GPC Provides Comments at Roundtable Regarding Transportation and Supply Chain Issues

Dan Economy, Georgia, Infrastructure, Peanuts

(TIFTON, Ga./Dec. 17, 2021) — Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) executive director Don Koehler participated in a roundtable discussion on Friday with U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Port Envoy John Porcari and the Georgia Ports Authority in Savannah, Georgia. Koehler provided comments regarding infrastructure issues, rising costs of inputs and the need for education regarding career opportunities in the trucking …


President Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill

Dan Infrastructure, Legislative

Monday, President Joe Biden signed the $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law. The plan includes $550 billion in new funding for transportation, broadband and utilities. The President said the new infusion of cash for roads, bridges, ports and more is going to make life “change for the better” for the American people. This includes high-speed internet connection. American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy …