Monthly Archives: April 2009

USDA Releases ARRA Funds for Rural, Single-family Housing

Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today announced the release of $10 billion through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) in guaranteed housing loans designed to jump start economic and homeownership opportunities in rural America. From a White House press release: Secretary Vilsack and Vice President Biden made the announcement at a fire station in […]

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Exclusive: Michael Julian Bond Running for Council Post 1-at-large Seat

BREAKING: Michael Julian Bond tells Atlanta Progressive News in an email that he’s running for Atlanta City Council-at-large seat 1, which is being vacated by Ceasar Mitchell. MJB promises more details soon. Bond previously served as Councilman for District 3 for two terms and he is the son of civil rights leader, Julian Bond. MJB did not immediately return a […]

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