Youngkin Resumes Rollout of Cabinet Picks

Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin is continuing his rollout of key administration announcements. On Monday, he announced that Youngkin campaign COO and Transition Director Jeff Goettman will be chief of staff. On Tuesday morning, he announced that Craig Crenshaw will be the Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs of Virginia. On Tuesday evening, he announced that USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Matt Lohr will serve as Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry.

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Wisconsin Representative Calls United States Department of Agriculture Masking Requirement in Small Town Meat Plant ‘Absurd’

Wisconsin Representative Thomas Tiffany (R-07-WI) said that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) demand that employees at a small Wisconsin meat processing plant wear masks “absurd.” As was reported by Empower Wisconsin, the USDA warned Nolechek’s Meats that they would not conduct any inspections unless all employees were properly masked. Not having it’s products inspected would mean that the plant would lose any out-of-state business.

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