Rural America has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic, and sheriffs say drug intervention centers can be the solution to lower overdose deaths that are consuming people of all ages and demographic groups.
President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Virginia Ag Commissioner Jewel Bronaugh as his selection for Deputy Secretary of Agriculture and Janet McCabe as deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed Haig Baghdassarian as the deputy secretary and chief counsel at the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has hired Kevin Watson as a new compliance officer.
Mike Seyfert has been tapped to lead the National Grain and Feed Association, President-elect Joe Biden has added additional members to the White House COVID-19 Response Team, and Carrie Castille becomes the permanent director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed Liane Randolph as the new chair of the California Air Resources Board and Dee Dee Myers to serve as senior advisor to the Governor and director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in California has appointed Wendy Rash as the new State Water Quality Specialist on the Ecological Sciences Staff and Speaker Anthony Rendon has appointed Assemblymember Eloise Reyes, D- San Bernardino, as the next Assembly Majority Leader for the 2021-22 Session.