What has the Obama administration done to increase green jobs?



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    CNN reported in January of 2008 that Obama allotted $2.3 billion in tax credits for the creation of an estimated 17,000 green jobs–manufacturing green technology, alternative fuel efforts, etc. This $2.3 billion came from the $787 billion American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. However, The Washington Times wrote in September that the creation of green jobs were no longer a priority in Obama’s stimulus plan and, in actuality, few green jobs have been created. Look to the links below for more extensive coverage on how green jobs factored into the stimulus package and how green jobs have been de-prioretized. 

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