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Thomas Vilsack's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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Nov. 14, 2016 Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Rural America at a Glance, 2016 Edition
Oct. 6, 2016 In Eastern Kentucky, USDA Launches Relending Program to Reduce Rural Poverty Nationwide
Sept. 7, 2016 Op-Ed: Rural America Is Back In Business
Sept. 7, 2016 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Significant Decrease in Household Food Insecurity in the United States
June 6, 2016 Obama Administration Names Final Round of Promise Zone Communities
May 16, 2016 Blog: Income Inequality: A Growing Threat to Eliminating Rural Child Poverty
May 4, 2016 USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities
March 2, 2016 USDA Selects Ten States for Job-Driven SNAP Employment and Training Project
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
Jan. 14, 2016 USDA Announces $8.8 Million Available to Support Food and Agricultural Sciences Education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Dec. 18, 2015 Oba,a Administration Announces Competition to Designate the Third and Final round of Promise Zones
Sept. 9, 2015 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on New Data Showing National Food Security Rate is Strongest since before the Recession
Sept. 8, 2015 National Press Club Newsmaker News Conference on National Child Nutrition Strategy
Aug. 3, 2015 USDA Recognizes WIC Agencies for Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers
June 1, 2015 USDA Celebrates National Homeownership Month
May 29, 2015 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Joins Community Partners to Expand Access to Summer Meals for Children
May 26, 2015 USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Socially-Disadvantaged Rural Residents
April 28, 2015 Obama Administration Announces Eight Additional Promise Zones to Build Community Prosperity
April 1, 2015 USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods
March 19, 2015 USDA Partners with University of Kentucky to Establish National Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center
March 19, 2015 USDA Expands StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunity to Build Rural Economies
Jan. 7, 2015 Blog: New York's City Harvest Wins U.S. Food Waste Challenge Competition
Sept. 22, 2014 USDA Requests Applications for Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center
Aug. 25, 2014 USDA Announces $200 Million to Promote Innovation in SNAP Employment and Training Programs
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 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Farm Bill: Implementation and Next Steps
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
March 20, 2014 USDA Announces Funds to Improve SNAP Employment and Training Programs
March 14, 2014 Hearing of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Budget Hearing - Department of Agriculture
Feb. 28, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: Another Step Forward Towards a Healthier Next Generation
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
Jan. 24, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: The Building Blocks for a Healthier America
Jan. 10, 2014 Blog: A New Food, Farm and Jobs Bill to Fight Hunger Here at Home
Jan. 9, 2014 Obama Administration Announces the First Five Promise Zone Designees
Jan. 9, 2014 Blog: Fighting the War on Poverty in Rural America
July 24, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Results of Healthy Incentives Pilot; Discusses Additional USDA Efforts to Encourage Healthier SNAP Purchases
March 26, 2013 Secretary Vilsack Launches USDA "StrikeForce" Initiative to Boost Rural Economic Growth and Opportunity
March 14, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Affirms Need for Generational Change
Jan. 31, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Expansion of Refinancing Program to Help More Rural Homeowners
July 27, 2012 USDA Challenges Employees to Donate 1.8 Million Pounds of Food for Feds Feed Families Food Drive
July 12, 2012 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on the House Agriculture Committee's Approval of the Food Farm and Jobs Bill
June 8, 2012 Blog: Increasing Healthy Food Access, A Community Conversation and a National Challenge
June 6, 2012 Blog: Calling All Champions of Change
May 9, 2012 USDA Seeks Grant Applications to Improve Rural Housing
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
Jan. 27, 2012 Blog: Secretary's Column: An Economy That's Built to Last
Dec. 23, 2011 Blog: Secretary's Column: Hunger And the Holidays
Sept. 16, 2011 Blog: Secretary's Column: How America Creates Jobs
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