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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.
Posted byon August 15, 2011 at 6:15 PM EDT
On the first stop of his rural road trip, President Obama took questions on topics ranging from using renewable energy to create jobs to the future of Social Security to his Administration's plans to bolster education.
Posted byon August 15, 2011 at 5:22 PM EDT
President Obama will be talking with small business owners, rural organizations and local families at the Seed Savers Exchange.
Posted byon August 15, 2011 at 11:55 AM EDT
The President's four question and answer sessions with the public will be live streamed
Posted byon August 15, 2011 at 6:00 AM EDT
President Obama heads to Cannon Falls, Minnesota, to hear directly from the American people in a town hall at the first stop of a three day tour of the Midwest.
Posted byon August 12, 2011 at 5:02 PM EDT
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announces the release of a new report by the White House Rural Council that describes the economic needs and opportunities found in rural America.
Posted byon August 11, 2011 at 7:55 AM EDT
US CTO Aneesh Chopra explains how the leveling effect of the internet means that high-growth entrepreneurship is an important vehicle for job creation all across the country
Native American Business Leaders Share Their Ideas on Economic Growth with Senior Administration OfficialsPosted byon August 8, 2011 at 3:30 PM EDT
The Domestic Policy Council and National Economic Council met with Native American economic development experts for a White House Native American Business Leaders Roundtable to discuss ways to improve economic conditions and create jobs in tribal communities.
Posted byon August 3, 2011 at 8:00 AM EDT
For about 3.3 million Vets, or 41 percent of the total enrolled in VA’s health care system, distance is more than a challenge. Distance can mean rural Veterans don’t have access to the care and services they’ve earned.
Posted byon July 28, 2011 at 4:53 PM EDT
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack reflects on a meeting held with leaders of rural organizations and the crucial points raised during the discussion on building stronger rural communities across the nation.