Statement from Georgia Farm Bureau President on the Appointment of Sen. Kelly Loeffler
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jeffrey Harvey
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STATEMENT FROM GEORGIA FARM BUREAU PRESIDENT GERALD LONG
ON THE APPOINTMENT OF SEN. KELLY LOEFFLER
MACON, Ga. –The following can be attributed to Georgia Farm Bureau President Gerald Long in response to Kelly Loeffler’s appointment to serve in place of Johnny Isakson in the U.S. Senate:
“On behalf of Georgia Farm Bureau, I congratulate Kelly Loeffler on her appointment to the U.S. Senate and wish her well. Our organization looks forward to working with Sen. Loeffler to ensure the concerns of Georgia’s farmers are taken into account as she considers federal policy. We will be glad to serve as a resource on agricultural topics for her regarding how proposed legislation may affect Georgia farmers.”
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