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President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 20, 2009. Early morning arrival from California

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 19, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2009

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing, the Economic Daily Briefing, and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with representatives from the National Conference of State Legislatures in Room 350 in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. The President will discuss the White House's commitment to oversight and transparency to ensure that Recovery Act dollars are spent on projects that will jumpstart job creation and lay the foundation for lasting prosperity. The President's and the Vice President's remarks will be pooled press.

The President will meet with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in the Roosevelt Room to discuss the importance of investing in America's transportation infrastructure. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

Later in the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will attend a reception with the National Newspaper Publisher Association in the State Dining Room, where they will be presented the Newsmaker of the Year award. This event is closed press.

Also tomorrow, members of the National Conference of State Legislatures will hold a media availability at 1:30PM at the stakeout location outside the West Wing.

Intown Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: New York Post

Radio: ABC

Magazine Photo: TIME

Independent Pool: C-SPAN

EDT

10:00AM Pool Call Time

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT receives Economic Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

12:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors

Oval Office

Closed Press

12:35PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT deliver remarks to representatives of the National Conference of State Legislatures

EEOB Room 350

Pooled for remarks (Pre-Set 10:15AM - Final Gather 12:10PM - Stakeout Location)

2:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Governor Schwarzenegger, Governor Rendell, and Mayor Bloomberg

Roosevelt Room

Pool Spray at the top (Gather Time 1:55PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

2:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the National Newspaper Publishers Association reception

State Dining Room

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

2:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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