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ERIC Number: ED522540
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 99
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Empowering Workers to Rebuild America's Economy and Longer-Term Competitiveness: Green Skills Training for Workers. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, First Session on Examining Empowering Workers to Rebuild America's Economy and Longer-Term Competitiveness, Focusing on Green Skills Training for Workers (April 21, 2009). Senate Hearing 111-813
US Senate
Among the topics discussed in this hearing were: what constitutes green energy, how workers can best be provided the skills to thrive in green industries, and the future of America's energy and environmental policies. Statements were presented by: Honorable Patty Murray, a U.S. Senator from the State of Washington, opening statement; Honorable Michael B. Enzi, Ranking Member, a U.S. Senator from the State of Wyoming; Honorable Sherrod Brown, a U.S. Senator from the State of Ohio; Honorable Robert P. Casey, Jr., a U.S. Senator from the State of Pennsylvania; Honorable Kay R. Hagan, a U.S. Senator from the State of North Carolina; Honorable Jeff Merkley, a U.S. Senator from the State of Oregon; Honorable Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor, Washington, DC; Lee D. Lambert, President, Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, Washington; Phillip, C.L. Lou, former student in the Shoreline Community College Solar Design and Installation Program, Vashon, Washington; Dean Allen, CEO, McKinstry Company, Seattle, Washington; Mark Ayers, President, Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, Washington, DC; and Joan Evans, Director, Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Additional materials included: Prepared Statement of Senator Kennedy; Prepared Statement of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC); Prepared Statement of Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC); Letter by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC); Letter by Dave Freudenthal, Governor, Cheyenne, Wyoming; Response by Secretary Solis to questions of Senator Kennedy, Senator Murray Senator Enzi, and Senator Isakson; Response by Lee Lambert to questions of Senator Murray and Senator Enzi; Response by Phillip Lou to questions of Senator Murray and Senator Enzi; and Response by Joan Evans to questions of Senator Murray and Senator Enzi. (Individual statements contain references.)
US Senate. Available from: US Government Printing Office. 732 North Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20401. Tel: 866-512-1800; Fax: 202-512-2104; Web site: http://www.senate.gov
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: US Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Identifiers - Location: United States