programs and served as Chairman of the National Commission on Literacy and Workforce Development. "Both of my parents were schoolteachers, and I… Continue Reading


04.11.19

Senators Decry Lack Of Action On Disaster Aid For Suffering States

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) today joined Senate colleagues, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), in expressing disappointment in Congress' failure to deliver critical disaster aid to their states to assist in recovery efforts from natural disasters in 2018 and 2019. It has been six months since Georgia and Florida took a direct hit from Hurricane Michael. The senators have worked to negotiate in good faith since 2018 on a bi… Continue Reading


04.10.19

Senators Introduce Protect Act To Ensure Affordable Coverage For Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and other senators in introducing the Protect Act, legislation that protects Americans with pre-existing conditions, ensuring that Americans have the peace of mind knowing that they and their loved ones will never be denied health care coverage or be charged more because of a pre-existing condition. The Protect Act amends the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to: Guarantee the avai… Continue Reading


04.10.19

Senators Perdue, Cotton, Hawley Re-Introduce the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Josh Hawley (R-MO) today re-introduced the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, a bill that would spur continued economic growth and raise working Americans' wages by giving priority to the best-skilled immigrants from around the world. The RAISE Act is supported by President Trump and has been described by the White House as a bill that "will create a merit-based immigration system that pro… Continue Reading


04.09.19

Senators Perdue, Whitehouse Take Action To Cut Wasteful Spending & Modernize Federal Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) are taking action to cut unnecessary spending and paper use in the United States Federal Government. Senators Perdue and Whitehouse today introduced the bipartisan Federal Register Modernization Act to prohibit the Government Printing Office (GPO) from automatically printing copies of the Federal Register, which is already available electronically, without charge for Members of Congress or any employee of the U.S.… Continue Reading


04.09.19

Senator David Perdue Meets With U.S. Fleet Forces Command

NORFOLK, VA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower, visited the United States Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia to meet with fleet leadership and witness sea and flight operations aboard the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier. Senator Perdue is the first and only member of the U.S. Senate to visit the USS Truman since the Department of Defense announced its intention to retire the aircraft carrier. Click here to download pho… Continue Reading


04.08.19

Senator David Perdue Reaffirms Steadfast Support For Israel

LAS VEGAS, NV - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) delivered remarks and introduced Vice President Mike Pence at the Republican Jewish Coalition's National Conference. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Shoulder-To-Shoulder: "I was sworn into the United States Senate in January 2015. In early February of that year, my first international trip was to Israel because I wanted to send a message that there are friends in the U.S. Senate who will stand shoulder-to-shoulder wi… Continue Reading


04.05.19

Senator David Perdue Attends Aviation Partnership Announcement In Macon

MACON, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today helped announce a major aviation partnership between Macon-Bibb County, Central Georgia Technical College, and Robins Air Force Base. Senator Perdue was joined by Governor Brian Kemp, Mayor Robert Reichert, and Brigadier General John C. Kubinec, commander of Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex. The partnership will co-locate Robins' 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group with Central Georgia Techni… Continue Reading


04.05.19

Senator David Perdue Speaks At Fort Valley State University

FORT VALLEY, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Congressional Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and Senate Agriculture Committee, today spoke at the Fort Valley State University 37th Annual Ham & Egg Legislative Breakfast. Senator Perdue was joined by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Congressman Sanford Bishop (D-GA-02), and President of Fort Valley State University Dr. Paul Jones. Last year, Senator Perdue and Congressman David … Continue Reading


04.04.19

Air Force Chief: “ABMS is on track, and Robins is Going to Lead the Way.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today questioned General David L. Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, on progress to bring the new Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) online. Last June, the Air Force announced that it will locate the new mission at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia. Senator Perdue continues to work with Air Force leadership, Robins, and the 21st Century Partnership to ensure th… Continue Reading


04.03.19

Senator David Perdue Comments On Senate Action To Speed Up Confirmations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. Senate's action to speed up the confirmation process and end obstruction of President Trump's nominees. Since coming to the Senate, Senator Perdue has led efforts to make Congress work more efficiently and effectively in advancing important policies and funding the government on time. "Since President Trump was elected, we have witnessed historic obstructionism from Senate Democrats," said Senator Perdue. "One of the funda… Continue Reading


04.03.19

Senator David Perdue: This Is The Ultimate Political Hypocrisy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Fox News America's Newsroom to discuss his work to pass disaster relief in Congress. Earlier this week, Senate Democrats blocked a bipartisan disaster relief package that would have helped Georgia and other areas of the country recovering from recent natural disasters, including Puerto Rico. Click here to watch. Highlights: President Trump Backed Disaster Relief: "Farmers in the Southeast have been devastated by Hurricane Michael. … Continue Reading


04.03.19

Senator David Perdue Talks Disaster Relief & China Trade Negotiations On Bloomberg

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joined Bloomberg TV to discuss the critical need to pass a disaster relief package and ongoing trade negotiations with China. Click here to watch. Highlights: Democrats Obstructing Disaster Relief: "This is the height of obstructionism. We could have given the Democrats everything they asked for in the disaster relief package, and they still would have found something to say no about. President Trump acquiesced and met them in the middle … Continue Reading


04.01.19

Senator David Perdue Slams Democrats For Blocking Disaster Relief Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) spoke on the Senate floor after Senate Democrats voted to block a disaster relief package for Georgia and other areas of the country recovering from recent natural disasters, including Puerto Rico. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Pure Partisan Politics: "What we just witnessed here on the floor of the United States Senate is nothing but pure partisan politics. Senate Democrats have blocked our disaster relief bill… Continue Reading


04.01.19

Senator David Perdue On Congress’ Failure To Pass Disaster Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) comments on the U.S. Senate's failure to pass a bipartisan disaster relief package for Georgia and other areas of the country impacted by recent natural disasters, including Puerto Rico. "Washington has reached a new low," said Senator Perdue. "It's been nearly six months since Hurricane Michael ravaged Georgia and other states across the country, and Congress has failed to help the very people it claims to represent. President Trump reached a… Continue Reading


04.01.19

Senator David Perdue Comments On President Trump’s Support For Disaster Relief Package

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) released the following statement on President Donald J. Trump's support for disaster relief for Georgia and other states impacted by recent natural disasters. "President Trump has been resolute in his support for the people of Georgia and other areas of our country who have been devastated by natural disasters, including Puerto Rico," said Senator Perdue. "It's unacceptable that Washington's intransigence continues to threaten the livelihoods of … Continue Reading


03.27.19

Senator David Perdue: No Collusion, No Obstruction…No Kidding

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Mornings with Maria to discuss conclusion of the Mueller investigation, the Green New Deal's failure in the Senate, and the need to rein in government spending. Click here or on the image below to watch. Highlights: Time To Legislate, Not Investigate: "No collusion, no obstruction…no kidding. That's what the President has been saying for two years. Let's be very clear - this is the false narrat… Continue Reading

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