Sonny Perdue is Trump's nominee for Secretary of the Department of Agriculture.
|2004||Sonny Perdue buys 100 acres of worthless land next to conservation land then passes a bill to sell the conservation land to developers causing the value of his land to instantly increase by 150%. macon.com|
|2005.03.29||Sonny Perdue had a friend sneak a bizarre measure into a law about State Safety Regulations that said people don’t have to pay property taxes if they buy properties in other states in order to save Perdue $100,000 in property taxes. myajc.com|
|2006.12.24||Sonny Perdue appoints a friend of his to the state economic development board then the friend sells him worthless land in Florida for $2 million dollars as part of an elaborate plan to get his money out of Georgia so he won't t have to pay $300,000 in overdue state property taxes. onlineathens.com|
|2007.11.13||During a drought Sonny Perdue organized a group to go outside the capital building and pray for rain. politics.blog.ajc.com|
|2008.09.08||Sonny Perdue cheated on his property taxes by avoiding to include any mention of his vacation homes to the IRS. clatl.com|
|2010.12||Sonny Perdue diverted $4.3 million dollars that was supposed to go into building a reservoir into public works projects for his hometown. myajc.com|
|2017.01.18||Trump's pick for Agriculture Secretary is former GA governor Sonny Perdue. nytimes.com (See also Department of Agriculture)|
|2017.01.19||Farmers hope Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue will help Trump roll back regulations on animal welfare, the environment, and more. chicagotribune.com (See also Department of Agriculture)|
|2018.08.16||Scientists are raising alarms over a Trump administration plan to overhaul two federal offices tasked with food and agriculture research, calling the move a ploy to slash funding to projects on climate change, nutrition and other top concerns. washingtonpost.com (See also Climate Change, Assaults on Government, Department of Agriculture)|
|2018.12.07||The Trump administration has finalized a rollback of school lunch regulations championed for years by former first lady Michelle Obama, relaxing restrictions on what can be served, and efforts to limit sodium content in school lunches have been delayed or partially eliminated. abcnews.go.com (See also Reversals, Department of Agriculture)|
|2018.12.20||The Trump administration unveiled a plan to force hundreds of thousands more Americans to hold jobs if they want to keep receiving food stamps, pursuing through executive powers what it could not achieve in Congress. washingtonpost.com (See also Americans in Poverty, Department of Agriculture)|
The move would bypass Congress after lawmakers declined to pass new work requirements as part of the farm bill.