Oregonian
U.S. Senate



FOR PLANNING PURPOSES

February 13, 2009

Contact: Tom Towslee



NEWS CONFERENCE on Monday, February 16:



Senator Ron Wyden, Senator Jeff Merkley, County Chair Ted Wheeler, Metro Council President David Bragdon, City Commissioner Nick Fish, and others



On the same day that President Obama signs the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law, Oregon's senators and local officials will talk about what it means for Oregon



WHO: Senator Ron Wyden

Senator Jeff Merkley

Multnomah County Chair Ted Wheeler

Metro Council President David Bragdon

Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish

Cathy Mincberg, COO, Portland Public Schools

Matthew Garrett, director, ODOT

Other local appointed and elected officials



WHAT: News conference on what the economic stimulus package means for Oregon



WHEN: Noon, Monday, February 16, 2009



WHERE: Multnomah County Office Building (lobby), 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland



Portland, OR – On the same day that President Obama is expected to sign the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law, Oregon's two senators and local officials will hold a news conference to discuss what the stimulus plan means for Oregon.