Hearing to Review Rural Development Programs Operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Status of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds for these Programs
| Jun 10, 2009 10:00am
WASHINGTON – On June 10, 2009, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development, Biotechnology, Specialty Crops and Foreign Agriculture held a hearing to review the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rural development programs and the status of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for these programs. Congressman Mike McIntyre of North Carolina is Chairman of the subcommittee.
Mr. Dallas P. Tonsager , Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Ms. Phyllis Fong , Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Franklin Rivenbark , Commissioner, Pender County, on behalf of the National Association of Counties, Willard, North Carolina
Ms. Debra Martin , Director, Great Lakes Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Fremont, Ohio
Mr. Chandler Sanchez , Governor of New Mexico, on behalf of the Pueblo of Acoma and the National Congress of American Indians, Acoma, New Mexico
Mr. Doug Anderton , General Manager, Dade County Water and Sewer Authority, on behalf of the National Rural Water Association, Trenton, Georgia
Mr. Tommy Duck , Executive Director, Texas Rural Water Association, Austin, Texas