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WASHINGTON--Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn heads to Salt Lake City this week for the National Governor's Association meeting and a fund-raiser for the Democratic Governor's Association. Quinn is the finance chair of the DGA.

***Media Advisory***

DGA Schedule for 7/14-7/15

Washington, DC--This weekend, the National Governors Association (NGA) will be holding its semi-annual meeting in Salt Lake City.

Democratic Governors scheduled to attend the meeting include Governors Neil Abercrombie (HI), Christine Gregoire (WA), John Hickenlooper (CO), Dannel Malloy (CT), Jack Markell (DE), Jay Nixon (MO), Martin O'Malley (MD), Bev Perdue (NC), Pat Quinn (IL), Brian Schweitzer (MT), and Peter Shumlin (VT).

In addition to the NGA schedule, Democratic governors, including DGA Chair Martin O'Malley and Vice Chair Bev Perdue, will be hosting a press conference on Thursday to discuss the state of the economy and the urgent need for leaders in Washington to join together to reduce the deficit, raise the debt ceiling, and focus on job creation.

O'Malley will also keynote the Utah Democratic Party's annual Jubilee dinner on Friday evening.

Thursday, July 14

5:00 PM Democratic Governors Hold Press Conference

Hotel Monaco

Paris Ballroom B

15 W 200 South

Salt Lake City, UT

Friday, July 15

7:00 PM DGA Chair O'Malley to Keynote Utah Democratic Jubilee Dinner

Salt Lake City Hilton Hotel

255 S West Temple

Salt Lake City, UT

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