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Vice President Biden Hosts Conference Calls with Governors and Local Officials to Discuss Recovery Act Implementation, 7-30-09

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Vice President
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   July 30, 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 Tim Kaine (D-VA)
• Governor Linda Lingle (R-HI)
• Governor Jack Markell (D-DE)
• Governor Bill Richardson (D-NM)
• Governor Mike Rounds (R-SD)
MAYORS / COUNTY EXECUTIVES:
• Mayor Mark Funkhouser (D – Kansas City, MO)
• Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden (D – Baton Rouge, LA)
• Mayor Danny Jones (R – Charleston, WV)
• Mayor Jim Schmitt (R – Green Bay, WI)
• County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett (D – Montgomery County, MD)
• County Commissioner Lee N. May (D – DeKalb County, GA)