U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Visiting New Mexico

USDA News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, July 6, and Wednesday, July 7, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to New Mexico to discuss the Biden Administration’s plans to ensure access to healthy and nutritious food in all communities and make historic investments in our country’s infrastructure.

Today, Secretary Vilsack will join U.S. Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández for a tour of a food distribution center in Rio Rancho. There, they will discuss the Biden Administration’s commitment to promoting nutrition security and how the American Families Plan will help achieve this goal.

Wednesday, Secretary Vilsack and Rep. Leger Fernández will travel to the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo in Española, where they will tour a water treatment facility.

Following the tour, Secretary Vilsack will make a major announcement about water infrastructure investments across the country, discuss the need for further investments, and call for the passage of the Biden Administration’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework. The framework would make the largest investment in clean drinking water and waste water infrastructure in American history and create millions of jobs.


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