Tag Archives: Sonny Perdue

Political Notes – Albany State’s Dunning will retire

Art Dunning says he will step down in January as the president of Albany State University, which was consolidated with Darton College during his tenure . . .

Tags: Albany State , Art Dunning , Bobby Kaple , Brian Kemp , Georgia Watch , Marc Urbach , Sonny Perdue

Political Notes — Deal appoints Rep. Quick to a judgeship

State Rep. Regina Quick will leave the legislature to become a judge for Clarke and Oconee counties . . .

Tags: Oconee Regional Medical Center , Regina Quick , Sam Clovis , Sonny Perdue

Perdue confirmed as Trump’s agriculture secretary

Former governor Sonny Perdue, after a long wait, is finally confirmed as agriculture secretary . . .

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Political Notes — Slotin hits Democratic groups backing Ossoff in 6th District race

Democrat Ron Slotin is peeved that Jon Ossoff is being supported by Democratic Party organizations in the 6th Congressional District special election . . .

Tags: ethics mishaps , Jon Ossoff , Ron Slotin , Sonny Perdue

Political Notes — Harp will replace McIver on state election board

Columbus attorney Seth Harp will replace another attorney, the criminally charged Tex McIver, on the state election board . . .

Tags: Seth Harp , Sonny Perdue , state election board , Tex McIver , Tom Murphy

Sonny will feel right at home

Former governor Sonny Perdue should not feel out of place among the assorted people that make up Donald Trump’s cabinet . . .

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Perdue had to wait a while, but is nominated for ag secretary

Sonny Perdue is finally nominated for secretary of agriculture in Donald Trump’s cabinet several weeks after his name surfaces as a candidate for the job . . .

Tags: agriculture secretary , Donald Trump , Sonny Perdue

Political Notes — It didn’t work before, but they’ll pray for rain again

Two of Georgia’s elected officials will try to break the drought by praying for rain at a Lavonia rally . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , Doug Collins , Drought , Gary Black , Georgia GOP , Nathan Deal , pray for rain , Robert Freeman , school takeover plan , Sonny Perdue

Political Notes — Georgia’s still listed as a tossup state

A new batch of polls in the presidential race shows that Georgia is still close enough to be ranked as a tossup state . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Judicial Council of Georgia , presidential polls , Sonny Perdue

Political News – Poll of Latinos finds strong support for Obama’s actions

Latino voters are OK with President Obama’s executive orders on immigration; Republicans aren’t very happy, however . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Bobby Cagle , executive orders on immigration , food stamps , Go Fish , Latino voters , Sonny Perdue , Tom Daniel , University System