Questioning Trump's pick to head the USDA, Sonny PerdueAugust 07, 2017
The Chesapeake Bay is a national treasure and vital to the economy of Maryland. Our tourism and boating industry, along with the watermen rely on the bounty of the Bay. In Maryland, we’ve worked closely with our farmers to make sure we have both a vibrant farming industry on the Eastern Shore and a healthy Bay. The conservation programs are vital to our state, which is why I made sure Trump’s pick for Agriculture Secretary, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, heard my concerns about Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Chesapeake Bay program loud and clear. Watch and then share your story in the comments below about how Trump's budget cuts to the Chesapeake Bay program will impact you and your community.