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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
June 11, 2013 USDA Announces A Notice of Contract Proposals to Support Advanced Biofuels Production
June 11, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Kicks Off 2013 "Feds Feed Families" Nationwide Food Drive
June 10, 2013 USDA Promotes Efforts to Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food During the Summer Months
June 10, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Additional Emergency Watershed Protection Funding to States Affected by Natural Disasters
June 7, 2013 Secretary's Column: Creating Modern Solutions to Environmental Challenges
June 5, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Outlines Vision for Agricultural Solutions to Environmental Challenges in Speech to the National Press Club
June 5, 2013 Vilsack Outlines Vision for Agricultural Solutions to Environmental Challenges
June 4, 2013 USDA and EPA Launch U.S. Food Waste Challenge
June 3, 2013 USDA Renews Commitment to Improving Regulatory Efficiency
May 31, 2013 Secretary's Column: Helping Families Achieve the Dream of Homeownership
May 31, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights June Homeownership Month
May 30, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Highlights Economic Opportunity and Job Creation of Regional Food Hubs
May 30, 2013 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Forecast for U.S. Agricultural Exports
May 29, 2013 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Regarding World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Upgrade of United States' BSE Risk Status
May 24, 2013 Secretary's Column: Taking Time to Remember the Fallen
May 23, 2013 USDA Seeks Applications to Finance Construction and Rehabilitation of Rural Rental Housing
May 23, 2013 Hearing of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, And Related Agencies - FY14 Department of Agriculture Budget Hearing
May 23, 2013 USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Provide Development Support to Rural Cooperatives
May 22, 2013 USDA Offers Aid to Homeowners Affected by Oklahoma Tornadoes
May 20, 2013 Statement by Secretary Vilsack on Congressional Progress Toward Passage of a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill
May 17, 2013 Secretary's Column: A Food, Farm and Jobs Bill: Helping Protect Our Natural Resources
May 17, 2013 Blog: Ensuring Modern, Timely Decisions for Infrastructure Projects
May 17, 2013 Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Meeting with Mexico's Secretary of Agriculture
May 14, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Unveils Vision for U.S. Organic Agriculture
May 13, 2013 Secretaries Vilsack and Jewell Highlight Federal Preparedness for 2013 Western Wildfire Season
May 13, 2013 Media Call on Wildland Fire Forecast, Federal Preparedness, and Available Assets
May 7, 2013 USDA Funds Major Research Initiatives to Study the Effects of Weather and Climatic Variability on Beef and Dairy Cattle
May 6, 2013 USDA Announces Final Call for 2012 Census of Agriculture
May 1, 2013 Value-Added Producer Grants Support Local Producers, Biobased Initiatives
May 1, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Highlights Improvements to the National School Lunch Program
May 1, 2013 USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Broadband Service in Nebraska and Montana
April 29, 2013 Remarks by Secretary Tom Vilsack - G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture
April 29, 2013 G-8 Open Data for Agriculture Conference Aims to Help Feed a Growing Population and Fulfill New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition Commitment
April 29, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding for Projects to Boost Rural Electric Grid Efficiency and Reliability
April 25, 2013 G-8 Ag Leaders Set to Meet and Open Data to the World
April 24, 2013 USDA and Dairy Producers Renew Agreement to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increase Sustainability of Dairy Production
April 22, 2013 USDA Rural Development Celebrates Earth Day by Promoting Water Quality Projects in 32 States
April 22, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Disaster Assistance to Producers and Communities in 12 States Affected by Superstorm Sandy
April 18, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Visits San Diego Summer Meals Site; Calls on Communities to Help Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food Year Round
April 17, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Honor Efforts of Urban Forestry Partners
April 17, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Seeks Nominations for Forestry Research Advisory Council
April 15, 2013 USDA Proposes Simplified Application Process for Renewable Energy Funding
April 15, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Transportation Secretary LaHood Renew Agreement to Promote Renewable Fuels in the Aviation Industry
April 12, 2013 USDA Calls on Communities to Help Fill the Summer Meal Gap; Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food Year Round
April 10, 2013 USDA Announces Funding to Improve Electric Service to Customers in 13 States
April 8, 2013 USDA Seeks Applications to Promote Job Creation and Boost the Rural Economy
April 5, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Highlights Efforts to Improve School Meals
April 4, 2013 Grants to Help Farms & Ranches Build Resilience to Drought
April 3, 2013 USDA Announces Program to Facilitate the Export of Further Processed Eggs and Egg Products
April 3, 2013 USDA Opens Export Markets for Day-Old Chicks, Hatching Eggs, Dairy Cattle and Pears
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