Barbour talks with Biden via conferance call on recovery act

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Vice President

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 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 Haley Barbour (R-MS)
Governor Brad Henry (D-OK)
Governor Mark Parkinson (D-KS)
Governor Bill Richardson (D-NM)
Governor Mark Sanford (R-SC)
MAYORS / COUNTY EXECUTIVES:

Mayor Bob Coble (D – Columbia, SC)
Mayor Michael Coleman (D – Columbus, OH)
Mayor Bob Forrest (R – Carlsbad, NM)
Mayor John Peyton (R – Jacksonville, FL)
Mayor Ed Tauer (R – Aurora, CO)
County Executive Maggie Brooks (R – Monroe County, NY)
County Commissioner Keith Langenhahn (D – Marathon County, WI)

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