Mayor Chávez was among Mayors and other public officials invited by President-elect Barack Obama's transition team to participate in and attend the unveiling of President-elect Barack Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan.
Mayor Chávez remains committed to the position that direct investments in cities and metropolitan economies is the quickest path to creating jobs and stimulating the business that can begin to reverse the current economic downturn.
Here are just a few stories showing the Mayor's participation at the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan unveiling.
Below are the remarks by President-elect Obama on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan at George Mason University on 1/8/09. Before the President-Elect’s speech, Mayor Chávez was briefed on the Administration’s Economic Recovery Plan by members of the President-elect Obama's Economic Team.
To learn more on how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan could help Albuquerque please visit the US Confrence of Mayor's web site and click on participating cities.