American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Signed by President Obama; Launched

Today, President Barack Obama signed economic stimulus legislation — the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), in a ceremony at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.  As described previously on Green Collar Blog, this legislation contains investments and tax credits to support clean energy, energy efficiency, and green jobs.  Links at the end of this post provide access to the complete bill text.

The signing ceremony included comments from Vice President Biden, Colorado Govenor Bill Ritter, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, and Namaste Solar CEO Blake Jones.  A number of these speakers highlighted the impact this legislation will have on creating green jobs.

In addition, the White House today announced the launch of, which will provide information on where the funds from the legislation are going.

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