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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.
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.