|Media Advisory No. 4149.10
USDA Office of Communications
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Host Media Conference Call Announcing Second Round of Recovery Act Broadband Funding
WASHINGTON, July 2, 2010 – TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will host a national media conference call to announce a second round of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funding for broadband projects in the United States.
The first round of USDA Recovery Act funding created 68 projects in 31 states and is expected to create approximately 5,000 immediate and direct jobs.
More information about USDA's Recovery Act efforts is available at www.broadbandusa.gov.
Media logistics for planning purposes only:
July 2, 1010
11 a.m. EDT
||Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to host media conference call announcing a second round of Recovery Act funding for national broadband projects. |
Passcode: SECY (Given Verbally)
Trouble Number: 202-720-8560
All callers using the above pass code will be placed in listen only mode. To join the Q&A portion of the meeting, these callers are instructed to press *1 on their touch tone phone.
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