Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Task Force Convenes in Denver to Discuss "Green" Jobs

Today the White House's Middle Class Task Force will hold its fourth meeting at the Museum of Nature and Science in Denver. See the Denver Post for a Colorado news account of the event or view the White House's blog post. In the town-hall-style meeting, Vice President Joe Biden, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, and Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan will discuss national programs and stimulus spending that would train workers for "green" jobs. According to the Post article, some of these jobs will entail improving energy efficiency in public housing.

The Middle Class Task Force was formed in January of this year. The Task Force doesn't mention plans or agenda items on its website, but it has issued two reports:

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