Burr Statement on the Confirmation of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

WASHINGTON -- Today, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to serve as Secretary of Agriculture. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) released the following statement:

“I’m pleased the Senate confirmed Sonny Perdue to lead the Department of Agriculture. Agriculture is a vital part of North Carolina’s economy, and I know Secretary Perdue will work to promote policies that help our farmers and rural communities thrive.”