WASHINGTON, May 11, 2017 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced today a long-awaited reorganization of the USDA, creating two new mission areas and elevating the stature of rural development agencies.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 10, 2017 – The Senate Agriculture Committee has officially received the nomination of Sonny Perdue to be the next Secretary of Agriculture, clearing a major hurdle in the confirmation process.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2017 – President Donald Trump will nominate Alexander Acosta as his Secretary of Labor after yesterday’s news that Andy Puzder had withdrawn his nomination for the same position. If confirmed, Acosta would be the first....
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 - President Trump has followed through on his promise to pick a nominee for the Supreme Court with solid conservative credentials. And his pick, Denver-based appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, is going to be especially attractive to people who believe that regulatory agencies have overreached their legislative authority.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 - President-elect Donald Trump made it official this morning, naming former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as his choice for Agriculture Secretary, drawing an immediate endorsement from a lawmaker who will play a key role in Perdue's confirmation process.
“I'm delighted,” Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts said when asked about Trump's choice.