Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Announce Recovery Act Funding For Rural Library Projects in 30 States Throughout the Country
|Media Advisory No. 4246.10
USDA Office of Communications
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2010 – TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will announce funding to build and enhance 129 rural libraries in 30 states. These library projects will provide rural residents with computer access, modern equipment and new training and educational opportunities. The projects are being funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) under USDA Rural Development’s Community Facilities program.
States benefiting from this announcement include Ala., Alaska., Cali., Colo., Del., Fl., Hawaii, Iowa, Ind., Kan., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., Miss., N.H., N.Y., N.C., N.J., N.M., Nev., Okla., S.C., Tenn., Texas, Utah, Va., Vt., Wash., and W.V.
||Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack |
Christie Vilsack, wife of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
||Friday, Sept. 24, 2010|
2:00 p.m. EDT
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