(202) 720-4623 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to Visit Iowa, Discuss the American Jobs Act and Efforts Underway to Strengthen the Iowa Economy Print
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Written by USDA Communications Office   
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 11:23

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2011 – TOMORROW, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will give remarks and hold a press conference on the American Jobs Act and efforts to strengthen the economy in Iowa.  The purpose of the American Jobs Act is to put more people back to work, put more money in the pockets of working Americans, and do so without adding to the deficit. In Iowa, without adding a dime to the deficit, this Act will provide a tax cut for over 60,000 businesses, support the jobs of 4,100 teachers and first responders and immediately provide over 5,000 construction workers a job improving highways and other critical infrastructure. A typical household in Iowa will receive a tax cut of around $1,580.

On Saturday morning, Secretary Vilsack is hosting a White House Business Council Meeting with business, community and agricultural leaders to explore ways federal, state and local officials can work together to improve economic conditions and create jobs.

Friday, October 7, 2011

3:00  p.m. CST

 

WHAT: Secretary Vilsack to host a press conference on the American Jobs Act and efforts to strengthen the economy in Iowa.

WHERE: Riverdale City Hall (Across from Alcoa Plant)

110 Manor Drive

Riverdale, Iowa

Saturday, October 8, 2011

11:30 a.m. CST

 

WHAT: Following the morning White House Business Council Meeting, Secretary Vilsack to host a press conference on the American Jobs Act and efforts to strengthen the economy in Iowa.

WHERE: CSPS

1st Floor Gallery

1103 3rd St. SE

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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