July 21, 2009

Costly Green Jobs--The Pueblo Example; Gov. Ritter Refuses To Endorse Waxman-Markey

In Pueblo, Colorado 450 new "green" jobs cost $32 million, or around $71,000 per job:

Here is the poster used in the video above:

During today’s Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing, Gov Bill Ritter refused to endorse the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade global warming bill recently passed through the House of Representatives:

From Sen. Inhofe:
"Based on the widespread public backlash against the Waxman-Markey bill, I am not surprised that Gov. Ritter refused to endorse the bill," Sen. Inhofe said. "And if you read the testimony of the majority witnesses, Waxman-Markey is nowhere to be found. That's because this bill is the largest tax increase in American history, and they want nothing to do with it."
Full text of Ritter's prepared statement. Face the State has a recap of the day's testimony.

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