August 16, 2011
A Triple Win!
"A triple win," is how Biden characterized it."It" was a big win for Seattle -- $20 Million in Federal Jack for weatherization and retrofitting. Green Jobs, baby! How's that hopey ch...
But more than a year later, Seattle's numbers are lackluster. As of last week, only three homes had been retrofitted and just 14 new jobs have emerged from the program. Many of the jobs are administrative, and not the entry-level pathways once dreamed of for low-income workers. Some people wonder if the original goals are now achievable.The President is very concerned that we may not have the money for more of these triple wins.
Hat-tip: InstapunditEnvironment Posted by John Kranz at August 16, 2011 7:01 PM