Release Time: For Immediate Release Location: Wyffels Hybrids Production Facility, Atkinson, Illinois 12:02 P.M.
Release Time: For Immediate Release Location: Northeast Iowa Community College, Peosta, Iowa 1:09 P.M.
Release Time: For Immediate Release 12:05 P.M.
Release Time: For Immediate Release On Tuesday, August 16th the President and members of the White House Rural Council will host the White House Rural Economic Forum at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa.
Release Time: For Immediate Release President Obama will begin the second day of his bus tour by having breakfast with five Iowa small business owners at Rausch’s Caf in Guttenberg, Iowa. The breakfast is an opportunity for the President to hear directly from rural small business owners about their experiences and highlight the steps his administration has taken to assist them, including the new jobs initiatives announced today (link to full fact sheet (www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/08/16/president-announces-new-jobs-initiatives-rural-america) ) The rural small business owners attending the breakfast represent a variety of industries, from IT to agriculture.
- Remarks by the President in a Town Hall Meeting in Cannon Falls, Minnesota
- Executive Order - Establishment of the White House Rural Council
- Statement by the President on Settlement Agreement in the Native American Farmers Lawsuit Against USDA
- Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Over 120 Recovery Act Broadband Projects to Bring Jobs, Economic Opportunity to Rural Communities
- Executive Order– Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Agriculture