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No More USDA Nominees until September

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Tuesday he doesn’t expect nominees for posts requiring confirmation to come before the Senate until after the month-long congressional recess in August.

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Secretary Perdue Announces USDA Improvements for Customer Service & Efficiency

USDA is seeking public comments on the proposed reorganization intended to “… strengthen customer service and improve efficiencies at USDA by taking the following actions: Merging the Center for Nutrition and Policy Promotion into the Food and Nutrition Service; Consolidating the Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration into the Agricultural[…]

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