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Thomas Vilsack's Public Statements on Issue: Conservative

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
July 13, 2012 Obama Administration Releases Report on Progress and Next Steps in Restoring the Everglades, Announces Additional $80 Million in Project Funding
June 23, 2012 Secretary Vilsack Announces 23 New Water Quality Improvement Projects in Nine Mississippi River Basin States
March 23, 2012 USDA Publishes Final Rule to Restore the Nation's Forests Through Science and Collaboration
March 2, 2012 USDA Forest Service Makes $1 Million Commitment to Get Kids Outdoors
March 2, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces New Conservation Reserve Program Initiative to Restore Grasslands, Wetlands and Wildlife
Feb. 23, 2012 Remarks by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Keynote Speaker at Agricultural Outlook Forum 2012
Feb. 21, 2012 USDA Announces New Highly Erodible Cropland Initiative for Conservation Reserve Program
Jan. 26, 2012 New Forest Planning Rule Seeks to Restore the Nation's Forests through Science and Collaboration
Jan. 18, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Disaster Assistance to Producers and Communities in 33 States and Puerto Rico
Jan. 17, 2012 Secretary Vilsack Signs Historic Agreement with EPA and State of Minnesota Encouraging Farmers to Protect Rivers, Streams and Lakes
Jan. 13, 2012 USDA Announces Funding for Water Quality Markets, Seeks Proposals for Projects
Jan. 4, 2012 Deadline for USDA Conservation Innovation Grant Pre-proposals January 31
Dec. 13, 2011 USDA Revises National Nutrient Management Standard to Achieve Maximum Agricultural, Environmental Benefits
Dec. 8, 2011 Salazar, Vilsack Announce Important Step in Establishing 21st Century Conservation Service Corps
Dec. 5, 2011 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $50 Million for Gulf Coast Restoration
Nov. 30, 2011 USDA Announces Ranking Dates for Four Major Conservation Initiatives
Oct. 24, 2011 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on Priorities for the 2012 Farm Bill
Aug. 22, 2011 USDA Announces Recipients of Conservation Innovation Grants in 40 States
Aug. 12, 2011 USDA Announces Availability of Additional Conservation Reserve Program Acres to Support Wildlife Habitat Restoration
Aug. 11, 2011 USDA Announces Major Efforts with Farmers and Ranchers to Improve Water Quality, Enhance Wildlife in the Northern Everglades Watershed
Aug. 11, 2011 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Additional Assistance to Wyoming Ranchers to Increase Sage-Grouse Populations, Enhance Habitats on 38,000 Acres
Aug. 1, 2011 Assistance to Farmers and Ranchers in 11 Western State to Increase Sage Grouse Populations and Enhance Habitats
June 13, 2011 USDA Announces New Recreational, Fishing and Hunting Opportunities in Rural Areas
June 8, 2011 USDA Funds Projects to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 24 States
June 8, 2011 United States Department Of Agriculture Media Conference: Efforts To Reduce Greenhouse Gases And Help Develop Environmental Markets
April 13, 2011 Hearing of the Environmental & Public Works Committee - Oversight Hearing on Domestic Renewable Fuels: From Ethanol to Advanced Biofuels
April 13, 2011 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Statement of Secretary Thomas Vilsack
March 16, 2011 USDA Releases Study Showing Conservation Practices Protect Water Resources in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
March 11, 2011 New Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Agreement, LA CREP II, Signed for Louisiana Coastal Prairie
March 2, 2011 US Forest Service Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Weeks Act
March 1, 2011 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee's Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee - Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack
Feb. 16, 2011 President Obama Announces Plan for Community-Based Conservation through the America's Great Outdoors Initiative
Feb. 14, 2011 Media Briefing: Remarks by Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on President's Proposed FY 2012 Budget
Feb. 10, 2011 Media Teleconference: Important Announcement Regarding USDA Forest Service Remarks by Tom Vilsack, Secretary of U.S. Department of Agriculture; Thomas Tidwell, Chief of Forest Service; and Harris Sherman, Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environm
Jan. 28, 2011 On-Farm Energy Audits Help Agricultural Producers Improve Energy Conservation and Efficiency
Jan. 28, 2011 Secretary Vilsack Announces a General Signup Period for the Conservation Reserve Program
Jan. 18, 2011 Natural Resources Conservation Service Associate Chief Departs on Year-Long Detail to Afghanistan
Jan. 10, 2011 Remarks by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to American Farm Bureau
Dec. 17, 2010 USDA Seeks New Project Proposals to Improve Water Quality in Mississippi River Basin
Dec. 16, 2010 USDA Seeks Conservation Partnership Proposals to Improve Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Dec. 14, 2010 USDA Requests Proposals for Water and Land Conservation Projects
Dec. 9, 2010 Transcript of Secretary Vilsack's Remarks at the United Nations Climate Change Conference
Dec. 9, 2010 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces New Steps to Meet the Challenge of Climate Change
Nov. 30, 2010 USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Farmers and Ranchers Improve Rural Environmental Quality and Energy Efficiency
Nov. 29, 2010 USDA Funds Conservation Projects for Water Quality Improvements in the Mississippi River Basin
Nov. 23, 2010 Forest Legacy Program Reaches 2 Million Acre Milestone in Protecting Threatened Private Forests
Nov. 12, 2010 USDA Announces Unprecedented Enrollment in Voluntary Effort to Restore the Nation's Wetlands
Nov. 5, 2010 Secretary Vilsack Announces Conservation Program Payments that are Boosting Natural Resources on Working Lands
Oct. 27, 2010 Nearly 500,000 Acres Enrolled in Cooperative Federal Effort to Protect Birds in Spill Zone
Sept. 23, 2010 Brookings Institute Conference - "Regional Innovation Clusters: Advancing the Next Economy"
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