Essay Winner & Otter on Stimulus
Essay Winner & Otter on Stimulus plus Food Forethought. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Northwest Report.
This year’s National Ag Day Essay contest winner is a 10th grade student from
Idaho Governor Butch Otter released his recommendations of how the state should use their piece of Obama’s federal stimulus funding.
OTTER: Out of the billion two-hundred million there’s just a little over two-hundred million that is actually going to be dedicated directly to the highway infrastructure. The bulk of the money went for education and for heath and welfare.
The Governor’s recommendations are based on seven basic criteria which include creating and protecting jobs, provide for quality education for school-aged children and to provide temporary relief for Idahoans directly impacted by the global recession.
Now with today’s Food Forethought, here’s Lacy Gray.
It was twenty years ago this year that media hype and
Thanks Lacy. That’s today’s Northwest Report. I’m Greg Martin on the Northwest Ag Information Network.