Realtors, key Senate Democrats oppose Perdue on rural development office

A month ago, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue unveiled a USDA reorganization plan that creates a new sub-cabinet post, undersecretary for trade, and eliminates the position of undersecretary for rural development. Two key Senate Democrats appealed to Perdue, ahead of congressional testimony this week, to retain the rural development slot, saying there is widespread support in rural… » Read More

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