Saturday, January 9, 2010
Obama to create 17,000 green jobs. What's a green job?
Despite the president's initiative, no one really knows how to count green jobs. A definitive answer is months away. How many real jobs will be lost? A president who has never had a real job should keep his hands off the economy.
President Obama announced Friday his administration would provide $2.3 billion in federal tax credits, which he said would create 17,000 new 'green' jobs across the United States. But even the federal government is struggling to define what a green job is.
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