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Vice President Biden hosts conference calls with governors and local officials to discuss recovery act implementation, 7-17-09

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
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For Immediate Release                                                       July 17, 2009
VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN HOSTS CONFERENCE CALLS WITH
GOVERNORS AND LOCAL OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS RECOVERY ACT IMPLEMENTATION
Earlier today, the Vice President hosted two conference calls with Governors and Mayors/County Executives from across the country to discuss implementation of the Recovery Act.
The following elected officials participated:
GOVERNORS:
  • Governor Jim Doyle (D-WI)
  • Governor Dave Freudenthal (D-WY)
  • Governor John Hoeven (R-ND)
  • Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA)
  • Governor Brian Schweitzer (D-MT)
MAYORS / COUNTY EXECUTIVES:
  • Mayor Terry Bellamy (D – Asheville, NC)
  • Mayor Carl Brewer (D – Wichita, KS)
  • Mayor Dave Munson (R – Sioux Falls, SD)
  • Mayor Claude Ramsey (R – Hamilton County, TN)