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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WELCOMES SENATE CONFIRMATION OF SONNY PERDUE AS AGRICULTURE SECRETARY

April 28, 2017 at 6:50 pm

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement congratulating former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue on his confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture by a Senate vote of 87 to 11: 

“I welcome Sonny Perdue as the new Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Having known and worked with Sonny in his various capacities as a State Senator and Governor, I know firsthand his professionalism and his passion for rural America. The cooperative relationship we have developed over the years will prove a great asset as we work together to ensure our farmers, ranchers, foresters, agribusinesses, and consumers have the resources they need to prosper in today’s competitive and global environment.”

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