Materials from U.S. Senate Hearing on Clean Energy Jobs

Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and its Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy held a hearing entitled Clean Energy Jobs, Climate-Related Policies and Economic Growth – State and Local Views.  This hearing featured testimony from the following state and local government officials Bill Ritter (Governor, State … Read more

Economic Stimulus Legislation Approved by U.S. Senate and Sent to President Obama

Update: This bill was signed into law on Tuesday, February 17. Today, the U.S. Senate approved the compromise version of economic stimulus legislation (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, H.R. 1). This version was created by a House-Senate conference committee that met earlier this week to resolve differences between the different versions of the … Read more

Economic Stimulus Legislation Approved by U.S. Senate and Sent to Conference Committee

Update:  A later version of this legislation was signed into law on Tuesday, February 17. Today, the U.S. Senate approved its version of economic stimulus legislation (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, H.R. 1). This version (referred to as the Collins-Nelson Amendment or Amendment 570) differs from the legislation recently passed by the U.S. … Read more