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Posted byon November 28, 2011 at 12:08 PM EDT
Kathleen Merrigan, USDA Deputy Under Secretary, and Bob Perciasepe, EPA Deputy Administrator, discuss the importance of a strong rural economy.
Posted byon November 22, 2011 at 5:07 PM EDT
Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett and Darius Rucker joined First Lady Michelle Obama for a workshop in the State Dining Room
Posted byon September 30, 2011 at 5:02 PM EDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces the release of the White House Rural Council feedback report which includes information gathered from nearly 200 roundtable discussions with business and agricultural leaders in rural communities.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 12:17 PM EDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack outlines how the President's plan to pay for the American Jobs Act will impact farmers and ranchers.
“Someday” is Now: Direct Farm Payments and the President’s Plan for Economic Growth and Deficit ReductionPosted byon September 19, 2011 at 3:07 PM EDT
As part of the President’s Plan for Economic Growth and Deficit Reduction, President Obama announces his proposal to terminate direct farm subsidies.
Posted byon September 16, 2011 at 10:56 AM EDT
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 byon September 9, 2011 at 5:47 PM EDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack outlines how the American Jobs Act will help rebuild rural American communities.
Posted byon September 2, 2011 at 12:15 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon August 29, 2011 at 2:51 PM EDT
Broadband Internet is a catalyst for job creation and digital literacy and online skills are important for the workers of the 21st century.
Posted byon August 25, 2011 at 5:31 PM EDT
John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, discusses ways to promote rural small business development and grow the economy.