Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Vice President Announces $500 Million Green Job Training Program

Vice President Joe Biden's recent visit to Denver was occasion for his explaining a green job training program of major proportions.

The Denver Post reports:

"Vice President Joe Biden promised in Denver .... to put the poorest and recently unemployed to work in the renewable energy sector, the latest stop on a cross-country tour focused on improving the middle class. Biden announced plans to dedicate $500 million from the federal stimulus to train residents of housing projects to weatherize homes and perform other green jobs. Of that, $50 million will be focused on areas hit hardest by the automobile industry." See full article.

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