Office of the Vice President
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2009
Washington, DC – On Wednesday, March 18th, the White House will hold a Recovery and Reinvestment Act Implementation Conference for local officials. Like state governments, city and county governments will play a crucial role in partnering with the federal government to ensure that implementation of the Recovery Act is effective, transparent and efficient.
Similar to last week’s conference for states, this day-long conference will be a chance for local officials to bring forward ideas and share best practices, as well as hear presentations from a number of Administration officials, including Earl Devaney, Chairman of the Recovery Act Transparency and Accountability Board.
Vice President Biden will address the conference at approximately 11:00 AM EDT on Wednesday. The entire conference will be pool press. For additional information on the pool, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.