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Ten Reasons Sonny Perdue Shouldn’t Be Georgia’s Next University Chancellor

In 1941, the anonymous writer “Atheneus” penned an epistle to decry Georgia Gov. Eugene Talmadge’s firing of a UGA dean for advocating “communism and racial equality” in the Cocking Affair. When the University System of Georgia Board of Regents balked at Talmadge’s demand that Dean Cocking be drummed out of the university, Talmadge replaced three board members with loyalists to rig the vote.
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Students and staff oppose Sonny Perdue as potential USG Chancellor

On Jan. 25, Board of Regents Chairman Sachin Shailendra declared the national search for the next University System of Georgia (USG) chancellor, following the retirement of the former USG Chancellor, Steve Wrigley. According to an article posted by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, there is a controversy among students in higher education...
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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visits Evans County

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue visited Evans County last week to announce expansions to broadband Internet in round two of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ReConnect Program. Perdue announced Thursday morning that Pembroke Telephone Company/Pembroke Advanced Communications Fiber was awarded a $4.6 million...
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USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Issues Proclamation Honoring Longtime Broadcaster Orion Samuelson

“There’s a saying that today’s news is tomorrow’s history,” said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. “Orion Samuelson’s decades of agriculture reporting has helped farmers understand the latest Washington policies and he has also helped all audiences appreciate the importance of agriculture to our communities and to the economy.”. Samuelson is...
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Sonny Perdue proposes transferring animal biotech regulation to USDA

Washington —U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture will move forward on a proposal to transfer animal biotechnology regulations from the Food and Drug Administration to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. According to a statement from the USDA, the agency will begin an Advanced...
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Sonny Perdue, Gary Black among speakers at Perdue and Loeffler rally in Jackson

Former Georgia governor and current U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black took part in a rally for U.S. Senators David Perdue (Sonny Perdue's first cousin) and Kelly Loeffler on Dec. 16 at the JP Travel Center on Ga. Hwy. 16 at I-75. David Perdue is in a Jan. 5 runoff with Democrat John Ossoff, and Kelly Loeffler is in a Jan. 5 runoff with Democrat Raphael Warnock. The Democrats already control the U.S. House of Representatives and the White House in 2021 with Joe Biden winning the election. If Ossoff and Warnock win, the Democrats will take control of the U.S. Senate, and the government will be under one party rule.