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Perdue names rural development assistant to secretary

Senate Ag Committee chief counsel Anne Hazlett selected by Perdue to lead Rural Development agencies at USDA.

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has named Anne Hazlett -- chief counsel to the majority on the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee -- to lead the Rural Development agencies at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Hazlett, whose title will be assistant to the secretary for rural development, will oversee the Rural Utilities Service, the Rural Business Service and the Rural Housing Service within USDA and report directly to the secretary. The announcement is in keeping with the reali

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