A hold that Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., has had on the confirmation of Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Agriculture secretary, may be lifted, raising the possibility that Perdue could be confirmed before the Senate leaves on Friday.
Nearly 600 organizations sent a letter to Congress opposing the Trump administration’s proposal to eliminate the USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development. Read moreRead More »
Scott Pruitt is beginning to fill out a leadership staff at the EPA as the agency prepares to advance a likely controversial agenda. The Environmental Protection Agency is currently operating with a small cadre of officials at the helm, but new administrator Pruitt is angling to bring aboard more top-level[…]Read More »