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Press Release - Vice President Biden Hosts Conference Calls with Governors and Local Officials to Discuss Recovery Act Implementation

July 30, 2009

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 Tim Kaine (D-VA)
  • Governor Linda Lingle (R-HI)
  • Governor Jack Markell (D-DE)
  • Governor Bill Richardson (D-NM)
  • Governor Mike Rounds (R-SD)

MAYORS / COUNTY EXECUTIVES:

  • Mayor Mark Funkhouser (D – Kansas City, MO)
  • Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden (D – Baton Rouge, LA)
  • Mayor Danny Jones (R – Charleston, WV)
  • Mayor Jim Schmitt (R – Green Bay, WI)
  • County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett (D – Montgomery County, MD)
  • County Commissioner Lee N. May (D – DeKalb County, GA)

Joseph R. Biden, Press Release - Vice President Biden Hosts Conference Calls with Governors and Local Officials to Discuss Recovery Act Implementation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/351890

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