Posted by Doug McKalip on September 16, 2011 at 10:56 AM
The American Jobs Act will create jobs and opportunity in rural America. During a conference on mobilizing rural communities, Doug McKalip, Senior Policy Advisor for Rural Affairs, shares how Montana will benefit.
Posted by Donna Gambrell on August 25, 2011 at 3:49 PM
Financial institutions serving Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities will receive awards that will allow them to increase lending services, start new microloan programs and increase their capacity to serve their target markets.
Posted by Jay Jensen on August 25, 2011 at 10:16 AM
Public and private partnerships are critical to achieving results in rural communities. The rural economic development success in John Day demonstrates the interdependence of a healthy environment and a strong economy and the good things that happen when local communities and the Federal Government work collaboratively to solve complex problems. This approach is a cornerstone of the President's America's Great Outdoors Initiative (AGO), and reinforces the work of the White House Rural Council.