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Posted byon July 1, 2011 at 11:55 AM EDT
While rural communities face challenges, they also present economic potential. The Council will address these challenges, build on the Administration’s rural economic strategy, and improve the implementation of that strategy.
Posted byon June 24, 2011 at 2:20 PM EDT
The Obama Administration continues its commitment to the safety, education, and fair standards and of the mining industry and its workers.
Posted byon June 15, 2011 at 6:04 PM EDT
Ivye L. Allen, President/CEO of the Foundation for the Mid South, stresses the need to invest in people and strategies that promote racial, social, and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Posted byon June 9, 2011 at 11:23 AM EDT
President Obama signs an Executive Order establishing a White House Rural Council, the first entity of its kind established to focus on policy initiatives for Rural Americans.
Posted byon June 3, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
This week, President Obama traveled to Joplin, Missouri to see the devastation first hand. He finished his week-long trip to Europe in Poland and on Memorial Day, he visited Arlington National Cemetery.
Posted byon June 2, 2011 at 3:57 PM EDT
Sargent Michael MacLeod writes about the efforts of Operation Homelink, a non-profit that provides computers and web cams to the families of deployed soldiers, to provide computer equipment to soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg who were affected by the devasting tornados that hit the region.
Posted byon May 6, 2011 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, the President announced the death of Osama bin Laden, visited New York City to honor the victims of 9/11 and their families, made sure the federal government was doing its part in the states devastated by storms and much more.
Posted byon April 29, 2011 at 5:58 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 21, 2011 at 2:06 PM EDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains how USDA is working with farmers and entrepreneurs to secure our nation’s long-term energy future and give Americans more choices about where to spend their gas dollars: at home or abroad.
Posted byon April 8, 2011 at 7:02 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was on WhiteHouse.gov