Press Release

At Gillibrand’s Urging, President Obama To Visit Western New York, Showing His Strong Commitment To The Region

May 6, 2010

Washington, D.C. – For the next stop on his White House to Main Street Tour, President Barack Obama will travel to Buffalo on Thursday, May 13. President Obama will discuss latest efforts in Western New York to create good-paying jobs and rebuild the economy.

“I’m proud President Obama is coming to Western New York.  This shows his strong commitment to the region.  It is something I advocated for because I believe Western New York can play a leading role in America’s economic recovery.  When President Obama comes next week, he will meet families, workers, businesses and entire communities that stand ready to help lead America’s economic recovery. From a world-class manufacturing tradition to cutting edge businesses and universities, to people who know the true meaning of hard work, Western New York can help lead America’s economic recovery.”