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Vice President Biden Hosts Conference Calls With Governors And Local Officials To Discuss Recovery Act Implementation, 5-28-2009

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 May 28, 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 Felix Perez Camacho (R Guam) 
  •          Governor John deJongh, Jr. (D  Virgin Islands)
MAYORS / COUNTY EXECUTIVES:
  •          Mayor Mufi Hannemann (D  Honolulu, HI) 
  •          Mayor Pam Iorio (D  Tampa, FL)
  •          Mayor Curt Pringle (R  Anaheim, CA)
  •          Mayor Mary Verner (D  Spokane, WA)
  •          Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D  Los Angeles, CA)
  •          County Commissioner Larry Emig (R  Osceola County, MI)
  •          County Commissioner Rory Reid (D  Clark County, NV)
To date, the Vice President has hosted a total of 46 Governors and 66 Mayors/County Executives on conference calls to discuss implementation of the Recovery Act.
GOVERNORS
Governor John Baldacci (D-ME)
Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS)
Governor Mike Beebe (D-AR)
Governor Steve Beshear (D-KY)
Governor Phil Bredesen (D-TN)
Governor Jan Brewer (R-AZ)
Governor Felix Perez Camacho (R-GU)
Governor Don Carcieri (R-RI)
Governor Jon Corzine (D-NJ)
Governor Chet Culver (D-IA)
Governor Mitch Daniels (R-IN)
Lt. Governor Jack Dalrymple (R-ND)
Governor John deJongh, Jr. (D-VI)
Governor Jim Douglas (R-VT)
Governor Jim Doyle (D-WI)
Governor Luis G. Fortuño (R-PR)
Governor Jim Gibbons (R-NV)
Governor Jennifer Granholm (D-MI)
Governor Christine Gregoire (D-WA)
Governor Dave Heineman (R-NE)
Governor Brad Henry (D-OK)
Governor Jon Huntsman (R-UT)
Governor Tim Kaine (D-VA)
Governor Ted Kulongoski (D-OR)
Governor John Lynch (D-NH)
Governor Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Governor Jack Markell (D-DE)
Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO)
Governor Martin O?Malley (D-MD)
Governor John Otter (R-ID)
Governor Mark Parkinson (D-KS)
Governor David Paterson (D-NY)
Governor Deval Patrick (D-MA)
Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN)
Governor Bev Perdue (D-NC)
Governor Sonny Perdue (R-GA)
Governor Pat Quinn (D-IL)
Governor Jodi Rell (R-CT)
Governor Ed Rendell (D-PA)
Governor Bill Richardson (D-NM)
Governor Bob Riley (R-AL)
Governor Bill Ritter (D-CO)
Governor Michael Rounds (R-SD)
Governor Mark Sanford (R-SC)
Governor Brian Schweitzer (D-MT)
Governor Ted Strickland (D-OH)
MAYORS:
Mayor Jerry Abramson (D  Louisville, KY)
Mayor Greg Ballard (R  Indianapolis, IN)
Mayor Tom Barrett (D  Milwaukee, WI)
Mayor Byron Brown (D  Buffalo, NY)
Mayor Martin Chavez (D  Albuquerque, NM)
Mayor David Cicilline (D  Providence, RI)
Mayor Bob Coble (D  Columbia, SC)
Mayor Michael Coleman (D  Columbus, OH)
Mayor Mick Cornett (R  Oklahoma City, OK)
Mayor Frank Cownie (D  Des Moines, IA)
Mayor Karl Dean (D  Nashville, TN)
Mayor Jill Duson (D  Portland, ME)
Mayor Bob Forrest (R  Carlsbad, NM)
Mayor Shirley Franklin (D  Atlanta, GA)
Mayor Phil Gordon (D  Phoenix, AZ)
Mayor Mufi Hannemann (D  Honolulu, HI)
Mayor John Hickenlooper (D  Denver, CO)
Mayor Darwin Hindman (Columbia, MO)
Mayor Mary Hooper (D  Montpelier, VT)
Mayor Jim Humphrey (R  Fort Myers, FL)
Mayor Pam Iorio (D  Tampa, FL)
Mayor Frank Jackson (D  Cleveland, OH)
Mayor Allen Joines (D  Winston Salem, NC)
Mayor Dwight Jones (D  Richmond, VA)
Mayor Sam Jones (D  Mobile, AL)
Mayor Elizabeth Kautz (R  Burnsville, MN)
Mayor Dave Kleis (R  St. Cloud, MN)
Mayor Tom Leppert (R  Dallas, TX)
Mayor Mark Mallory (D  Cincinnati, OH)
Mayor Pat McCrory (R  Charlotte, NC)
Mayor Dick Moore (D  Elkhart, IN)
Mayor Jim Newberry (D  Lexington KY)
Mayor Kathy Novak (R  Northglenn, CO)
Mayor Michael Nutter (D  Philadelphia, PA)
Mayor John Peyton (R  Jacksonville, FL)
Mayor Kitty Piercy (D  Eugene, OR)
Mayor Curt Pringle (R  Anaheim, CA)
Mayor Mike Ragsdale (R  Knox County, TN)
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D  Pittsburgh, PA)
Mayor Joe Reardon (D  Kansas City, KS)
Mayor R.T. Rybak (D  Minneapolis, MN)
Mayor Jerry Sanders (R  San Diego, CA)
Mayor John Robert Smith (R  Meridian, MS)
Mayor Scott Smith (R  Mesa, AZ)
Mayor Ed Tauer (R  Aurora, CO)
Mayor Kathy Taylor (D  Tulsa, OK)
Mayor Mary Verner (D  Spokane, WA)
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D  Los Angeles, CA)
Mayor Robert Walkup (R  Tucson, AZ)
Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel (D  Evansville, IN)
Mayor Bill White (D  Houston TX)
COUNTY EXECUTIVES
County Supervisor Teresa Altemus (R  Gloucester County, VA)
County Executive Maggie Brooks (R  Monroe County, NY)
County Supervisor Valerie Brown (D  Sonoma County, CA)
County Executive Chris Coons (D  New Castle County, DE)
County Commissioner Larry Emig (R  Osceola County, MI)
County Executive Kathleen Falk (D  Dane County, WI)
County Executive Barbara Fiala (D  Broome County, NY)
County Commissioner Keith Langenhahn (D  Marathon County, WI)
County Supervisor Linda Langston (D  Linn County, IA)
County Commissioner George Maglaras (D  Strafford County, NH)
County Executive Russell Pry (D  Summit County, OH)
County Commissioner Rory Reid (D  Clark County, NV)
County Executive Andrew Spano (D  West Chester County, NY)
County Judge Executive F.G.Buddy- Villines (D  Pulaski County, AR)
Chair of County Commission, Judge Glen Whitley (R  Tarrant County, TX)
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