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Vice President Biden Hosts Conference Calls with Governors and Local Officials to Discuss Recovery Act Implementation, 4/14/09

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Vice President
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              April 14th, 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 Recovery Act implementation.

The following elected officials participated:

GOVERNORS
  • Governor Mitch Daniels (R-IN)
  • Governor Jim Douglas (R-VT)
  • Lt. Governor Jack Dalrymple (R-ND)
  • Governor John Otter (R-ID)
  • Governor Deval Patrick (D-MA)

MAYORS / COUNTY EXECUTIVES
  • Mayor Karl Dean (D – Nashville, TN)
  • Mayor Darwin Hindman (Columbia, MO)
  • Mayor Mary Hooper (D – Montpelier, VT)
  • Mayor R.T. Rybak (D – Minneapolis, MN)
  • Mayor John Robert Smith (R – Meridian, MS)
  • County Executive Barbara Fiala (D – Broome County, NY)
  • County Supervisor Linda Langston (D – Linn County, IA)