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Get Washington out of Washington. Put it in Omaha.

Nov 06, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced in August that he wanted to move the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture out of Washington , to places where the type of scholarship they rely on is centered. Now the department is considering proposals submitted by interested parties (including my university) to host the headquarters for those subagencies.

You might assume that such a move would be regarded as a common-sense exercise in sound adminis...