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Vice President Biden Hosts Conference Calls with Governors and Local Officials to Discuss Recovery Act Implementation, 6-19-09

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Vice President
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            June 19, 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 Mike Beebe (D-AR)
  • Governor Steve Beshear (D-KY)
  • Governor Jan Brewer (R-AZ)
  • Governor Sonny Perdue (R-GA)
  • Governor Ed Rendell (D-PA)
MAYORS/COUNTY EXECUTIVES
  • Mayor Rick Baker (R – St. Petersburg, FL)
  • Mayor John Engen (D – Missoula, MT)
  • Mayor Francis Slay (D – St. Louis, MO)
  • County Board Chairman Robert Schillerstrom (R – DuPage County, IL)
  • Councilman-at-Large John Young (R – Jefferson Parish, LA)