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Posted byon August 25, 2011 at 3:49 PM EDT
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 byon August 25, 2011 at 10:16 AM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 24, 2011 at 6:34 PM EDT
Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan announces investments to help rural communities across the country tackle their toughest housing and poverty challenges.
Posted byon August 23, 2011 at 11:43 AM EDT
Jefferson Keel, the current President of the National Congress of American Indians and the Lt. Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, shares his experience participating in the White House Rural Economic Forum in Iowa.
Posted byon August 22, 2011 at 3:48 PM EDT
The Secretary of the Interior traveled to New England to highlight the economic power of outdoor recreation
Posted byon August 22, 2011 at 1:45 PM EDT
Small business owners who participated in the White House Rural Economic Forum in Peosta, Iowa share their personal experience of creating jobs in rural America.
Posted byon August 22, 2011 at 12:58 PM EDT
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood visited the Illinois State Fair and led a roundtable with members of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, small business owners, farmers, rural organizations and government officials to hear their ideas about how DOT can continue expanding opportunities for them.
Posted byon August 20, 2011 at 5:30 AM EDT
From a farm in the Midwest, President Obama talks about the determination and integrity of the American people and calls on Congress to put aside their differences to grow the economy.
Posted byon August 19, 2011 at 3:51 PM EDT
This week most of the action took place far from the West Wing, as the President and many of his senior advisors met with Americans in rural towns and communities
Posted byon August 19, 2011 at 9:39 AM EDT
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack speaks about the Administration's commitments to innovation and small business development for the continued strength of small towns and rural areas.