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García Padilla, US Democratic Governors Meet With Obama

By on February 20, 2016

Gov. Alejandro García Padilla (first from left) in press conference after meeting with President Obama.

Gov. Alejandro García Padilla (first from left) in press conference after meeting with President Obama.

SAN JUAN – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla and more than 30 Democratic U.S. governors met Saturday morning with President Obama for the winter meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA).

Governors from different jurisdictions in the U.S. will have the opportunity to discuss their more pressing matters. They also meet with federal officials including President Barack Obama, García Padilla said in a written statement Friday before leaving for Washington, D.C.

The agenda for Saturday’s meeting included discussions about the state of the economy and the ways states are responding to the heroin addiction epidemic.

 

 

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