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on April 5, 2017

Avian flu response cited in push for Perdue confirmation

House Agriculture Committee leaders say Senate must not wait any longer to confirm Perdue as agriculture secretary

House Agriculture Committee leaders are leaders requesting that the U.S. Senate quickly confirm George Ervin “Sonny” Perdue as the secretary of agriculture, citing the recent avian influenza outbreak as a key reason the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) needs a top administrator.

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, and…

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