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Governors, Legislators Update Current State Fiscal Conditions, Push for Economic Recovery Package from Congress, President-elect
Date:12/1/2008

Monday, December 1, 2008 -- 11 a.m. news event -- Hall of States, Room 333 -- 444 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's governors and state legislators are coming together to outline the current fiscal situation states are facing and urge Congress and the next Administration to provide a recovery package that will spur job growth, support infrastructure projects and ease the burden of Medicaid costs. As many states face mounting budget shortfalls, this will inject immediate relief into states to stabilize their economies and help allay cuts to programs essential to the most vulnerable citizens.

Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell, National Governors Association

Speaker Joe Hackney, North Carolina, National Conference of State Legislatures

Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas, National Governors Association

To join the news event remotely, please use the call-in line listed below. Once connected, follow the instructions provided over the phone. When prompted, give the following information: Name, Name of Media Outlet. Call the dial-in number 15 minutes before the start time.

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is the bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staff of the states, commonwealths and territories. It provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the American federal system. For more information, visit http://www.ncsl.org.

Founded in 1908, the National Governors Association (NGA) is the collective voice of the nation's governors and one of Washington, D.C.'s, most respected public policy organizations. Its members are the governors of the 50 states, three territories and two commonwealths. NGA provides governors and their senior staff members with services that range from representing states on Capitol Hill and before the Administration on key federal issues to developing and implementing innovative solutions to public policy challenges through the NGA Center for Best Practices. For more information, visit http://www.nga.org.


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