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Thomas Vilsack's Public Statements on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

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July 22, 2016 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Substance Misuse Prevention Resources for Low Income Pregnant Women and Mothers In Order to Battle the Opioid Epidemic
July 21, 2016 USDA Announces Additional Efforts to Make School Environments Healthier
June 7, 2016 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Joins Education Secretary King, Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, and Virginia First Lady McAuliffe to Celebrate National Summer Meals Program Kick-Off
June 2, 2016 Vilsack Announces New Promise Zone Designation for Puerto Rico, Other Steps to Lift Puerto Rican Economy
May 19, 2016 USDA Announces $3.8 Million in Grants and Additional $7 Million Available for Critical Research to Prevent Childhood Obesity
May 16, 2016 Blog: Income Inequality: A Growing Threat to Eliminating Rural Child Poverty
March 15, 2016 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on National Agriculture Day
March 9, 2016 USDA Announces Grants to Support Strategies to Reduce Child Food Insecurity in Rural Communities
Feb. 29, 2016 USDA Improves the WIC Shopping Experience to Better Serve our Nation's Low-Income, New and Expecting Mothers and Their Young Children
Feb. 5, 2016 USDA, NFL, Fuel Up to Play 60 Partner to Award $35 Million to Help Schools Serve Healthier Meals, Strengthen Childhood Nutrition
Jan. 4, 2016 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Study
Oct. 26, 2015 Secretary Vilsack Announces Additional Progress in Addressing Childhood Hunger, Applauds Pediatricians for their Commitment
Oct. 20, 2015 New USDA Data Show Growing Farm to School Efforts Help to Reduce Plate Waste, Increase Student Participation in Healthier School Meals Program
Sept. 8, 2015 National Press Club Newsmaker News Conference on National Child Nutrition Strategy
Sept. 1, 2015 Strengthening Child Nutrition Programs: Back to School and Back to Work for Congress
Aug. 3, 2015 Blog - Building a Better Future for Our Children
June 22, 2015 Blog: Serving More Summer Meals in Rural and Tribal Areas
June 16, 2015 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Child Nutrition Assistance: Are Federal Rules and Regulations Serving the Best Interests of Schools and Families
June 16, 2015 Democrats Fight to Safeguard Healthy Meal Standards for Nation's Children
May 29, 2015 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Joins Community Partners to Expand Access to Summer Meals for Children
May 6, 2015 Statement from Secretary Vilsack on New Data Showing the Vast Majority of Schools Now Meet the Updated Meals Standards
March 26, 2015 USDA Announces Grants for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs
March 19, 2015 USDA Partners with University of Kentucky to Establish National Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center
March 2, 2015 USDA Launches Initiative to Develop New Solutions to End Child Hunger
Feb. 19, 2015 Blog: Let's Get Every Kid in a Park
Sept. 26, 2014 USDA Invests $20 Million to Hire 11,000 Youth and Veterans on Forest Lands
Sept. 22, 2014 USDA Requests Applications for Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center
Aug. 18, 2014 Parents Projected to Spend $245,340 to Raise a Child Born in 2013, According to USDA Report
May 22, 2014 Obama Administration Announces $6.7 Million to Hire Young People to Work on Public Lands Across the Nation
April 18, 2014 USDA Awards Grants for New School Food Service Equipment to Help Schools Dish Up Healthy Meals
March 27, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Visits Chicago School to Help Increase Access to the Summer Meal Program in Illinois
March 20, 2014 USDA Demonstration Projects Will Provide Funding To Fight Hunger, Nourish Families
Feb. 28, 2014 USDA Finalizes Changes to the WIC Program, Expanding Access to Healthy Fruits and Vegetables, Whole Grains, and Low-Fat Dairy for Women, Infants, and Children
Feb. 28, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Another Step Forward Towards a Healthier Next Generation
Feb. 25, 2014 The White House and USDA Announce School Wellness Standards
Sept. 25, 2013 USDA Grant to Develop Youth Farm Safety Curriculum
Aug. 23, 2013 Blog: Secretary's Column: Continuing the Fight Against Childhood Obesity
July 24, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Results of Healthy Incentives Pilot; Discusses Additional USDA Efforts to Encourage Healthier SNAP Purchases
June 10, 2013 USDA Promotes Efforts to Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food During the Summer Months
May 1, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Highlights Improvements to the National School Lunch Program
March 15, 2013 Remarks of Secretary Tom Vilsack at the Maine Medical Center
March 14, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Affirms Need for Generational Change
July 16, 2012 Blog: Calling All Champions of Change: Send Us Your Stories!
June 8, 2012 USDA and Partners Nationwide Team to Feed Children during Summer Meal Gap
March 29, 2012 Hearing of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - FY13 Budget Request of the Department of Agriculture
Sept. 7, 2011 USDA Rolls Out First Themed MyPlate Healthy Eating Message: Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables
July 28, 2011 USDA Awards Grants to Reduce Hunger and Improve Nutrition of School-Aged Kids by Improving Enrollment in School Meals Programs
July 7, 2011 USDA Announces Improvements in School Wellness Promotion
April 26, 2011 USDA Kicks Off Judging Period in Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition
March 21, 2011 USDA Awards Grant to Improve Nutrition Assistance to Low-Income Children During Summer Months
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