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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Vice President Biden Hosts Conference Calls with Governors, Mayors, and County Officials to Discuss Recovery Act Implementation

Earlier today, the Vice President hosted two conference calls with Governors, Mayors, and county officials from across the country to discuss implementation of the Recovery Act.

The following elected officials participated:

• Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS)
• Governor Chris Gregoire (D-WA)
• Governor Mark Parkinson (D-KS)
• Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN)

• Mayor Bob Diebold (R-Newark, OH)
• Mayor Patrick Henry Hays (D-North Little Rock, AR)
• Mayor Charles Meeker (D-Raleigh, NC)
• Mayor Chuck Reed (D-San Jose, CA)
• Mayor Elaine Walker (D-Bowling Green, KY)
• County Commissioner Tim Josi (D-Tillamook County, OR)