Tuesday, May 19, 2009
ATLANTA - Gov. Jim Doyle is among eight governors attending the BIO 2009 convention, where he is meeting with industry representatives and others. He arrived about 1 p.m. Tuesday and will greet the Wisconsin delegation at 4 p.m.
Other governors in attendance are Sonny Perdue of Georgia, who was honored Tuesday as BIO's ''Governor of the Year,'' Steve Beshear of Kentucky, Martin O'Malley of Maryland, Deval Patrick of Massachusetts, Beverly Perdue of North Carolina and Tim Kaine of Virginia.
Commerce Secretary Richard Leinenkugel is also at the convention and is joining Doyle and others in meetings to promote Wisconsin as a place to do business.