Disappointment with Lack of Disaster Funding

Dan Economy, Georgia, Legislative

Southeast AgNet recently reported that Georgia leaders, farmers and elected officials had been urging Congress to pass a disaster relief package with funding for Georgia and other states that are recovering from recent hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. But that didn’t happen. The U.S. Senate voted a bill down this week that would have provided relief. Thursday, at the …


Senator David Perdue Calls On Colleagues To Support Disaster Relief Package

Dan Economy, Industry News Release, Legislative

“Every night, farmers in Georgia get on their knees and pray that help will soon come.” U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, spoke on the Senate floor to urge support for his bipartisan disaster relief package. The Senate voted 90-10 to begin debate on the bipartisan disaster relief package he introduced with Senator Johnny …


Bipartisan Senators Introduce Major Disaster Relief Package

Dan Alabama, Economy, Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release

President Trump Drives Effort For Disaster Relief Funding U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Doug Jones (D-AL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Rick Scott (R-FL), Tim Scott (R-SC), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) introduced a bipartisan disaster relief package with the backing of President Donald J. Trump. President Trump, working with this bipartisan group of senators, has confirmed …