WASHINGTON- Today at 3:15 PM EDT, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Chief Economist to Vice President Biden Jared Bernstein will hold a media conference call to preview the President’s visit to Columbus, Ohio on Friday, June 18. In Columbus, the President will mark the first of many significant Recovery Act milestones coming this summer – the groundbreaking of the 10,000th Recovery Act road project to get underway. The project is expected to create more than 300 new jobs and will contribute to the broader economic development effort underway in the area around Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
WHAT: Media Conference Call to Preview President Obama’s Visit to Columbus, Ohio
WHO: U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood & Chief Economist to Vice President Biden Jared Bernstein
WHEN: Thursday, June 17, 3:15 PM EDT
DIAL IN: Media interested in joining this call should dial (800) 230-1093 and ask to join the “White House Call.”