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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.
Posted byon August 19, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
Here's what happened this week at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 6:32 PM EDT
As President Obama traveled through Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois holding town hall meetings, we heard from several state and local officials who attended the events on the impact of the President’s Rural Tour and what it meant to their communities.
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 4:32 PM EDT
After three days of traveling through the Midwest and talking with farmers, small business owners and concerned citizens, the President says Congress must act quickly to put Americans back to work
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 12:12 PM EDT
Check out how the President spent his time in rural Iowa
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
Check out how the President spent his time in Cannon Falls
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 9:58 AM EDT
At the final town hall on his trip through the Midwest, the President promises that new proposals that will put Americans back to work are coming soon
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 2:58 PM EDT
There are more than 100 events being held throughout the summer so that senior Administration officials can talk with Americans across the country
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 11:33 AM EDT
On the final day of President Obama's tour through rural America, he'll be back in his home state of Illinois to talk with people about how we strengthen the middle class and increase economic opportunity for everyone.
Posted byon August 16, 2011 at 10:14 AM EDT
President Obama announces new job initiatives for rural America at the White House Rural Economic Forum during his economic bus tour.