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Congressman DesJarlais Can’t Be Trusted to Protect Rural Development Programs

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
Congressman Scott DesJarlais (TN-04) voted to cut rural development programs yet accepted federal funds through the USDA Rural Development office for improvements to a building in the Giles County Industrial Park.
Congressman DesJarlais had no problem showing two faces, one voting to cut rural programs, which help improve business infrastructure and encourage job [...]