They say it won't recover until Americans go back to work.
Governors Tom Vilsack of Iowa, Bob Holden of Missouri and Frank O'Bannon of Indiana spoke today at a news conference in Chicago. They were in town for a two-day Democratic Governors' Association policy conference.
The Governors say they hope Congress will reconsider a plan that would invest money in infrastructure and highway improvements to create jobs.
The plan was originally proposed by Democratic governors in January.
They say President George Bush relies too heavily on tax cuts to fix the economy.