Category: Agriculture

Secretary Perdue Makes Religious Liberty a Priority in USDA Office

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perude has announced that religious liberty and freedom of speech are a priority in the office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Perdue’s office issued a statement earlier this week after sending a policy memo to all USDA employees. “Today, I want to reestablish this Department’s commitment to safeguarding every American’s First

Sonny Confirmed as Secretary of Agriculture

You can now refer to George Ervin Perdue as Secretary Sonny. Our former governor was confirmed as the 39th Secretary of Agriculture today. With Sonny’s confirmation, Georgia now has more power in the White House than at any time since the Carter Administration, if my memory serves me right. In addition to his lofty governmental

For Ag Secretary Nominee Sonny Perdue, It’s “Hurry Up And Wait”

It’s been 11 weeks since President Donald Trump nominated former Governor Sonny Perdue to lead the federal Agriculture Department.  As the AJC points out in today’s article, the former Governor was the last nominee appointed to fill Trump’s cabinet.  Delays, including a paperwork mishap, have pushed back the confirmation vote by the US Senate, and

Dispatch From Havana: Georgia’s Trading Interests in Cuba

With a new and ambiguous administration taking control in Washington D.C. last Friday, there will be a new debate on the sanctions against Cuba, and a softening of the trade restrictions could have a big impact on the developing humanitarian and financial relationship between Georgia businesses and the Cuban people. Ask the average Cuban on

Perdue Back Atop Agriculture Secretary Depth Chart

Politico reports that former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue is the leading candidate to become Donald Trump’s Secretary of Agriculture. BREAKING IN PLAYBOOK — FORMER GEORGIA GOV. SONNY PERDUE is the leading candidate to be tapped as Donald Trump’s secretary of agriculture. Perdue has won statewide office twice, theoretically making his confirmation easier. Agriculture and veterans