LATEST SENATOR DONNELLY
U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly announced today that he will support the nomination of Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Donnelly questioned Perdue at the Senate Agriculture Committee hearing last week and received commitments from Perdue that the Department of Agriculture would continue to be a partner in economic development for rural communities, including providing access to broadband and expanding market opportunities for farmers. Donnelly also secured Perdue’s assurance that USDA will continue efforts to assist Hoosiers in rural communities in responding to the opioid abuse and heroin use epidemics.
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