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Thomas Vilsack's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
March 20, 2014 USDA Announces Funds to Improve SNAP Employment and Training Programs
March 18, 2014 USDA Announces Support for Innovative, Sustainable Wood Building Materials to Protect Environment and Create Jobs
Feb. 28, 2014 Secretary Vilsack Addresses Commodity Classic on Farm Bill Implementation
Jan. 23, 2014 USDA Announces Investments in Businesses and Rural Economic Development
Aug. 14, 2013 USDA Announces Available Funding to Provide Safe Housing for America's Farm Laborers
May 30, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Highlights Economic Opportunity and Job Creation of Regional Food Hubs
April 8, 2013 USDA Seeks Applications to Promote Job Creation and Boost the Rural Economy
Sept. 14, 2012 Blog: Secretary's Column: A Food, Farm and Jobs Bill as Soon as Possible
Aug. 2, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Create Jobs and Strengthen Economic Development in Rural Communities
June 22, 2012 Blog: Secretary's Column: Creating Jobs by Strengthening the Bio-Based Economy
May 18, 2012 Obama Administration to Hire 20,000 Young People for Summer Work on Public Lands
Feb. 10, 2012 Blog: Secretary's Column: Skills for American Workers
Feb. 10, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights Blueprint for Iowa Revitalization and Job Creation Following President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights Blueprint for Missouri Revitalization and Job Creation Following President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 26, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights Blueprint for Pennsylvania Revitalization and Job Creation Following President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 26, 2012 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights Blueprint for Delaware Revitalization and Job Creation Following President Obama's State of the Union Address
Dec. 9, 2011 Blog: Secretary's Column: Coming Together to Restore the Middle Class
Aug. 16, 2011 President Announces New Jobs Initiatives for Rural America
Aug. 12, 2011 White House Rural Council Delivers Report on Rural America -- Jobs and Economic Security for Rural America
June 26, 2006 Statement from Governor Tom Vilsack
April 5, 2006 Governor Vilsack Takes Decisive Action to Ensure Resposible Use of Taxpayer Dollars and Continued Job Training Opportunities for Iowans
March 9, 2006 Governor Vilsack Touts Results of the Iowa Values Fund
Dec. 15, 2005 Governor, Lt. Governor Announce Record Numbers of Employed Iowans
Sept. 26, 2005 Statement from Governor Vilsack
Aug. 30, 2005 Governor Vilsack Invites Iowa's Business Leaders to Connect with Experience at Forums on Mature Worker Issues
June 4, 2004 Governor's Statement on Maytag Layoffs
Feb. 14, 2004 Governor Vilsack delivers Democratic response to President's Weekly Radio Address
Feb. 13, 2004 Speech at Georgetown University
July 30, 2003 Statement by the Governor
May 15, 2003 Statement by Governor Vilsack on the U.S. Senate Economic Stimulus Package
Jan. 28, 2003 Statement of Governor Tom Vilsack on State of the Union Address by President George W. Bush
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