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Cabinet Secretaries, Obama Administration Officials to Travel Across Midwest, Discuss Federal Recovery Efforts for Auto Communities and Workers

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            May 28, 2009


NEXT WEEK: Cabinet Secretaries, Obama Administration Officials to Travel Across Midwest, Discuss Federal Recovery Efforts for Auto Communities and Workers

Team will discuss immediate recovery efforts and long-term revitalization

WASHINGTON – Next week, from Tuesday, June 2 to Friday, June 5, members of the United States Cabinet and Obama administration officials will travel across the Midwest to visit auto communities and discuss federal recovery efforts for auto communities and workers. 

The following officials will be making stops in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin next week:
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson
Small Business Administrator Karen Mills
Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli
Dr. Ed Montgomery, the President’s Director of Auto Recovery and Workers

At each event, they will discuss immediate ways the federal government is cutting through red tape to bring relief to auto communities and achieve long-term economic revitalization for our communities that depend on the auto and manufacturing industry.

More details about the events, including timing, location, and coverage details, will be announced as soon as they become available. 

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis
Romulus, Michigan
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Toledo, Ohio


Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke
Dayton, Ohio with SBA Administrator Mills

Small Business Administrator Karen Mills
Columbus, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio with Secretary Locke


Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Cleveland, Ohio


Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Indianapolis, Indiana
Terra Haute, Indiana


Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli
Michigan

Dr. Ed Montgomery, President Obama’s Director of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers
Romulus, Michigan with Secretary Solis
Ypsilanti, Michigan with Secretary Solis


Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke
Lansing, Michigan

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson
Columbus, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio


Dr. Ed Montgomery, President Obama’s Director of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers
TBA

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan
Indianapolis, Indiana

Friday, June 5, 2009

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
Racine County, Wisconsin