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Vice President Biden hosts conference calls with governors and local officials to discuss recovery act implementation 04-07-09

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
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For Immediate Release                             April 7, 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 John Baldacci (D-ME)
  • Governor Don Carcieri (R-RI)
  • Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO)
  • Governor Sonny Perdue (R-GA)
  • Governor Pat Quinn (D-IL)
MAYORS / COUNTY EXECUTIVES
  • Mayor Byron Brown (D-Buffalo, NY)
  • Mayor Dwight Jones (D-Richmond, VA)
  • Mayor Jim Newberry (D-Lexington KY)
  • Mayor Robert Walkup (R-Tucson, AZ)
  • Mayor Bill White (D-Houston TX)
  • County Executive Russell Pry (D-Summit County, OH)