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ID:

263

Date:

2007-04-06

Headline:

Boomtowns Reap USDA Aid Under Flexible Definition of 'Rural'

Reporter's name:

Gilbert M. Gaul & Sarah Cohen

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Washington Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Since 2001, federal agriculture officials have given more than $35 billion in grants, loans and loan guarantees to metropolitan regions or areas within a short commute of mid-size cities, including beach resorts, a Washington Post investigation that relied in part on FOIA found.

Keywords:

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development program,


Agencies:

USDA

States:

FL
GA
MA
MN
NJ
PA
TX
US

Categories:

general government


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