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Thomas Vilsack's Public Statements

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' James Vilsack
Office: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/20/2009
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Christie; 2 Children: Jess, Doug
Birth Date: 12/13/1950
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Mt. Pleasant, IA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Health Care Record
Economic Record
Safety and Security For All
Meet Tom Vilsack
Jess and Doug Vilsack
Tom Vilsack's Announcement Speech
Meet Christie Vilsack
Energy and Enviromental Record
Affordable Universal Health Care
Energy and Environmental Security
Better Economic Opportunities
July 3, 2014 Secretary's Column: USDA Support Keeps Old Glory Flying High
July 2, 2014 USDA to Invest in Red River Basin Conservation Effort
July 1, 2014 United States and Korea Streamline Organic Trade
June 30, 2014 USDA Makes $5 Million in Farm Bill Support for National Clean Plant Network Available
June 30, 2014 USDA Continues Farm Bill Implementation with Provisions to Help Farmers Manage Risk
June 30, 2014 Statement from Secretary Vilsack on Anniversary of Yarnell Hill and South Canyon Fires
June 26, 2014 USDA and USTR Name New Members to Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees
June 26, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces the 2014 National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grants to Support Climate Resilience and Green Infrastructure
June 20, 2014 USDA Provides $8 Million to Help Boost Declining Honey Bee Population
June 20, 2014 USDA Announces Landmark Commitment to Improve Sage-Grouse Habitat
June 17, 2014 Hong Kong Market Reopens for U.S. Beef
June 16, 2014 Remarks as Prepared for Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Before the Agricultural Ministers of the European Union
June 13, 2014 Vilsack Travels to Europe Next Week to Discuss Expanding Trade Opportunities
June 13, 2014 Vilsack Announces Farm Bill Funding for Bioenergy Research, Converting to Biomass Fuel Systems
June 12, 2014 USDA Announces New Farm Bill Funds Available for Research to Fight Citrus Greening
June 10, 2014 USDA Awards Loans and Grants to Support Rural Economic Development
June 9, 2014 USDA Releases State by State Impacts of Limited Wildfire Suppression in Recent Years
June 9, 2014 Obama Administration Announces Additional Support to Help Communities Boost Local Food Economies
June 9, 2014 USDA Announces Funding Availability for Turning Biomass Material into Energy
June 5, 2014 USDA Announces Funding, Issues Federal Order to Combat PEDv
June 4, 2014 Obama Administration Hosts First "Made in Rural America" Forum to Promote Rural Exports
June 4, 2014 USDA Announces Programs to Conserve Sensitive Land and Help Beginning Farmers
June 2, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Kicks off the 2014 "Feds Feed Families" Nationwide Food Drive
May 30, 2014 Agency Assists Record Number of Rural Families to Become Homeowners in 2013; Efforts Underway to Boost Loan Guarantee, Refinancing Opportunities
May 29, 2014 USDA Awarding $6 Million to Prepare Farmers for New Farm Bill Programs
May 29, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Updated Forecast for U.S. Agricultural Exports
May 27, 2014 USDA, Partners Usher in a New Era in Conservation
May 27, 2014 USDA Launches New Resources at ChooseMyPlate.gov to Help Cost-Conscious Consumers Make Healthier Food Choices
May 27, 2014 Chairwoman Stabenow, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Launch National Initiative that Will Make Major Investment in Great Lakes Conservation
May 22, 2014 Obama Administration Announces $6.7 Million to Hire Young People to Work on Public Lands Across the Nation
May 22, 2014 USDA Announces Funding for Advanced Communications Technology in Rural Areas
May 21, 2014 New Pilot Program Offers Coverage for Fruits and Vegetables, Organic and Diversified Farms
May 20, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Action to Combat Insects and Diseases that Weaken Forests, Increase Fire Risk
May 20, 2014 USDA Announces Availability of Loans and Grants to Support Rural Economic Development
May 19, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Highlights Recent Trade Breakthroughs with Mexico
May 19, 2014 Joint Statement by North American Agricultural Leaders Following Forum in Mexico
May 15, 2014 USDA Announces Infrastructure Investments to Help Grow Rural Businesses and Spur Economic Development
May 15, 2014 Yearly Survey Shows Better Results for Pollinators, But Losses Remain Significant
May 13, 2014 USDA Announces First Citrus Greening Funding Allocations and Appointments to Citrus Disease Subcommittee
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