News Releases - Recovery Act
THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Jackson Visits Columbus, Ohio for Recovery Act Announcement / Marking one-year milestone, Jackson to discuss recovery act job creation, community improvement
Release Date: 02/17/2010
Contact Information: EPA Press Office, firstname.lastname@example.org
WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will join Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland and other Ohio officials for an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act announcement in Columbus on Thursday, February 18 – the day after the one-year anniversary of the signing of the recovery act.
Ohio has spent more than $5.4 billion in recovery act funds, saving or creating 79,000 jobs in 2009. More than 4.5 million working families in Ohio will also receive a total of $2.2 billion in tax relief.
The State of Ohio leads the nation in the number of water projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. These projects have created and saved jobs while improving water quality and infrastructure across the state.
WHO: U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland
Ohio EPA Director Chris Korleski
WHAT: Recovery Act Press Conference
WHEN: Thursday, February 18, 11:00 a.m. CST
WHERE: Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts
31st floor, rooms B, C
- 77 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215